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Controlling charge exchange between atoms and ions

posted Oct 14, 2014, 3:07 AM by Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll   [ updated Oct 14, 2014, 3:07 AM ]
Robin Cote, Physics Department, University of Connecticut

In recent years, we have seen rapid progress in the manipulation of ultracold ions, both atomic and molecular. Here, we review the theoretical framework used to compute elastic and charge exchange processes in ultracold atom-­‐ion systems, and explore in details how alkaline-­‐earth systems could be used to control these processes. We present recent results on Be_2^+, and discuss other systems, such as Mg_2^+ and Ca_2^+.

Date: 3 July, 2012
Time: 14:30 h
Place: 3rd floor seminar lecture room. Dpt. Física Teórica I. Facultad de Ciencias Físicas UCM