Magnetic trapping on an atom chip

Dobrosława Bartoszek-Bober, Roman Panaś, Tomasz Kawalec


The article reviews briefly the rapidly evolving field of so-called atom chips for neutral atoms. Emphasis is placed on magnetic microtraps – on-chip Ioffe-Prichard and dimple trap issue is covered in some detail. The experimental setup for cooling and trapping 87Rb atoms is also presented together with some early results of on-chip magnetic trapping.

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