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Quantum Control, Quantum Information Processing, and Quantum-Limited Metrology With Trapped Ions



David J. Wineland, Dietrich G. Leibfried, Murray D. Barrett, A. Ben-Kish, James C. Bergquist, Brad R. Blakestad, John J. Bollinger, Joseph W. Britton, J Chiaverini, B. L. DeMarco, David Hume, Wayne M. Itano, M J. Jensen, John D. Jost, Emanuel H. Knill, Jeroen Koelemeij, C. Langer, Windell Oskay, R Ozeri, Rainer Reichle, Till P. Rosenband, Tobias Schaetz, Piet Schmidt, Signe Seidelin


We briefly discuss recent experiments on quantum informaiton processing using trapped ions at NIST. A central theme of this work has been to increase our capabilities in terms of quantum computing protocols, but we have also been interested in applying the same concepts to improved metrology, particularly in the area of frequency standards and atomic clocks. Such work may eventually shed light on more fundamental issues, such as the quantum measurement problem.
Proceedings Title
Proc. ICOLS Conf.
Conference Location
Aviemore, SC


atom trapping and cooling, quantum control, quantum information processing, quantum-state engineering, trapped ions


Wineland, D. , Leibfried, D. , Barrett, M. , Ben-Kish, A. , Bergquist, J. , Blakestad, B. , Bollinger, J. , Britton, J. , Chiaverini, J. , DeMarco, B. , Hume, D. , Itano, W. , Jensen, M. , Jost, J. , Knill, E. , Koelemeij, J. , Langer, C. , Oskay, W. , Ozeri, R. , Reichle, R. , Rosenband, T. , Schaetz, T. , Schmidt, P. and Seidelin, S. (2005), Quantum Control, Quantum Information Processing, and Quantum-Limited Metrology With Trapped Ions, Proc. ICOLS Conf., Aviemore, SC, [online], (Accessed July 21, 2024)


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Created June 19, 2005, Updated January 27, 2020