Influence of the Radio-Frequency source properties on RF-based atom traps
Laboratoire de physique des lasers, CNRS-Université Paris 13, 99 av. Jean-Baptiste Clément, 93430 Villetaneuse, France
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Revised: 19 February 2008
Published online: 19 March 2008
We discuss the quality required for the RF source used to trap neutral atoms in RF-dressed potentials. We illustrate this discussion with experimental results obtained on a Bose-Einstein condensation experiment with different RF sources.
PACS: 39.25.+k – Atom manipulation / 32.80.Pj – Optical cooling of atoms; trapping
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