Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Positron Physics


Recent Publications

Frequency stabilization of an external-cavity diode laser to metastable argon atoms in a discharge , P. Douglas, C. Maher-McWilliams, and P. F. Barker, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 063107 (2012).

Directed fluxes of positronium using pulsed travelling optical lattices, P. F. Barker and M Charlton, New J. Phys. 14 045005 (2012)

Laser driven acceleration of neutral particles , C. Maher-McWilliams, P. Douglas, P. Barker, Nature Photonics 6, 386-390 (2012).

Optomechanical cooling of levitated spheres with doubly resonant fields , G. A. T. Pender, P. F. Barker, F. Marquardt, J. Millen, T, Monteiro, Phys. Rev. A 85, 021802 (2012).

A high-energy, chirped laser system for optical Stark deceleration , N. Coppendale, L. Wang, P. Douglas, and P. Barker, App. Phys B: Lasers and optics 104, 569-576 (2011)

Coherent Rayleigh Brilluoin scattering , A. Gerakis, M. N. Shneider and P. F. Barker, Optics Express 19, 24046 (2011)

Kinetic description of the field-gas interaction in intense optical lattices , M.N. Shneider, P. F. Barker, Opt. Comms. 284, 1238 (2011)

Direct Monte Carlo simulation of the sympathetic cooling of trapped molecules by ultracold argon atoms , P. Barletta, J. Tennyson, P. F. Barker, New J. Phys. 12 113002 (2010)

Controlling the optical dipole force for molecules for molecules with field induced alignment , S. M. Purcell, P. F. Barker, Phys. Rev. A 82, 033433 (2010).

Doppler cooling a microsphere, P. F. Barker, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 073022 (2010)

Creating cold stationary molecular gases by optical Stark deceleration , A. I. Bishop, L. Wang, P. F. Barker, New J. Phys. 12, 073028 (2010).

Cavity cooling of an optically trapped nanoparticle, P. F. Barker and M. N. Shneider, Phys. Rev. A 81, 023826 (2010)

Deceleration of molecules in a supersonic beam by the optical field in a low-finesse cavity , Zhihao Lan, Yongkai Zhao, Peter F. Barker, and Weiping Lu, Phys. Rev. A 81, 013419 (2010)

Creating ultracold molecules by collisions with ultracold rare-gas atoms in an optical trap, P. Barletta, J. Tennyson, P. F. Barker, Phys. Rev. A, 78, 052707 (2008)

Spectra of molecular gases trapped in deep optical lattices, P.F. Barker, S.M. Purcell, M.N. Shneider, Phys. Rev A. 77, 063409 (2008)

Molecular transport in pulsed optical lattices, M.N. Shneider, P.F. Barker, S.F. Gimelshein, App. Phys. A 89, 337 (2007)

Spectral Narrowing in Coherent Rayleigh Scattering, H. T. Bookey, M. N. Shneider, and P. F. Barker, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 133001 (2007)

Cooling molecules in optical cavities, W. Lu, Y. Zhao, P.F. Barker, Phys. Rev. A 76, 013417 (2007)

Separation of binary gas mixtures in a capillary with an optical lattice, M.N. Shneider, S.F. Gimelshein, P.F. Barker, Laser Physics Letters 4, 519 (2007)

Phase sensitivity of slow electrons to interactions with weak potentials, S.M. Kennedy, D.E. Jesson, M.J. Morgan, A.E. Smith and P.F. Barker, Phys. Rev A 74, 044701 (2006)

Transport in room temperature gases induced by optical lattices, M.N. Shneider, P.F. Barker, S.F. Gimelshein, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 074902 (2006)

Controlling the motion of cold molecules with deep periodic optical potentials, R. Fulton, A. Bishop, M.N. Shneider, P.F. Barker, Nature Physics 2, 465 (2006)

Creating slow cold molecules by Optical Stark Deceleration, R. Fulton, A.I. Bishop, M.N. Shneider, P.F. Barker, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 39 S1097 (2006)

Narrow-band coherent Rayleigh scattering, H.T. Bookey, A.I. Bishop, M.N. Shneider, P.F. Barker, J. Raman Spectros. 37, 655 (2006)

Sub-nanosecond Pockels cell switching using avalanche transistors, A.I. Bishop, P.F. Barker, Rev. Sci. Inst., Dec. (2006)

Micropropulsion devices based on molecular acceleration by
pulsed optical lattices
, M.N. Shneider, S.F.Gimelshein, P.F. Barker, Journal of Applied Physics 99, 063102

Narrowband coherent Rayleigh Scattering in a Flame, H.T.
Bookey, A.I. Bishop and P.F. Barker, Opt. Express 14, 3461 (2006)