Dynamics of the laser-cooling of a trapped ion

  • Markus Lindberg
Contributed Papers Part IV: Laser Cooling and Trapping
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 229)


It has been experimentally shown by Neuhauser et al. [1] that it is possible to confine a single ion to a small spatial region, cool it and study it for a considerable long time.


Steady State Vibrational Level Laser Field Time Evolution Operator Energy Quantum 


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    Neuhauser W, Hohenstatt M, Toschek P and Dehmelt HG 1978 Phys. Rev.Lett. 41, 233–6Google Scholar
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    Javanainen J and Stenholm S 1980 Appl.Phys. 21, 35–45Google Scholar
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    Javanainen J, Lindberg M and Stenholm S 1984 J.Opt.Soc.Am. B1, 111–5.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Lindberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Physik der Universität FrankfurtFrankfurt-MainGermany

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