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Bose-Einstein condensation of metastable helium in a bi-planar quadrupole Ioffe configuration trap

Dall, Robert; Truscott, Andrew


Using a novel magnetic trapping geometry we have evaporatively cooled metastable helium atoms to form a Bose-Einstein condensate containing approximately one million atoms. This is only the fourth demonstration of a metastable condensate and the first realisation of a BEC in a bi-planar quadrupole Ioffe configuration magnetic trap.

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Optics Communications
DOI: 10.1016/j.optcom.2006.09.031


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