This book deals specifically with the manipulation of atoms by laser light, describing the focusing, channeling and reflection of atoms by laser fields. It also describes the potential fields required to cause the phase change of the wave function necessary for the atomic interactions to occur.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Series -- Main Notations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Radiation Forces for Manipulation of Atoms -- 3. Collimation of Atomic Beam -- 4. Focusing of Atomic Beams -- 5. Channeling of Atoms in Standing Wave -- 6. Reflection of Atoms by Light -- 7. Atom Cavity -- 8. Conclusion -- References -- Index.