[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Johannes Roßnagel
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

A Single Trapped Ion in a Linear Paul Trap with Special Geometry

Caption: A single trapped ion in a linear Paul trap with special geometry: The heat engine is being realized by the divergent bars; the squeezing is being caused by establishing special electrical fields.

Credit: source: Quantum, Mainz University

Usage Restrictions: Only to be used in connection with the JGU press release

Related news release: Physicists at Mainz University build pilot prototype of a single ion heat engine

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]