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Cold Atoms and Molecules

Cold Atoms and Molecules

Matthias Weidemüller (Editor), Claus Zimmermann (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-40750-7

Jun 2009

400 pages

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A survey of the physics of ultracold atoms and molecules, taking into consideration the latest research on ultracold phenomena, such as Bose Einstein condensation and quantum computing. This textbook covers recent experimental results on atom and molecule cooling as well as the theoretical treatment.
Part I Cold Atoms and Molecules

Cooling and trapping of atoms
Peter van der Straten
Harold Metcalf

Quantum collisions
John Weiner

Frozen Rydberg Gases
T. Amthor
M. Reetz-Lamour
M. Weidemüller

Cold Molecules
Eberhard Tiemann

Part II Degenerate Quantum Gases

Introduction to Bose-Einstein condensates
Kai Bongs
Klaus Sengstock

Ultracold Fermi Gases: Properties and Techniques
Selim Jochim

Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices
Immanuel Bloch
Markus Greiner
Theodor Hänsch

Bonus Chapter
Experimental Aspects of Ultracold Gases
Allard Mosk