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Sympathetic Cooling of Trapped Ions for Quantum Logic



D Kielpinski, B E. King, C J. Myatt, C A. Sackett, Q A. Turchette, Wayne M. Itano, C Monroe, David J. Wineland


One limit to the fidelity of quantum logic operations on trapped ions arises from heating of the ions’ collective modes of motion. Sympathetic cooling of the ions during the logic operations may eliminate this source of errors. We discuss the benefits and drawbacks of this proposal, and describe possible experimental implementations. We also present an overview of trapped-ion dynamics in this scheme.
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)


Kielpinski, D. , King, B. , Myatt, C. , Sackett, C. , Turchette, Q. , Itano, W. , Monroe, C. and Wineland, D. (2000), Sympathetic Cooling of Trapped Ions for Quantum Logic, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), [online], (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created January 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017