Novel Ion Trap Design for Strong Ion-Cavity Coupling
AbstractWe present a novel ion trap design which facilitates the integration of an optical fiber cavity into the trap structure. The optical fibers are confined inside hollow electrodes in such a way that tight shielding and free movement of the fibers are simultaneously achievable. The latter enables in situ optimization of the overlap between the trapped ions and the cavity field. Through numerical simulations, we systematically analyze the effects of the electrode geometry on the trapping characteristics such as trap depths, secular frequencies and the optical access angle. Additionally, we simulate the effects of the presence of the fibers and confirm the robustness of the trapping potential. Based on these simulations and other technical considerations, we devise a practical trap configuration that isviable to achieve strong coupling of a single ion. View Full-Text
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Márquez Seco, A.; Takahashi, H.; Keller, M. Novel Ion Trap Design for Strong Ion-Cavity Coupling. Atoms 2016, 4, 15.
Márquez Seco A, Takahashi H, Keller M. Novel Ion Trap Design for Strong Ion-Cavity Coupling. Atoms. 2016; 4(2):15.Chicago/Turabian Style
Márquez Seco, Alejandro; Takahashi, Hiroki; Keller, Matthias. 2016. "Novel Ion Trap Design for Strong Ion-Cavity Coupling." Atoms 4, no. 2: 15.
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