Trapped atoms in one-dimensional photonic crystals

Seán M. Meenehan*, Chen Lung Hung, Justin D. Cohen, Richard Norte, Akihisa Goban, Su Peng Yu, Jonathan Hood, Darrick E. Chang, Oskar Painter, H. Jeff Kimble

*Corresponding author for this work

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We present one-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides which can stably trap neutral atoms and achieve single-atom reflectivities of r0 & 0:9, as well as experimental progress towards fabrication and optical testing of such structures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2013 Jun 92013 Jun 14

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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