Rotational cooling of polar molecules by Stark-Tuned cavity resonance

Ooi, Chong Heng Raymond (2003) Rotational cooling of polar molecules by Stark-Tuned cavity resonance. Physical Review A, 68 (1). ISSN 1050-2947

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Abstract

A general scheme for rotational cooling of diatomic heteronuclear molecules is proposed. It uses a superconducting microwave cavity to enhance the spontaneous decay via Purcell effect. Rotational cooling can be induced by sequentially tuning each rotational transition to cavity resonance, starting from the highest transition level to the lowest one using an electric field. Electrostatic multipoles can be used to provide large confinement volume with essentially homogeneous background electric field.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Physics, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deflection; Stark-Tuned Cavity Resonance; Polar molecules
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Dept of Physics
Depositing User: Miss Malisa Diana
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2013 09:41
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2019 00:46
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/7926

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