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4th Day of Christmas: Vapor Cell

This Advent during the 24 days leading up to Christmas I thought it would be fun to have a quick introduction of scientific apparatus, in particular tools used in atomic physics research. This is a way to say thanks to their hard work for our research, and a look at how many things are really needed to make a laboratory work!

Vapor Cell

As many things in atomic physics, vapor cells also have to do with lasers, most often helping with creating very stable laser frequencies. Stability is very important for experiments, and hence the running theme of reducing noise, stray environmental effects and so on.

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