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Title: Ultracold atoms
Description: A) Optical lattice of five laser beams trapping an atomic cloud. Color scale indicates cloud density: black is low, white high. B) Jittering motion of the atomic cloud in the optical lattice. The horizontal axis represents the spatial distribution of the cloud along one direction, while the vertical axis shows the variation of cloud density with time.


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Topics/Categories: Physics--Atomic and Molecular Physics
Type: Graphic/illustration
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Credit: NIST
AV Number: 08PHY006
Date Created: March 2008
Date Entered: 3/7/2008

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