# Microwave control of trapped-ion motion assisted by a running optical lattice.

@article{Ding2014MicrowaveCO, title={Microwave control of trapped-ion motion assisted by a running optical lattice.}, author={Shiqian Ding and Huanqian Loh and Roland Hablutzel and Meng Gao and G. A. Maslennikov and Dzmitry Matsukevich}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2014}, volume={113 7}, pages={ 073002 } }

We experimentally demonstrate microwave control of the motional state of a trapped ion placed in a state-dependent potential generated by a running optical lattice. Both the optical lattice depth and the running lattice frequency provide tunability of the spin-motion coupling strength. The spin-motional coupling is exploited to demonstrate sideband cooling of a ^{171}Yb^{+} ion to the ground state of motion.

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