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Holographic generation of microtrap arrays for single atoms by use of a programmable phase modulator

Bergamini, Silvia; Darquié, Benoît; Jones, Matthew; Jacubowiez, Lionel; Browaeys, Antoine and Grangier, Phillipe (2004). Holographic generation of microtrap arrays for single atoms by use of a programmable phase modulator. Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics, 21(11) pp. 1889–1894.

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Abstract

We have generated multiple micrometer-sized optical dipole traps for neutral atoms using holographic techniques with a programmable liquid-crystal spatial light modulator. The setup allows storing of a single atom per trap and addressing and manipulation of individual trapping sites.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2004 Optical Society of America
ISSN: 1520-8540
Keywords: microscopic Dipole trap; controlled collisions; optical tweezers; entanglement; computer; gates; trapping; holography; laser optics; optical elements
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 6286
Depositing User: Astrid Peterkin
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2011 10:33
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6286
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