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Accession Number ADA564142
Title Production, Detection, and Control of Ultracold Molecules via Optical Frequency Combs.
Publication Date Jan 2012
Media Count 4p
Personal Author J. Ye
Abstract Cavity-enhanced direct frequency comb spectroscopy combines broad bandwidth, high spectral resolution, and ultrahigh detection sensitivity in one experimental platform based on an optical frequency comb efficiently coupled to a high-finesse cavity. The effective interaction length between light and matter is increased by the cavity, massively enhancing the sensitivity for measurement of optical losses. Individual comb components act as independent detection channels across a broad spectral window, providing rapid parallel processing. In the past year we have further developed and refined this JILA- pioneered technology, and implemented the first applications that demonstrate the enormous potential of this spectroscopic method. In particular, we have developed various frequency comb sources, techniques for efficient coupling between comb and cavity, and detection schemes that utilize the technique s high-resolution, wide-bandwidth and fast data-acquisition capabilities.
Keywords Broadband
Detection
Molecules
Optical properties
Spectroscopy

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 99F - Physical & Theoretical Chemistry
Corporate Author Colorado Univ. at Boulder.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept. 30 Nov 2008-30 Nov 2011.
NTIS Issue Number 1302
Contract Number FA9550-09-1-0085

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