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A Trapped-Ion Phonon Laser

Vahala, K. and Herrmann, M. and Knünz, S. and Batteiger, V. and Saathoff, G. and Hänsch, T. W. and Udem, Th. (2009) A Trapped-Ion Phonon Laser. In: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference. Optical Society of America , Washington, DC, Paper IFB4. ISBN 978-1-55752-869-8.

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A cooled, trapped Mg^+ ion is excited using a continuous, blue-detuned pump. Coherent oscillatory motion is observed. It is shown to result from stimulated emission of center-of-mass phonons, constituting the mechanical analog of a laser.

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Additional Information:© 2009 The Optical Society.
Classification Code:OCIS codes: 020.3320, 140.3320, 140.3460
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Official Citation:K. Vahala, M. Herrmann, S. Knünz, V. Batteiger, G. Saathoff, T. W. Hänsch, and T. Udem, "A Trapped-Ion Phonon Laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IFB4.
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