Degenerate quantum gases of strontium

  title={Degenerate quantum gases of strontium},
  author={Simon Stellmer and Florian Schreck and Thomas C. Killian},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Gases},
Degenerate quantum gases of alkaline-earth-like elements open new opportunities in research areas ranging from molecular physics to the study of strongly correlated systems. These experiments exploit the rich electronic structure of these elements, which is markedly different from the one of other species for which quantum degeneracy has been attained. Specifically, alkaline-earth-like atoms, such as strontium, feature metastable triplet states, narrow intercombination lines, and a non-magnetic… 
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