Accession Number : ADA326705

Title :   Study of Bose-Einstein Condensation of an Almost Ideal Gas.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 Jun 96-31 May 97,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LAB OF ELECTRONICS

Personal Author(s) : Ketterle, Wolfgang

PDF Url : ADA326705

Report Date : 27 JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The proposal contained the following goals: Study of properties of Bose-Einstein condensates of sodium atoms, in particular the observation of collective excitations; Development of methods to probe the condensate optically and of a magnetic trap to control the shape of the condensate.

Descriptors :   *THERMODYNAMICS, *SODIUM, *ATOMS, *GASES, *CONDENSATION, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, MAGNETIC FIELDS, EXCITATION, SHAPE.

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE