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updated: 5/8/2015

Old News

10/04/13 "Ion-Photon Entanglement and Bell Inequality Violation with 138Ba +," Carolyn Auchter, Chen-Kuan Chou, Thomas W. Noel and Boris B. Blinov (arXiv:1310.0028) .

 

5/7/13 Tom gets the UW Physics Departmetn Miller Award, and Matt scores the Mentoring award! Congrats!!!

5/15/12 Carolyn receives the UW Physics Miller Award!

8/28/13 "Radio-frequency-spectroscopy measurement of the Lande gJ factor of the 5D 5/2 state of Ba+ with a single trapped ion," Matthew R. Hoffman, Thomas W. Noel, Carolyn Auchter, Anupriya Jayakumar, Spencer R. Williams, Boris B. Blinov, and E. N. Fortson, Phys. Rev. A 88 , 025401 (2013). < /font> < /p> < /span>

4/16/10 2-d crystal of Ba ions in the "tack" trap. Got frustration?

7/2/13"Method for measuring the 6 S 1/2 <-> 5 D 3/2 magnetic-dipole-transition moment in Ba +,"
Spencer R. Williams, Anupriya Jayakumar, Matthew R. Hoffman, Boris B. Blinov, and E. N. Fortson,Phys. Rev. A 88, 012515 (2013)
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4/9/10 - 4/11/10 "Spooky" computing display at UW Huskies Weekend in Pacific Science Center.


03/24/10 "Efficient Fluorescence Collection from Trapped Ions with an Integrated Spherical Mirror,"  G. Shu, N. Kurz, M. R. Dietrich and B. B. Blinov, [arXiv:0911.4958] Phys. Rev. A 81, 042321 (2010).



11th annual SQuInT workshop and IAS2 workshop (February 18 - 22 2009, Seattle, WA).  


9/9/9 Single Ba ions imaged together with the linear trap apparatus. The tiny bright dot in the center of the image is the ion; the dark horizontal lines are the trap electrodes. The spherical mirror is in the background. 

11/26/2008
Aaron receives prestigious Mary Gates  Research Scholarship


5/16/2008
Peter, Nathan and Aaron give talks at the 11th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium


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/30/2008
Aaron receives a 2008 Washington Space Grant Summer Undergraduate Research Program stipend. He is also inducted into Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society.


4/29/2008

Matt takes first Hans G. Dehmelt Prize
Joanna gets the Higgs-Osborn Prize


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/25/2008 Two new papers on

"Precision measurement of the branching ratio in the 6P3/2 decay of BaII with a single trapped ion" [arXiv:0804.4173] (accepted to PRA)

and

"Nuclear magnetic octupole moment and the hyperfine structure of the 5D3/2,5/2 states of the Ba+ ion" [arXiv:0804.4317] (published in PRA).