TIPICQA - COST Action CA17113

Trapped Ions: Progress in Classical and Quantum Applications

The Project

In recent years, ion traps have developed from a topic of fundamental research into a versatile tool for a wide range of research topics and quantum technologies. With the ability to isolate the ions from their environment, atomic and molecular ions can now be studied in unparalleled detail.

Trapped ions are currently the most promising implementation of quantum information processing devices, where many essential building blocks have been developed in recent years. Moreover, magnetic field sensing with high sensitivity has been demonstrated and some of today’s best atomic clocks are based on atomic ions. These applications have the potential to revolutionise many aspects of our daily life. The aim of CA17113 is to enhance the current applications of trapped ions by supporting Europe-wide collaborations and knowledge exchange, and to allow these technologies to be taken a step further towards their commercialisation.

Project Details

Background

Ion trapping has many applications across science and technology. Along with steady progress in high precision mass spectrometry – well developed and widely…

Objectives

This COST Action will strengthen the leading role of Europe in the field of ion trap related science and technologies by organising a Europe-wide…

Scientific Programme

Main aims of the Action are to provide a platform to develop new tools, technologies, and ideas for classical and quantum technologies with trapped ions…

Latest News

June 3, 2022
Last chances to apply for Short Term Scientific Missions in the frame of the COST Action which will end in September 2022. Until then you should apply, leave, stay, research, exchange, discuss, have new ideas, write your report and come back to your home lab again. So get started right now! Please, note the change in dates for NACTI this summer: 1-4 August 2022.
May 6, 2022
Our COST Action TIPICQA will end in autumn 2022. Do not hesitate to contribute to the last events and, in particular, apply to STSMs, which have to be terminated by mid-September.

Upcoming Events

September
25
Venue
GLASHÜTTEN (near Frankfurt), GERMANY
The 8th International conference on Trapped Charged Particles and Fundamental Physics (TCP2022) will be held in Glashütten, Germany...

Latest Tweets

Brown lab + collaborators talks at DAMOP
N01.00053 Fault-Tolerant Operation of a Quantum Error-Correction Code
U04.00002 Progress towards dipole-phonon quantum logic with trapped CaO+ and Ca+ ion
U04.00006 Co-trapping K, Ca+, and CaH+: Ion-atom-molecule interaction measurements

Electrically-driven non-Gaussian operations for trapped-ion CVQC, Using 'protected' modes in trapped ions to enable mid-algorithm measurements for CVQC, and Spontaneous scattering errors from Raman transitions in metastable trapped-ion qubits.

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