Sympathetic cooling of molecular ions with ultracold atoms
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095, CA, USA
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Accepted: 4 November 2016
Published online: 7 December 2016
Sympathetic cooling of molecular ions with ultracold gases is enabling a new era of research in chemistry and physics. There has been much progress in this new field in the last several years and many unanticipated challenges have been overcome. The aim of the present manuscript is to provide a concise review of this work and discuss the way forward for the field.
Key words: Cold molecular ions / Sympathetic cooilng / Atom-ion chemistry / Nonequlibrium physics
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