A compact cold-atom interferometer with a high data-rate grating magneto-optical trap and a photonic-integrated-circuit-compatible laser system

  title={A compact cold-atom interferometer with a high data-rate grating magneto-optical trap and a photonic-integrated-circuit-compatible laser system},
  author={Jongmin Lee and R Ding and Justin E. Christensen and Randy Rosenthal and Aaron M. Ison and Daniel P Gillund and David Jerome Bossert and Kyle H. Fuerschbach and William F. Kindel and Patrick Sean Finnegan and Joel R. Wendt and Michael Gehl and Ashok Kodigala and Hayden McGuinness and Charles A. Walker and Shanalyn A. Kemme and Anthony L. Lentine and Grant W. Biedermann and Peter D. D. Schwindt},
  journal={Nature Communications},
The extreme miniaturization of a cold-atom interferometer accelerometer requires the development of novel technologies and architectures for the interferometer subsystems. Here, we describe several component technologies and a laser system architecture to enable a path to such miniaturization. We developed a custom, compact titanium vacuum package containing a microfabricated grating chip for a tetrahedral grating magneto-optical trap (GMOT) using a single cooling beam. In addition, we designed… 
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  • Physics
    2017 Joint Conference of the European Frequency and Time Forum and IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (EFTF/IFC)
  • 2017
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