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The HCI collaboration has just published an article in Nature on the quantum logic spectroscopy of 40Ar13+. Congratulations!

Abstract: Precision spectroscopy of atomic systems is an invaluable tool for the study of fundamental interactions and symmetries. Recently, highly charged ions have been...

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Microwave trapped-ion quantum logic gates avoid spontaneous emission as a fundamental source of decoherence. However, microwave two-qubit gates are still slower than laser-induced gates and hence more sensitive to fluctuations and noise of the motional mode frequency.

In our paper we propose and...

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We have the pleasure to have Dr Karan Mehta from the group of Prof. Jonathan Home (ETH Zürich) as our guest!
He will give a talk on Thursday, 16/01/2020 on “integrated optical multi-ion quantum logic”
The talk will take place at 10:00 in the Wissensforscher seminar room at the PTB in Braunschweig.

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We have trapped the first beryllium ions in our cryogenic surface trap. As in our surface traps at room temperature, the ions were loaded by laser ablation from a beryllium wire and subsequent multiphoton ionization. The picture shows a string of three beryllium ions imaged with a CCD camera through...

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This weekend the big meeting of the BASE collaboration took place at CERN. The different groups from Geneva, Mainz and Hannover reported on their progress and results of the last years. The future objectives of the collaboration were also discussed. We are looking forward to further years of...

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