Method for preparation and readout of polyatomic molecules in single quantum states

@article{Patterson2018MethodFP,
  title={Method for preparation and readout of polyatomic molecules in single quantum states},
  author={D. Patterson},
  journal={Physical Review A},
  year={2018},
  volume={97},
  pages={033403}
}
Polyatomic molecular ions contain many desirable attributes of a useful quantum system, including rich internal degrees of freedom and highly controllable coupling to the environment. To date, the vast majority of state-specific experimental work on molecular ions has concentrated on diatomic species. The ability to prepare and read out polyatomic molecules in single quantum states would enable diverse experimental avenues not available with diatomics, including new applications in precision… Expand

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