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Chin. Phys. B, 2023, Vol. 32(1): 013701    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/ac7861

Space continuous atom laser in one dimension

Yi Qin(秦毅)1,2, Xiao-Yang Shen(沈晓阳)1,2, Wei-Xuan Chang(常炜玄)1,2, and Lin Xia(夏林)1,3,†
1 Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China;
2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China;
3 Songshan Lake Materials Laboratory, Dongguan 523808, China
Abstract  Cold atom physics in space station arouses a lot of interest of scientists. We investigate the dynamical output process of the space continuous atom laser by solving nonlinear Gross-Pitaevksii equations numerically. Slow-moving continuous atom beams in two directions are observed simultaneously. The slow-moving coherent atom beams can be used as a source of atom interferometer to realize long-time measurements. We also control the output of space atom laser by adjusting the output coupling strength.
Keywords:  Bose-Einstein condensation      microgravity      atom laser  
Received:  14 February 2022      Revised:  29 May 2022      Accepted manuscript online:  14 June 2022
PACS:  37.10.Gh (Atom traps and guides)  
  03.75.Be (Atom and neutron optics)  
  03.75.Kk (Dynamic properties of condensates; collective and hydrodynamic excitations, superfluid flow)  
  37.10.De (Atom cooling methods)  
Fund: Project supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (Grant Nos. 2021YFA1400903 and 2021YFA0718302) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11874418).
Corresponding Authors:  Lin Xia     E-mail:

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Yi Qin(秦毅), Xiao-Yang Shen(沈晓阳), Wei-Xuan Chang(常炜玄), and Lin Xia(夏林) Space continuous atom laser in one dimension 2023 Chin. Phys. B 32 013701

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