Atom–molecule coherence in a Bose–Einstein condensate

  title={Atom–molecule coherence in a Bose–Einstein condensate},
  author={Elizabeth A. Donley and Neil R. Claussen and Sarah T. Thompson and Carl E. Wieman},
Recent advances in the precise control of ultracold atomic systems have led to the realisation of Bose–Einstein condensates (BECs) and degenerate Fermi gases. An important challenge is to extend this level of control to more complicated molecular systems. One route for producing ultracold molecules is to form them from the atoms in a BEC. For example, a two-photon stimulated Raman transition in a 87Rb BEC has been used to produce 87Rb2 molecules in a single rotational-vibrational state, and… 

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