Two-photon photoassociation spectroscopy of CsYb: Ground-state interaction potential and interspecies scattering lengths

  title={Two-photon photoassociation spectroscopy of CsYb: Ground-state interaction potential and interspecies scattering lengths},
  author={Alexander Guttridge and Matthew D. Frye and Baochun Yang and Jeremy M. Hutson and Simon L. Cornish},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We perform two-photon photoassociation spectroscopy of the heteronuclear CsYb molecule to measure the binding energies of near-threshold vibrational levels of the $X{\phantom{\rule{3.33333pt}{0ex}}}^{2}{\mathrm{\ensuremath{\Sigma}}}_{1/2}^{+}$ molecular ground state. We report results for $^{133}\mathrm{Cs}^{170}\mathrm{Yb}$, $^{133}\mathrm{Cs}^{173}\mathrm{Yb}$, and $^{133}\mathrm{Cs}^{174}\mathrm{Yb}$, in each case determining the energy of several vibrational levels including the least-bound… 

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Two-Photon Photoassociation

  • A. Guttridge
  • Physics
    Photoassociation of Ultracold CsYb Molecules and Determination of Interspecies Scattering Lengths
  • 2019
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