We statistically analyze 230,000 intervals between internal transitions of single, laser-driven strontium ions, and over 240,000 intervals in simultaneously trapped ions. Our results are consistent with no short- or long-term correlations in the transition times.
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(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.5580) Atomic and molecular physics : Quantum electrodynamics
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.5290) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon statistics
D. J. Berkeland, " Tests for non-randomness in quantum jumps," in Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MD3.
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