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Reconstructing the vibrational state of a trapped Ion

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Acta Physica Hungarica Series B, Quantum Electronics


A new approach for reconstructing the vibrational quantum state of a trapped ion is proposed. The method rests upon the current ability of manipulating the trapped ion state and on the possibility of effectively measuring the scalar product of the two vibrational cofactors of a vibronic entangled state. The experimental feasibility of the method is briefly discussed.

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Militello, B., Napoli, A. & Messina, A. Reconstructing the vibrational state of a trapped Ion. Acta Phys. Hung. B 20, 109–112 (2004).

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