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Laser Cooling and Trapping of Calcium and Strontium

Takayuki Kurosu and Fujio Shimizu

Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo

(Received September 27, 1990; accepted for publication October 11, 1990)

Calcium and strontium atomic beams are cooled and trapped by using the 1S0-1P1 transition in the 400 nm region. The trapping of 8 isotopes, 40Ca, 42Ca, 43Ca, 44Ca, 84Sr, 86Sr, 87Sr and 88Sr, is observed. The decay rate of the trapped atom is found to be of the order of 10 ms and the average atomic velocity less than 1 m/s.

URL: http://jjap.jsap.jp/link?JJAP/29/L2127/
DOI: 10.1143/JJAP.29.L2127
KEYWORDS:laser cooling, laser trapping, magneto optical trap optical frequency standard, caicium, strontium


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