Ex vacuo atom chip Bose-Einstein condensate

  title={Ex vacuo atom chip Bose-Einstein condensate},
  author={Matthew B. Squires and Spencer E. Olson and Brian Kasch and James A. Stickney and Christopher Joseph Erickson and Jonathan A. R. Crow and Evan J. Carlson and J. H. T. Burke},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
Ex vacuo atom chips, used in conjunction with a custom thin walled vacuum chamber, have enabled the rapid replacement of atom chips for magnetically trapped cold atom experiments. Atoms were trapped in >2 kHz magnetic traps created using high power atom chips. A thin walled vacuum chamber allowed the atoms to be trapped ≲1 mm from the atom chip conductors which were located outside of the vacuum system. Placing the atom chip outside of the vacuum simplified the electrical connections and… Expand
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