Collisions of doubly spin-polarized, ultracold 85Rb Atoms

J.R. Gardner, R.A. Cline, D. Miller, D.J. Heinzen, H.M.J.M. Boesten, B.J. Verhaar

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    Abstract

    We study the collisions of doubly spin-polarized 85Rb atoms at millikelvin temperatures using photoassociation spectroscopy. Because the atoms are spin polarized, only triplet collisional states are formed. This leads to photoassociation spectra of a particularly simple form, which provide a very direct probe of the ground state collision. These spectra are analyzed to yield the ground state triplet scattering length -1000a0
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3764-3767
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Volume74
    Issue number19
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

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