A single indium ion is being trapped and cooled via sideband cooling to its lowest vibrational states. We demonstrate a Hz-level laser system which is capable of measuring the 115In+ 1S0-3P0 clock-transition with high accuracy.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3320) Lasers and laser optics : Laser cooling
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution
Y. H. Wang, T. Liu, R. Dumke, A. Stejskal, Y. N. Zhao, L. J. Wang, T. Becker, and H. Walther, "Progress Toward an Optical Frequency Standard Based on a Single Indium Ion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMF2.
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