This is an unofficial blog of the work being perform in the University of KwaZulu Natal where we are endeavoring to create Africa's first Bose-Einstein condensation experiment. Hopefully the blog will contain pictures of the main achievements and milestones of the group as they walk the long road towards a BEC.
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Vacuum system takes shape
part of vacuum build and pumped to 5*10^-8 mbar. We need to wait 2-3 more week (depending on the ordering system) for more things to arrive before we can begin baking