Towards magnetic slowing of atoms and molecules

E. Narevicius*, C. G. Parthey, A. Libson, M. F. Riedel, U. Even, M. G. Raizen

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We outline a method to slow paramagnetic atoms or molecules using pulsed magnetic fields. We also discuss the possibility of adiabatically slow trapped particles by decelerating a moving magnetic trap. We present numerical simulation results for the slowing and trapping of molecular oxygen.

Original languageEnglish
Article number96
JournalNew Journal of Physics
StatePublished - 16 Apr 2007


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