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"Toward Remote Ion-Ion Entanglement with Barium," Thomas W. Noel, Carolyn Auchter, Chen-Kuan Chou and Boris B. Blinov, SPIE Proceedings vol. 9377: Advances in Photonics of Quantum Computing, Memory, and Communication VII (2015).


"Measurement of the Branching Fractions and Lifetime of the 5D5/2 level of Ba+," Carolyn Auchter, Thomas W. Noel, Matthew R. Hoffman, Spencer R. Williams and Boris B. Blinov, Phys Rev A 90, 060501(R) (2014).

"A System for Trapping Barium Ions in a Microfabricated Surface Trap," R.D. Graham, S.-P Chen, T. Sakrejda, J. Wright and B. B. Blinov, AIP Advances 4, 057124 (2014) (arXiv:1305.2224).

"Ion-Photon Entanglement and Bell Inequality Violation with 138Ba+," Carolyn Auchter, Chen-Kuan Chou, Thomas W. Noel and Boris B. Blinov, JOSA B 31 Issue 7 (2014) (arXiv:1310.0028).


"Radio-frequency-spectroscopy measurement of the Lande gJ factor of the 5D5/2 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).

"Method for measuring the 6S1/2<-> 5D3/2 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).


"Coherent excitation of the 6S1/2 to 5D3/2 electric-quadrupole transition in 138Ba+," Adam Kleczewski, Matthew Hoffman, J.A. Sherman, Eric Magnuson, Boris B. Blinov, and E. N. Fortson, Phys. Rev. A 85, 043418 (2012) [PDF].

"Adiabatic passage in the presence of noise,"  T. Noel, M. R. Dietrich, N. Kurz, G. Shu, J. W right and B. B. Blinov, [arXiv:1108.2671] Phys. Rev. A 85, 023401 (2012) [PDF].


"Efficient fluorescence collection and ion imaging with the "tack" ion trap,"  G. Shu, C.-K. Chou, N. Kurz, M. R. Dietrich and B. B. Blinov, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2865 (2011) [arXiv:1108.5306].

"Exploring remote entanglement," D.L. Moehring and B. B. Blinov,  Nature Photonics News and Views aritcle, Nature Photonics 5  454-456 (2011) [PDF].


"Measurement of Lande g factor of 5D5/2 state of BaII with a single trapped ion,"  N. Kurz, M. R. Dietrich, Gang Shu, T. Noel and B. B. Blinov, [arXiv:1007.1481] Phys. Rev. A 82, 030501(R) (2010) [PDF].

"Hyperfine and Optical Barium Ion Qubits,"  M. R. Dietrich, N. Kurz, T Noel, G. Shu and B. B. Blinov, [arXiv:1004.1161Phys. Rev. A 81, 052328 (2010) [PDF].

"Combing a Qubit", B. B. Blinov, Physics 3 30 (2010) [PDF].

"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) [PDF] .


"Quantum Mechanics: Hidden Context," B. B. Blinov,  Nature News and Views aritcle, Nature 460  464-465 (2009) [PDF].

"Trapped Ion Imaging with a High Numerical Aperture Spherical Mirror,"  G. Shu, M. R. Dietrich, N. Kurz, and B. B. Blinov, [arXiv:0901.4742] J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 42 154005 (2009) [PDF] .

"Use of a Microcontroller for Fast Feedback Control of a Fiber Laser,"  M. R. Dietrich and B. B. Blinov, [arXiv:0905.2484] (2009).

"Barium Ions for Quantum Computation", M. R. Dietrich, A. Avril, R. Bowler, N. Kurz, J. S. Salacka, G. Shu and B. B. Blinov, Non-Neutral Plasma Physics VII: Workshop on Non-Neutral Plasmas 2008, James R. Danielson and Thomas Sunn Pedersen, eds.,  [arXiv:0905.2701] AIP Conf. Proc. 1114 (1) 25 (2009) .


"Measurement of the branching ratio in the 6P3/2 decay of Ba II with a single trapped ion", N. Kurz, M. R. Dietrich, Gang Shu, R. Bowler, J. Salacka, V. Mirgon, and B. B. Blinov, [arxiv:0804:4173], Phys. Rev. A 77 060501(R) (2008).

"Nuclear magnetic octupole moment and the hyperfine structure of the 5D3/2,5/2 states of the Ba+ ion", K. Beloy, A. Derevianko, V. A. Dzuba, G. T. Howell, B. B. Blinov and E. N. Fortson, [arXiv:0804.4317], Phys. Rev. A 77, 052503 (2008).


"Quantum Networking with Photons and Trapped Atoms", D. L. Moehring, M. J. Madsen, K. C. Younge, R. N. Kohn, Jr., P. Maunz, L.-M. Duan, C. Monroe, and B. B. Blinov, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 300 (2007).


"Efficient Photoionization-Loading of Trapped Ions with Ultrafast Pulses", L. Deslauriers, M. Acton, B. B. Blinov, K.-A. Brickman, P. C. Haljan, W. K. Hensinger, D. Hucul, S. Katnik, R. N. Kohn Jr., P. J. Lee, M. J. Madsen, P. Maunz, S. Olmschenk, D. L. Moehring, D. Stick, J. Sterk, M. Yeo, K. C. Younge, and C. Monroe, Phys. Rev. A 74, 063421 (2006).

"Broadband laser cooling of trapped atoms with ultrafast pulses", B. B. Blinov, R. N. Kohn Jr., M. J. Madsen, P. Maunz, D. L. Moehring, and C. Monroe, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1170-1173 (2006).

"Precision lifetime measurements of a single trapped ion with ultrafast laser pulses", D. L. Moehring, B. B. Blinov, D. W. Gidley, R. N. Kohn Jr., M. J. Madsen, T. D. Sanderson, R. S. Vallery, and C. Monroe, Phys. Rev. A 73, 023413 (2006).