Atom bunching with ultracold metastable helium

A. G. Manning, S. S. Hodgman, R. G. Dall, M. T. Johnsson, K. G H Baldwin, A. G. Truscott

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Abstract

We measure the second order correlation function for metastable helium atoms released from an ultracold trap source and observe bunching between thermal atoms. When correlations between Bose-Einstein condensed atoms are measured no bunching is observed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528902
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010

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OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period16/05/1021/05/10

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Manning, A. G., Hodgman, S. S., Dall, R. G., Johnsson, M. T., Baldwin, K. G. H., & Truscott, A. G. (2010). Atom bunching with ultracold metastable helium. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 (pp. 1). [5499534] Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1364/QELS.2010.JWA25