Manas Mukherjee Group

A single or few ions trapped in a linear radiofrequency ion trap and laser cooled to low temperatures provide a simple and clean quantum system. A linear chain of such ions is equivalent to a chain of quantum oscillators. We prepare such systems for different kind of studies including emulating condensed matter systems, understanding the inherent geometry of a quantum system and tests of fundamental physics. We are also interested in using trapped ions for quantum information processing and metrology.

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Recent papers

  • N.V.Horne, Yum Dahyun, T. Dutta, T. Dutta, Peter Hanggi, Jiangbin Gong, Dario Poletti, M. Mukherjee. (2020). Single atom energy-conversion device with a quantum load. NPJ: Quantum Information 37
  • H.Michal, Sameer Sonar, M. Mukherjee, R. Fazio, V. Vedral, S. Vinjanampathy, L.C. Kwek. (2018). Squeezing Enhances Quantum Synchronization. Phys. Rev. Lett. 120 163601
  • S. Das, P. Liu, B. Gremaud, M. Mukherjee. (2018). Magnetic coherent population trapping in a single ion. Phys. Rev. A 97 033838
  • T. Dutta, M. Mukherjee, K. Sengupta. Theory of phonon dynamics in an ion trap.
  • T. Dutta, D. De Munshi, D. Yum, R. Rebhi, M. Mukherjee. An exacting transition probability measurement - a direct test of atomic many-body theories.
  • T. Dutta, D. De Munshi, M. Mukherjee. Absolute Te$_2$ reference for barium ion at $455.4~$nm.
  • D. De Munshi, T. Dutta, R. Rebhi, M. Mukherjee. Precision measurement of branching fractions of $^{138}$Ba$^{+}$: Testing many body theories below one percent level.
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