Polarization of electric field noise near metallic surfaces

  title={Polarization of electric field noise near metallic surfaces},
  author={Philipp Schindler and Dylan J Gorman and Nikos Daniilidis and Hartmut Haffner},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
Electric field noise in proximity to metallic surfaces is a poorly understood phenomenon that appears in different areas of physics. Trapped ion quantum information processors are particular susceptible to this noise, leading to motional decoherence which ultimately limits the fidelity of quantum operations. On the other hand they present an ideal tool to study this effect, opening new possibilities in surface science. In this work we analyze and measure the polarization of the noise field in a… 

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