Theory of the coplanar-waveguide Penning trap

Verdu Galiana, Jose (2011) Theory of the coplanar-waveguide Penning trap. New Journal of Physics, 13 (11). p. 113029. ISSN 1367-2630

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A novel planar Penning trap is presented, which results from the projection of the well-known three-dimensional cylindrical trap onto the surface of a chip. The introduced trap is also a coplanar-waveguide cavity, similar to those used in circuit quantum electrodynamics experiments with superconducting two-level systems. It opens up the possibility of integrating a single trapped electron, or geonium atom, into quantum circuits. The trap is an elliptical Penning trap, with the magnetic field parallel to the chip's surface. A design procedure is described, which permits the compensation of electric anharmonicities up to sixth order. This should render possible the observation of a single trapped electron and the accurate measurement of its eigenfrequencies, a sine qua non requirement for a useful planar geonium technology.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Jose VerduGaliana
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2012 10:46
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 23:54

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