from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The slowing down of atoms or molecules by the use of a laser whose frequency has been adjusted to remove momentum from the particles.
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- n. the process of using the force exerted by a laser to reduce the temperature of a gas, or the spread of velocities of a beam of atoms
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