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Observing Quantum Synchronization of a Single Trapped-Ion Qubit

  title={Observing Quantum Synchronization of a Single Trapped-Ion Qubit},
  author={Liyun Zhang and Zhaohui Wang and Yucheng Wang and Junhua Zhang and Zhigang Wu and Jianwen Jie and Yao Lu},
Synchronizing a few-level quantum system is of fundamental importance to understanding synchronization in deep quantum regime. Whether a two-level system, the smallest quantum system, can be synchronized has been theoretically debated for the past several years. Here, for the first time, we demonstrate that a qubit can indeed be synchronized to an external driving signal by using a trapped-ion system. By engineering fully controllable gain and damping processes, an ion qubit is synchronized to… 

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