A special laser configuration designs a quantum interference that can cool to vanishing phonon occupation up to first order in the Lamb-Dicke parameter expansion. It hence eliminates the blue sideband in addition to the carrier transition, thus excluding any heating process involving up to one-phonon dynamics. It is applicable to trapped ions, atoms or cantilevers. The underlying combined action of two cooling schemes makes the proposal very stable under fluctuations of the physical parameters such as laser intensity or detuning, making it a viable candidate for experimental implementation. Furthermore, it performs faster than existing ground state cooling schemes, overcoming one of the limitations of current quantum information processing implementations.
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- Work of the group is published in Science
- Quantum biology work of the group features in a full page particle in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
- ITP and the Center of QuantumBioSciences is part of newly approved Collaborative Research Center 1279
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Most Recent Papers
•Arbitrary nuclear-spin gates in diamond mediated by a nitrogen-vacancy-center electron spin, Physical Review A, 96, 032314 (2017)
•Momentum coupling in non-Markovian quantum Brownian motion, Physical Review A, 96, 012109 (2017)
•Autonomous Quantum Clocks: Does Thermodynamics Limit Our Ability to Measure Time?, Physical Review X, 7, 031022 (2017)
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