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Quantum Optics Group (LMU) - Quantum Many Body Systems Division (MPQ)

Atomlaser

Atomlaser 3D No. 1

Three dimensional rendering of an Atom Laser beams emitted from a Bose-Einstein condensate. The higher the peak, the higher the density at this position.

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Atomlaser 3D No. 2

Atomlaser 3D No. 3

Atomlaser 2D

Absorption images of an Atom Laser at the phase transition. Matter wave beams emitted from a thermal cloud (left), from a partly condensed cloud (middle) and for an almost fully condensed cloud (right).

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Matter Wave Interference of Two Atom Laser Beams

Interference pattern of two matter wave beams emitted from an incoherent thermal source (left), from a partly condensed source (middle) and from a fully condensed cloud (right). Note the high contrast of the interference pattern in (c) !

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CONTACT

Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik 

Hans-Kopfermann-Str. 1
85748 Garching, Germany 

Phone: +49 (0)89 32905 - 138 
Fax: +49 (0)89 32905 - 313

Kristina Schuldt

Ludwig-Maximilians-University
Quantum Optics Chair/
Fakultät für Physik 

Schellingstr. 4
80799 Munich, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)89 2180 - 6131
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180 - 63850

Ildiko Kecskesi