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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3045–3047

Microfabricated surface ion trap on a high-finesse optical mirror

Peter F. Herskind, Shannon X. Wang, Molu Shi, Yufei Ge, Marko Cetina, and Isaac L. Chuang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 16, pp. 3045-3047 (2011)

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A novel approach to optics integration in ion traps is demonstrated based on a surface electrode ion trap that is microfabricated on top of a dielectric mirror. Additional optical losses due to fabrication are found to be as low as 80 ppm for light at 422 nm . The integrated mirror is used to demonstrate light collection from, and imaging of, a single Sr 88 + ion trapped 169 ± 4 μm above the mirror.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
(300.6520) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, trapped ion
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: May 10, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 1, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 4, 2011
Published: August 5, 2011

Peter F. Herskind, Shannon X. Wang, Molu Shi, Yufei Ge, Marko Cetina, and Isaac L. Chuang, "Microfabricated surface ion trap on a high-finesse optical mirror," Opt. Lett. 36, 3045-3047 (2011)

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