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Atom on nanoscale

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The prefix “nano-” has been applied to two of the most rapidly developing avenues of investigation in the world of science: nanoscience and nanotechnology. The impact of nanoscience has extended into the field of optics and photonics, where it has found expression in the creation of entirely new research areas, such as near-field nano-optics. The `development potential of the field of nano-optics as a whole is, in itself, significant, especially as far as nanoscopy and optical imaging and diagnostics are concerned. The manipulation of free atoms on the nanoscale, a branch of nano-optics termed “atom nano-optics,” is part of an extensive research domain that embraces laser control of neutral atoms and molecules on nanoscale and in nanafields. It is known that laser fields capable of forming such atomic ensembles must be well localized.


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