Cold Molecules

Theory, Experiment, Applications

Author: Roman Krems,Bretislav Friedrich,William C Stwalley

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420059045

Category: Science

Page: 753

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The First Book on Ultracold Molecules Cold molecules offer intriguing properties on which new operational principles can be based (e.g., quantum computing) or that may allow researchers to study a qualitatively new behavior of matter (e.g., Bose-Einstein condensates structured by the electric dipole interaction). This interdisciplinary book discusses novel methods to create and confine molecules at temperatures near absolute zero (1 microKelvin to 1 Kelvin) and surveys the research done with and on cold molecules to date. It is evident that this research has irreversibly changed atomic, molecular, and optical physics and quantum information science. Its impact on condensed-matter physics, astrophysics, and physical chemistry is becoming apparent as well. This monograph provides seasoned researchers as well as students entering the field with a valuable companion, one which, in addition, will help to foster their identity within their institutions and the physics and chemistry communities at large. Features a foreword by Nobel Laureate Dudley Herschbach
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Low Temperatures and Cold Molecules

Author: Ian W. M. Smith

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 184816209X

Category: Science

Page: 567

View: 6788

This book brings together, for the first time, the results of recent research in areas ranging from the chemistry of cold interstellar clouds (10-20 K), through laboratory studies of the spectroscopy and kinetics of ions, radicals and molecules, to studies of molecules in liquid helium droplets, to attempts to create molecular (as distinct from atomic) Bose-Einstein condensates.
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Annual Review of Cold Atoms and Molecules

Author: Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814440396

Category: Science

Page: 518

View: 1817

The aim of this book is to present review articles describing the latest theoretical and experimental developments in the field of cold atoms and molecules. Our hope is that this series will promote research by both highlighting recent breakthroughs and by outlining some of the most promising research directions in the field.
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Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080462547

Category: Science

Page: 484

View: 6482

This volume of Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics celebrates and honors the work and life of Professor Herbert Walther. Areas of emphasis include quantum optics, in general, and BEC, atomic coherence, quantum interference, etc. in particular. Pulls vast amount of information together in cohesive, easy to understand manner Written by people who know and are familiar with Herbert Walther's work Comprehensive articles New developments
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Cold and Ultracold Molecules

Durham University, UK, 15-17 April 2009

Author: N.A

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 9781847558374

Category: Science

Page: 488

View: 8146

"There have been enormous recent advances in our ability to produce and trap samples of translationally cold molecules (below 1 K) and ultracold molecules (below 1 mK). Molecules such as NH3, OH and NH have been cooled from room temperature to the milliKelvin regime by a variety of methods including buffer-gas cooling and Stark deceleration. Molecules have also been produced in ultracold atomic gases by photoassociation and magnetoassociation of pairs of atoms. Bose-Einstein condensates have been produced for dimers of both bosonic and fermionic alkali metal atoms, and the first signatures of ultracold triatomic and tetraatomic molecules have been observed. The new capabilities open up many exciting prospects, including: the study of collision processes in unprecedented detail using cooled or velocity-controlled species; the use of cold molecules in high-precision measurement to observe fundamentally important quantities; the production of quantum gases of dipolar molecules, which would exhibit many new properties; the use of cold molecules as qubits in quantum computing; and controlled ultracold chemistry, in which controlled chemical changes are achieved coherently for large samples using external fields."--Publisher's description.
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Interactions in Ultracold Gases

From Atoms to Molecules

Author: Matthias Weidemüller,Claus Zimmermann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527635076

Category: Science

Page: 519

View: 9385

Arising from a workshop, this book surveys the physics of ultracold atoms and molecules taking into consideration the latest research on ultracold phenomena, such as Bose Einstein condensation and quantum computing. Several reputed authors provide an introduction to the field, covering recent experimental results on atom and molecule cooling as well as the theoretical treatment.
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Cold Chemistry

Molecular Scattering and Reactivity Near Absolute Zero

Author: Olivier Dulieu,Andreas Osterwalder

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1782625976

Category: Science

Page: 692

View: 2407

Explores the theoretical and experimental aspects of cold and ultracold molecular collisions, for students and researchers in theoretical chemistry and chemical reaction/molecular dynamics.
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Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Author: Benjamin Bederson,Herbert Walther

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780120038428

Category: Science

Page: 554

View: 9270

This series, established in 1965, is concerned with recent developments in the general area of atomic, molecular, and optical physics. The field is in a state of rapid growth, as new experimental and theoretical techniques are used on many old and new problems. Topics covered also include related applied areas, such as atmospheric science, astrophysics, surface physics, and laser physics.
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Atomic and Molecular Beams

The State of the Art 2000

Author: Roger Campargue

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540673781

Category: Science

Page: 998

View: 8641

This title covers the state of the art in this field both theoretically and experimentally. With contributions from leading researchers including several Nobel laureates, it represents a long-lasting source of reference on all aspects of fundamental research into or using atomic and molecular beams.
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Laser Spectroscopy

Vol. 2: Experimental Techniques

Author: Wolfgang Demtröder

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540749547

Category: Science

Page: 797

View: 2900

Keeping abreast of the latest techniques and applications, this new edition of the standard reference and graduate text on laser spectroscopy has been completely revised and expanded. While the general concept is unchanged, the new edition features a broad array of new material. This new edition has been completely revised, especially the chapters on non linear spectroscopy, ion trapping, ultra short laser pulses and new developments. Fifty new figures illustrate the newest developments and results. The author is one of the most renowned experts in this area and no other book with this broad scope is available.
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Cold Fusion

Dignity of Mind

Author: Marc. E King

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479768839

Category: Science

Page: 162

View: 653

Marc King is a solid state semiconductor device physicist by education. He holds the Bachelor of Physics (B.Phys.) and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (M.S.E.E.) degrees from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis. He is also an experienced writer and technical writer. He is a Silicon Valley, California professional with more than 30 years experience in sequential technical, managerial, and executive roles with successful leading edge semiconductor companies. He is a pioneer of high speed semiconductor technology for the applications of super computers, personal computers, mobile computers, programmable logic, and smart cell phones. He has also contributed to the technical evolution of new longevity-enhancement hydrocarbon molecular structures. He is married and the father of two daughters who both live and work in Silicon Valley. In addition to his family, he is most proud of his support and donation to the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
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Advances in Spectroscopy for Lasers and Sensing

Author: Baldassare Di Bartolo,Ottavio Forte

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402047894

Category: Science

Page: 564

View: 2957

This volume presents the Proceedings of "New Development in Optics and Related Fields," held in Italy in June, 2005. This meeting was organized by the International School of Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy of the "Ettore Majorana" Center for Scientific Culture. The purpose of this Institute was to provide a comprehensive and coherent treatment of the new techniques and contemporary developments in optics and related fields.
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Cold Atoms and Molecules

Author: Matthias Weidemüller,Claus Zimmermann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527407502

Category: Science

Page: 382

View: 9330

A survey of the physics of ultracold atoms and molecules, taking into consideration the latest research on ultracold phenomena, such as Bose Einstein condensation and quantum computing. This textbook covers recent experimental results on atom and molecule cooling as well as the theoretical treatment.
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Metaphorms and Information Physics

Author: Louis M. Houston

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1463433220

Category: Science

Page: 132

View: 7283

This book describes information flow in terms of electromagnetism. In particular, a metaphorm is created between information flow and the flow of electrical charge. From this essential relationship, other relationships are derived which culminate in an equation for intelligence in terms of the instantaneous information rate in a communication process. As a consequence, information rate is equivalent to energy as a conserved quantity within closed systems.
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Cold and Ultracold Collisions in Quantum Microscopic and Mesoscopic Systems

Author: John Weiner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139439497

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Cold and ultracold collisions occupy a strategic position at the intersection of several powerful themes of current research in chemical physics, in atomic, molecular and optical physics, and even in condensed matter. The nature of these collisions has important consequences for optical manipulation of inelastic and reactive processes, precision measurement of molecular and atomic properties, matter–wave coherences and quantum-statistical condensates of dilute, weakly interacting atoms. This crucial position explains the wide interest and explosive growth of the field since its inception in 1987. The author reviews elements of the quantum theory of scattering theory, collisions taking place in the presence of one or more light fields, and collisions in the dark, below the photon recoil limit imposed by the presence of any light field. Finally, it reviews the essential properties of these mesoscopic quantum systems and describes the key importance of the scattering length to condensate stability.
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