Fabian Wolf receives Ph. D. We congratulate him on this achievement.

The topic of his thesis is:

Motional quantum state engineering for quantum logic spectroscopy of molecular ions

 

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The Heidelberg compact electron beam ion traps

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Peter Micke received a poster price (2nd place)  at the 670th Heraeus Seminar "Fundamental Constants: Basic Physics and Units".

Congratulations!

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Nils Scharnhorst receives Ph. D. We congratulate him on this achievement.

The topic of his thesis is:

Multi-mode ground state coolingof trapped ions

 

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Kai Dietze has started his master thesis as a joined student of the iQloc and QuaCCS team in January 2018. He will work on dynamical decoupling in calcium ions and help with the introduction of a new experimental control hard- and software as part of his master thesis.

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The Al-Clock experiment developed two mechanical monolithic enhancement cavity designs for SHG in the VIS and UV. They are mechanical highly stable and gas tight. All degrees of freedom are adjustable using high precision fine-threaded screws from outside.

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The goal of  the Opticlock project is the developement of a prototype for a commercial version of an optical atomic clock, based on a single Yb+ ion.

Opticlock is one of the three pilot project of the QUTEGA Quantum technology initiative.

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We have assembled our new cryogenic Paul trap, designed for trapping beryllium ions together with highly charged ions. The micro structured trap is made completely from gold coated alumina (sintered Al2O3) to withstand the compression forces during cooldown.

 

 

 

 

After cooling it down to 7...

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A low-drift, low-noise, multichannel dc voltage source for segmented-electrode Paul traps

Nikolai Beev, Julia-Aileen Fenske, Stephan Hannig, and Piet O. Schmidt

For more information see:

Link to paper

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On-line estimation of local oscillator noise and optimisation of servo parameters in atomic clocks

Ian D Leroux, Nils Scharnhorst, Stephan Hannig, Johannes Kramer, Lennart Pelzer, Mariia Stepanova, and Piet O Schmidt

For atomic frequency standards fluctuations of the local oscillator is one of the...

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