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Papers

2017

  • Investigation of two-frequency Paul traps for antihydrogen production
    N. Leefer, K. Krimmel, W. Bertsche, D. Budker, J. Fajans, R. Folman, H. Haeffner, and F. Schmidt-Kaler
    Hyperfine Interact 238:12 (2017).
    Abstract, Full paper

2016

  • Fifteen years of cold matter on the atom chip: Promise, realizations and prospects
    M. Keil, O. Amit, S. Zhou, D. Groswasser, Y. Japha, and R. Folman
    J. Modern Optics 63, 1840 (2016).
    Invited review paper for a special issue on 20 years of BEC
    Abstract, Full paper, (25MB) arXiv paper (2MB, with reference links)

  • Robust spatial coherence 5µm from a room temperature atom-chip
    S. Zhou, D. Groswasser, M. Keil, Y. Japha, R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. A 93, 063615 (2016).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Suppression and enhancement of decoherence in an atomic Josephson junction
    Y. Japha, S. Zhou, M. Keil, R. Folman, C. Henkel, and A. Vardi
    New J. Phys. 18, 055008 (2016).
    Abstract, Full paper

2015

2014

  • Magnetic-film atom chip with 10 μm period lattices of microtraps for quantum information science with Rydberg atoms
    V. Y. F. Leung, D. R. M. Pijn, H. Schlatter, L. Torralbo-Campo, A. L. La Rooij, G. B. Mulder, J. Naber, M. L. Soudijn, A. Tauschinsky, C. Abarbanel, B. Hadad, E. Golan, R. Folman and R. J. C. Spreeuw
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 053102 (2014)
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Phase space tomography of cold-atoms dynamics in a weakly corrugated potential
    S. Zhou, J. Chabé, R. Salem, T. David, D. Groswasser, M. Keil, Y. Japha, R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. A 90, 033620, arXiv:1403.3432 [quant-ph]
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Microwave saturation spectroscopy of nitrogen-vacancy ensembles in diamond
    P. Kehayias, M. Mrózek, V.M. Acosta, A. Jarmola, D.S. Rudnicki, R. Folman, W. Gawlik, D. Budker
    Phys. Rev. B 89, 245202, arXiv:1403.2119 [physics.optics]
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Trapping neutral atoms in the field of a vortex pinned by a superconducting nano-disc
    V. Sokolovsky, D. Rohrlich, B. Horovitz
    Phys. Rev. A 89, 053422, arXiv:1402.6153 [physics.atom-ph]
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Diamond Magnetometry of Superconducting Thin Films
    A. Waxman, H. Schlussel, D. Groswasser, V.M. Acosta, L.-S. Bouchard, D. Budker, R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. B 89, 054509, arXiv:1308.2689 (2014) 
    Abstract, Full paper

2013

  • Coherent Stern–Gerlach momentum splitting on an atom chip 
  • S. Machluf, Y. Japha, R. Folman
    Nature Communications 4, 2424 (2013)
    Abstract
     
  • Magic frequencies in atom-light interaction for precision probing of the density matrix
    Menachem Givon, Yair Margalit, Amir Waxman, Tal David, David
    Groswasser, Yonathan Japha, Ron Folman
    arXiv:1306.1151 [quant-ph] (Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 053004 (2013)).
    Chosen by PRL as the Editor’s suggestion
    Paper synopsis on the APS exceptional research website.
    Abstract, Full paper
  • Anomalous second order coherence and g complementarity
    R. Folman
    Invited talk for SPIE 2013
    Abstract, Full paper

  • On the possibility of a relativistic correction to the E and B fields around a current-carrying wire
    R. Folman
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 437 012013 (2013),http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/437/1/012013,
    arXiv:1109.2586 [physics.class-ph]; talk given at the IARD 2012, 8th Biennial Conference on Classical and Quantum Relativistic Dynamics of Particles and Fields, May 2012, Florence, Italy
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Damping of local Rabi oscillations in the presence of thermal motion
    A. Daniel, R. Agou, O. Amit, D. Groswasser, Y. Japha and R. Folman
    arXiv:1208.1396 [physics.quant-ph] (Phys. Rev. A 87, 063402 (2013)).
    Abstract, Full paper

2012

  • Two-particle quantum transmission
    R. Folman
    (Invited paper) Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8518, 8518 0H (2012) arXiv:1201.3111 [physics.quant-ph]
    Abstract, Full paper
2011
  • Material Science for Quantum Computing with Atom Chips
    R. Folman
    In "Quantum Information Processing with Neutral Atoms", A special issue of the journal of quantum information processing
    Eds: Ron Folman and Howard Brandt
    Quantum Information Processing 10 (6), 995 (2011), arXiv:1108.3803 [quant-ph].
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Fabrication of atom chips
    R. Folman, P. Treutlein and J. Schmiedmayer
    Chapter in "Atom Chips" (Book by Wiley-VCH), Eds. Vladan Vuletic and Jakob Reichel.
    Full chapter

  • Designing spin-spin interactions with one and two dimensional ion crystals in planar micro traps
    J. Welzel, A. Bautista-Salvador, C. Abarbanel, V. Wineman-Fisher, C. Wunderlich, R. Folman and F. Schmidt-Kaler
    Eur. Phys. J. D (2011).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Ground state and excitations of a Bose gas: From a harmonic trap to a double well
    Y. Japha and Y. B. Band
    Phys. Rev. A 84, 033630 (2011).
    Abstract, Full paper
2010 2009
  • Retroreflecting polarization spectroscopy enabling miniaturization
    D. Groswasser, A. Waxman, M. Givon, G. Aviv, Y. Japha, M. Keil and R. Folman
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 093103 (2009).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Superconducting atom chips: advantages and challenges
    V. Dikovsky, V. Sokolovsky, Bo Zhang, C. Henkel and R. Folman
    Eur. Phys. J. D 51, 247-259 (2009).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Trapping cold atoms using surface-grown carbon nanotubes
    P. G. Petrov, S. Machluf, S. Younis, R. Macaluso, T. David, B. Hadad, Y. Japha, M. Keil, E. Joselevich and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. A 79, 043403 (2009).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Modulation enhancement of a laser diode in an external cavity
    A. Waxman, M. Givon, G. Aviv, D. Groswasse and R. Folman
    Applied Physics B 95, 301-305 (2009).
    Abstract, Full paper
2008
  • Long-Range Order in Electronic Transport Through Disordered Metal Films
    S. Aigner, L. Della Pietra, Y. Japha, O. Entin-Wohlman, T. David, R. Salem, R. Folman and J. Schmiedmayer
    Science 319, 1226 (2008).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Model for Organized Current Patterns in Disordered Conductors
    Y. Japha, O. Entin-Wohlman, T. David, R. Salem, S. Aigner, J. Schmiedmayer and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. B 77, 201407(R) (2008).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Magnetic interactions of cold atoms with anisotropic conductors
    T David, Y Japha, V Dikovsky, R Salem, C Henkel and R Folman
    Eur. Phys. J. D 48, 321 (2008).
    selected as a Highlight paper in the European Physical Journal D.
    Abstract, Full paper
2007
  • Using time-reversal symmetry for sensitive incoherent matter-wave Sagnac interferometry
    Y. Japha, O. Arzouan, Y. Avishai and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 060402 (2007).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Design of microcavity resonators for single-atom detection
    M. Rosenblit, P. Horak, E. Fleminger, Y. Japha and R. Folman
    J. Nanophoton. 1, 011670 (2007), Special issue.
    Abstract, Full paper
2006
  • Simultaneous optical trapping and detection of atoms by microdisk resonators
    M. Rosenblit, Y. Japha, P. Horak and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. A 73, 063805 (2006).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Interference Swapping in Scattering from a Nonlocal Quantum Target
    D. Rohrlich, Y. Neiman, Y. Japha and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 173601 (2006).
    Abstract, Full paper
2005
  • Reduction of Magnetic Noise in Atom Chips by Material Optimization
    V. Dikovsky, Y. Japha, C. Henkel and R. Folman
    Eur. Phys. J. D. 35, 87 (2005), Special issue on atom chips.
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Two-wire guides and traps with vertical bias fields on atom chips
    K. Brugger, P. Krueger, X. Luo, S. Wildermuth, H. Gimpel, M. W. Klein, S. Groth, R. Folman, I. Bar-Joseph and J. Schmiedmayer
    Phys. Rev. A 72, 023607 (2005).
    Abstract, Full paper
2004
  • Optimized magneto-optical trap for experiments with ultracold atoms near surfaces
    S. Wildermuth, P. Krueger, C.Becker, M. Brajdic, S. Haupt, A. Kasper R. Folman and J. Schmiedmayer
    Phys. Rev. A 69, 030901(R) (2004).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Atom fiber for omnidirectional guiding of cold neutral atoms
    X. Luo, P. Krueger, K. Brugger, S. Wildermuth, H. Gimpel, M. W. Klein, S. Groth, R. Folman, I. Bar-Joseph and J. Schmiedmayer
    Optics Letters 29, 2145 (2004).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Optical discrimination between spatial decoherence and thermalization of a massive object
    C. Henkel, M. Nest, P. Domokos and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. A 70, 023810 (2004).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Atom Chips: Fabrication and Thermal Properties
    S. Groth, P. Krueger, S. Wildermuth, R. Folman, T. Fernholz, D. Mahalu, I. Bar-Joseph and J. Schmiedmayer
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2980 (2004).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Single-atom detection using whispering gallery modes of microdisk resonators
    M. Rosenblit, P. Horak, S. Helsby and R. Folman
    Phys. Rev. A 70, 053808 (2004).
    Abstract, Full paper
2003
  • Possibility of single-atom detection on a chip
    P. Horak, B.G. Klappauf, A. Haase, R. Folman, J. Schmiedmayer P. Domokos and E.A. Hinds
    Phys. Rev. A 67, 043806 (2003).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Fundamental limits for coherent manipulation on atom chips
    C. Henkel, P. Krueger, R. Folman and J. Schmiedmayer
    Applied Physics B 76, 173 (2003).
    Abstract, Full paper

  • Trapping and manipulating neutral atoms with electrostatic fields
    P. Krueger, X. Luo, M. W. Klein, K. Brugger, A. Haase, S. Wildermuth, S. Groth, I. Bar-Joseph, R. Folman and J. Schmiedmayer
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 233201 (2003).
    Abstract, Full paper
2002
  • Microscopic atom optics: from wires to an atom chip
    R. Folman, P. Krueger, J. Schmiedmayer, J. Denschlag and C. Henkel
    Adv. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. Vol. 48, 263 (2002).
    Full paper

  • Multimode Interferometer for Guided Matter Waves
    E. Andersson, T. Calarco, R. Folman, M. Andersson, B. Hessmo and J. Schmiedmayer
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 100401 (2002).
    Abstract, Full paper
2001
  • Bose–Einstein condensates: Mastering the language of atoms
    R. Folman and J. Schmiedmayer
    Nature 413, 466-467 (2001).
    Abstract, Full paper
2000
  • Controlling cold atoms using nanofabricated surfaces: Atom Chips
    R. Folman, P. Krueger, D. Cassettari, B. Hessmo, T. Maier and J. Schmiedmayer
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4749 (2000).
    Abstract, Full paper