Direct observation of ion micromotion in a linear Paul trap

@article{Zhukas2020DirectOO,
  title={Direct observation of ion micromotion in a linear Paul trap},
  author={Liudmila A. Zhukas and Maverick J. Millican and Peter Svihra and Andrei Nomerotski and Boris B. Blinov},
  journal={arXiv: Atomic Physics},
  year={2020}
}
In this paper, the first direct observation of micromotion for multiple ions in a laser-cooled trapped ion crystal is discussed along with a novel measurement technique for micromotion amplitude. Micromotion is directly observed using a time-resolving, single-photon sensitive camera that provides both fluorescence and position data for each ion on the nanosecond time scale. Micromotion amplitude and phase for each ion in the crystal is measured which allows this method to be sensitive to tilts… 
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