How Laser Cooling Continues To Open Up New Possibilities For Physics - Forbes


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How Laser Cooling Continues To Open Up New Possibilities For Physics
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A bit over 25 years ago ago, probably late 1991 or very early 1992, when I was a still a student at Williams, I saw a talk by Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, and was absolutely blown away. He explained the physics of "Sisyphus cooling" of atoms using lasers, ...