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September 1st, 2004

Optical Funnel for Focusing Cold Atoms

Akifumi Takamiazwa says that he and his colleagues hope to make a nanometer-sized funnel as small as atomic de Broglie wavelength and use it eventually for single-atom manipulation, perhaps for processes in which one atom can transfer one bit of information.

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