Dynamics of ultracold polar molecules in a microwave field

  title={Dynamics of ultracold polar molecules in a microwave field},
  author={Alexander V. Avdeenkov},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
  • A. Avdeenkov
  • Published 28 April 2015
  • Physics
  • New Journal of Physics
We analyze the temporal evolution of the population of ultracold polar molecules in a microwave (mw) field with a circular polarization. The molecules are in their ground 1 &Sgr; ?> state and treated as rigid rotors with a permanent dipole moment which interact with each other via the dipole–dipole (DD) interaction Vdd. The mw field mixes states with different quantum and photon numbers and the collisional dynamics in the mw field is mostly controlled by the ratios of the mw field frequency… 
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