High efficiency holographic optical traps for cold atoms

S. Tempone-Wiltshire, S. Johnstone, P. Starkey, K. Helmerson

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We present a simple method of creating high quality holographic optical elements(HOEs) for cold atom trapping. This is achieved by exposing a photopolymer to an optical field tailored by a phase only spatial light modulator.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
Subtitle of host publicationSan Jose, California United States; 18–22 October 2015
Place of PublicationWashington DC USA
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015 - San Jose, United States of America
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015
https://www.osapublishing.org/conference.cfm?meetingid=56&yr=2015 (Proceedings)


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2015
Abbreviated titleFiO 2015
CountryUnited States of America
CitySan Jose
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