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Bose Einstein Condensate and Cold Atom Laboratory (BECCAL)
BECCAL aims at conducting multiple experiments with ultracold and condensed atoms on board the international space station (ISS). The payload aims at enabling fundamental research and advance technology development for future quantum-based sensors. The long term microgravity conditions on board of the international space station is unique to these goals by offering prolonged times of free fall and observation. In addition, BECCAL contains additional trap configurations to trap, cool, and manipulate the atoms.
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