High-fidelity heralded polarization-state transfer of a photon onto a single atom

Abstract

We demonstrate heralded absorption of a single laser photon by a single trapped atomic ion, thereby mapping the photonic polarization state onto the atomic spin state with 97.9(1)% average fidelity. 

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@article{Kurz2014HighfidelityHP, title={High-fidelity heralded polarization-state transfer of a photon onto a single atom}, author={Christoph Kurz and Philipp Muller and Michael Schug and Pascal Eich and Jan Huwer and Jurgen Eschner}, journal={2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) - Laser Science to Photonic Applications}, year={2014}, pages={1-2} }