History of stochastic beam cooling and its application in many different projects
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Received in final form: 13 January 2012
Published online: 27 February 2012
This paper gives an overview of the evolution of stochastic beam cooling from the very beginning (in 1968) until the present-day (2011). The early history, the main achievements and the growing number of the worldwide applications are outlined.
© EDP Sciences, Springer-Verlag 2012