Atom interferometry with a weakly interacting bose einstein condensate

Year: 2008

Authors: Fattori M., D\’Errico C., Roati G., Zaccanti M., Jona Lasinio M., Modugno M., Modugno G., Inguscio M.

Autors Affiliation: LENS, Univeristy of Florence, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; Museo Storico della Fisica, Centro Studi e Ricerche Enrico Fermi, Compendio Viminale, Roma, Italy

Abstract: We demonstrate trapped atom interferometry with a weakly interacting Bose Einstein condensate. Atomic scattering length is tuned almost to zero by means of a broad magnetic Feshbach resonance and interaction induced decoherence results strongly suppressed.

Conference title: Laser Science 2008 LS 2008
Place: Rochester, New York United States

KeyWords: Interferometry, Atom interferometry; Atomic scattering; Bose-Einstein condensates; Decoherence; Magnetic Feshbach resonances; Trapped atoms, Bose-Einstein condensation