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Laser Cooling: Physics for the 21st Century

Grades: 9-12
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In this lab, manipulate a sample of fast-moving Ytterbium atoms with a virtual laser to prepare them to be captured in a trap.

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Explore the Doppler Effect and the Zeeman Effect, and use this interactive to manipulate the speed of atoms.

Source: Physics for the 21st Century



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