Penning Trap Physics

  • Florian Köhler-LangesEmail author
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Our high-precision measurements of the Larmor-to-cyclotron frequency ratios \(\varGamma \) require single trapped, cooled ions in close-to-ideal vacuum. State-of-the-art trapping and high-precision measurement techniques with stable ions will be introduced in this chapter. These techniques allow us to work with the same single ion for the complete measurement period.


Cyclotron Frequency Larmor Frequency Axial Frequency Dipole Excitation Magnetic Field Fluctuation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Stored and Cooled IonsMax-Planck-Institut für KernphysikHeidelbergGermany

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