Phonon-photon translator

Eduardo Massoni, Miguel Orszag

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We study a two-level ion in a Paul trap coupled to a one mode cavity field. We show that an initial phonon vibrational distribution can be transferred to the cavity. In particular, we can generate Fock states in the cavity. We also study the experimental realization of the present scheme.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-321
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - 25 May 2000
Externally publishedYes


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