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Ion trap transducers for quantum electromechanical oscillators

Hensinger, W. K. and Utami, D. W. and Goan, H.-S. and Schwab, K. and Monroe, C. and Milburn, G. J. (2005) Ion trap transducers for quantum electromechanical oscillators. Physical Review A, 72 (4). Art. No. 041405. ISSN 2469-9926. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.72.041405. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170310-082830253

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Abstract

An enduring challenge for contemporary physics is to experimentally observe and control quantum behavior in macroscopic systems. We show that a single trapped atomic ion could be used to probe the quantum nature of a mesoscopic mechanical oscillator precooled to 4K, and furthermore, to cool the oscillator with high efficiency to its quantum ground state. The proposed experiment could be performed using currently available technology.


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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.72.041405DOIArticle
https://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0501037arXivDiscussion Paper
ORCID:
AuthorORCID
Schwab, K.0000-0001-8216-4815
Additional Information:© 2005 American Physical Society. Received 8 January 2005; published 25 October 2005. G.J.M. acknowledges the support of the ARC Federation Grant. H.S.G. acknowledges support from the National Science Council, Taiwan under Contract No. NSC94-2112-M-002-028. This work was supported by FOCUS seed funding and the U.S. National Security Agency and Advanced Research and Development Activity under Army Research Office Contract No. W911NF-04-1-0234, and the National Science Foundation Information Technology Research Program.
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ARC FederationUNSPECIFIED
National Science Council (Taipei)NSC94-2112-M-002-028
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National Security AgencyUNSPECIFIED
Army Research Office (ARO)W911NF-04-1-0234
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Issue or Number:4
Classification Code:PACS number(s): 42.50.Vk, 32.80.Pj, 62.25.+g
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevA.72.041405
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