Optimal control of the transport of Bose-Einstein condensates with atom chips

  title={Optimal control of the transport of Bose-Einstein condensates with atom chips},
  author={Sirine Amri and Robin Corgier and Dominique Sugny and Ernst Maria Rasel and Naceur Gaaloul and Eric Charron},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Using Optimal Control Theory (OCT), we design fast ramps for the controlled transport of Bose-Einstein condensates with atom chips’ magnetic traps. These ramps are engineered in the context of precision atom interferometry experiments and support transport over large distances, typically of the order of 1 mm, i.e. about 1,000 times the size of the atomic clouds, yet with durations not exceeding 200 ms. We show that with such transport durations of the order of the trap period, one can recover… 
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