ITN Newsletter – May 2021

ITN Newsletter – May 2021

The second edition of the Early Career Conference in Trapped Ions (ECCTI) is scheduled for January 2022 ! This one-week conference, organised by young ion trappers for young ion trappers, is an important event to present, interact, learn, and discuss with other researchers in the field. The COST Action TIPICQA happily supports this initiative.


Dear all,

the second edition of ECCTI is scheduled for January 2022 ! This one-week conference organised by young ion trappers for young ion trappers, is an important event to present, interact, learn, discuss, with other researchers in the field. The COST Action happily supports this initiative. For details see the link below.


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It is still time to apply or propose a colleague to the Nature Research Awards for Inspiring Women in Science in the categories Science Outreach and Scientific Achievement. LINK  Deadline is 20 June 2021

This summer would be the 25th International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy, a conference with a 50 year legacy of fostering incredible scientific achievement, a collaborative community, and friendships spanning the globe. To celebrate the history of ICOLS and to provide a chance for both old and new friends to reconnect, a 2h Zoom event is organized on Monday June 21, 2021 13:00 to 15:00 GMT
Registration required at

As follow-up on the Artiq-day on 28 April, please reply to the 2021 Artiq USER survey HERE
Surveys of the ARTIQ/Sinara user community were last collected in 2017 and 2018. The questions were developed with feedback from NIST, Oxford, Oregon, M-Labs and Warsaw. The survey results are public.

Portal for High-Precision Atomic Data and Computation has been released at University of Delaware and is accessible via:

EPJ QT special issue: “Quantum Metrology & Quantum Enhanced Measurement“. Submissions are accepted from now until 30 June 2021. Details



724. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Collective Effects and Non‐Equilibrium Quantum Dynamics 2021
June 27, 2021 to June 30, 2021 LINK

52nd EGAS conference, online event, 6-8 July 2021    

Summer School: Machine Learning in Quantum Physics and Chemistry will be held in Warsaw (Poland) at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw, 24 August – 3 September 2021 Details

Quantum Optics X Conference, Toruń, Poland, 5 – 11 September 2021

European Conference on Trapped Ions (ECTI), Djurönäset, Sweden, probably October/November 2021 (information coming soon)

Early Career Conference in Trapped Ions 2022, 10th – 14th January 2022, at  CERN, Geneva LINK
The call for abstracts will open on the 1st June 2021.

14th European Conference on Atoms Molecules and Photons (ECAMP14)  in Vilnius, Lithuania, June 27- July 1, 2022 LINK

27th International Conference on Atomic Physics (ICAP) in Toronto, Canada, 17-22 July 2022 LINK

25th ICOLS, Estes Park, Colorado/USA, June 2023

Online seminars


Virtual Seminar on Precision Physics and Fundamental Symmetries 2020
an initiative for the precision physics and quantum information community every Thursday   LINK
The Virtual AMO Seminar ( Fridays, 7pm (UTC) 
The “Quantum Science Seminar” ( Thursdays, 5pm


The Trapped-Ion Quantum Information (TIQI) group at ETH Zürich has a 1 year postdoctoral level position focusing on developing an interactive exhibit around ions visible to the naked eye, and communicating quantum science to the general public. For details please contact Jonathan Home

Postdoc positions in Ultracold Quantum Molecular Systems Group at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw in Poland. LINK

PhD position on the “Yb+ single-ion clock” project, starting fall 2021, in laboratoire FEMTO-ST, Besançon, France. Details ; contact Clément Lacroute

A postdoctoral position is open for the QuantumION project at University of Waterloo, Canada. QuantumION is an open-access, remote-controlled quantum simulator/computer for the academic community. We are looking for postdoctoral candidates who have an engineering mindset. We anticipate the completion of the first phase of the project (trapping ions and initial gates characterization) in early 2022. Please reach out to Rajibul Islam or Crystal Senko

PhD position in the Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Université Sorbonne Paris to work on precise spectroscopic measurements and tests of fundamental physics with cold molecules. The project is a collaboration with the Centre of Cold Matter (Imperial College London) at the forefront of frequency metrology and cold molecule research. LINK

Research Fellow in Quantum Technology for Fundamental Physics, 24 months, University Sussex LINK

A postdoc position in theoretical many-body quantum physics with Rydberg atoms at the University of Tübingen  For details please contact I Lesanowsky

You can also find postdoc positions in frequency metrology, cold atoms and quantum information


Please sent informations about your publications to

Circular dichroism in atomic resonance-enhanced few-photon ionization
A. H. N. C. De Silva, T. Moon, K. L. Romans, B. P. Acharya, S. Dubey, K. Foster, O. Russ, C. Rischbieter, N. Douguet, K. Bartschat, and D. Fischer
Phys. Rev. A 103, 053125 (2021

Coherent-control mechanisms of Penning and associative ionization in cold He∗(2 3S)−He∗(2 3S) reactive scattering
Juan J. Omiste, Timur V. Tscherbul, and Paul Brumer
Phys. Rev. A 103, 052809 (2021)

Cresting the Coulomb Barrier of Polyanionic Metal Clusters
F. Martinez, N. Iwe, M. Müller, K. Raspe, L. Schweikhard, J. Tiggesbäumker, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 133001 (2021)

Digital-Analog Quantum Simulations Using the Cross-Resonance Effect
Tasio Gonzalez-Raya, Rodrigo Asensio-Perea, Ana Martin, Lucas C. Céleri, Mikel Sanz, Pavel Lougovski, and Eugene F. Dumitrescu
PRX Quantum 2, 020328 (2021)

Efficient entanglement generation and detection of generalized stabilizer states
Yihong Zhang, Yifan Tang, You Zhou, and Xiongfeng Ma
Phys. Rev. A 103, 052426 (2021)

Floquet Gauge Pumps as Sensors for Spectral Degeneracies Protected by Symmetry or Topology
Abhishek Kumar, Gerardo Ortiz, Philip Richerme, and Babak Seradjeh
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 206602 (2021)

High-fidelity method for a single-step N-bit Toffoli gate in trapped ions
Juan Diego Arias Espinoza, Koen Groenland, Matteo Mazzanti, Kareljan Schoutens, and Rene Gerritsma
Phys. Rev. A 103, 052437 (2021)

Harmonic chains and the thermal diode effect
Na’im Kalantar, Bijay Kumar Agarwalla, and Dvira Segal
Phys. Rev. E 103, 052130 (2021)

Improving efficiency of sympathetic cooling in atom-ion and atom-atom confined collisions
Vladimir S. Melezhik
Phys. Rev. A 103, 053109 (2021)

Ionic polaron in a Bose-Einstein condensate
Grigory E. Astrakharchik, Luis A. Peña Ardila, Richard Schmidt, Krzysztof Jachymski & Antonio Negretti
Communications Physics 4 , 1–8 (2021)

Long-range Rydberg-atom–ion molecules of Rb and Cs
A. Duspayev, X. Han, M. A. Viray, L. Ma, J. Zhao, and G. Raithel
Phys. Rev. Research 3, 023114 (2021)

More speed out of the quantum gate
Klaus Mølmer
Nature Physics , 1–2 (2021)

Motional heating of spatially extended ion crystals
D Kalincev, L S Dreissen, A P Kulosa, C-H Yeh, H A Fürst and T E Mehlstäubler
Quantum Sci. Technol. 6 034003 (2021)

Non-destructive detection of large molecules without mass limitation
A. Poindron, J. Pedregosa-Gutierrez, C. Jouvet, M. Knoop, and C. Champenois
J. Chem. Phys. 154, 184203 (2021)

Nuclear clocks for testing fundamental physics
E Peik, T Schumm, M S Safronova, A Pálffy, J Weitenberg and P G Thirolf
Quantum Sci. Technol. 6 034002 (2021)

Quantum amplification of boson-mediated interactions
S. C. Burd, R. Srinivas, H. M. Knaack, W. Ge, A. C. Wilson, D. J. Wineland, D. Leibfried, J. J. Bollinger, D. T. C. Allcock & D. H. Slichter
Nature Physics , 1–5 (2021)

Strong-coupling quantum logic of trapped ions
Mahdi Sameti, Jake Lishman, and Florian Mintert
Phys. Rev. A 103, 052603 (2021)

Temperature-dependent rotationally inelastic collisions of OH− and He
Eric S. Endres, Steve Ndengué, Olga Lakhmanskaya, Seunghyun Lee, Francesco A. Gianturco, Richard Dawes, and Roland Wester
Phys. Rev. A 103, 052807 (2021)



An Integrated Bell-State Analyzer on a Thin Film Lithium Niobate Platform
Uday Saha, Edo Waks

Bounds on the survival probability in periodically driven quantum systems
Tanmoy Pandit, Alaina M. Green, C. Huerta Alderete, Norbert M. Linke, Raam Uzdin

Correlated many-body noise and emergent 1/f behavior in an anharmonic fluctuator model
P N Thomas Lloyd, Valentin Walther, Hossein Sadeghpour

Distributing entangled state using quantum repeater protocol: Trapped atomic ions in optomechanical cavities
M Ghasemi, M K Tavassoly

Dynamics of vortex defect formation in two dimensional Coulomb crystals
Michael Arnold, Ramil Nigmatullin

Electric field dissociation of weakly bound molecular ions
Jesús Pérez-Ríos

Electric trapping and circuit cooling of charged nanorotors
Lukas Martinetz, Klaus Hornberger, Benjamin A. Stickler

Evaluating states in trapped ions with local correlation between internal and motional degrees of freedom
Silpa Muralidharan, Ryutaro Ohira, Shota Kume, Kenji Toyoda

Finite-temperature critical behavior of long-range quantum Ising models
E. Gonzalez-Lazo, M. Heyl, M. Dalmonte, A. Angelone

Fluorescence Detection of a Trapped Ion with a Monolithically Integrated Single-Photon-Counting Avalanche Diode
W. J. Setzer, M. Ivory, O. Slobodyan, J. W. Van Der Wall, L. P. Parazzoli, D. Stick, M. Gehl, M. Blain, R. R. Kay, H. McGuinness

Holographic dynamics simulations with a trapped ion quantum computer
Eli Chertkov, Justin Bohnet, David Francois, John Gaebler, Dan Gresh, Aaron Hankin, Kenny Lee, Ra’anan Tobey, David Hayes, Brian Neyenhuis, Russell Stutz, Andrew C. Potter, Michael Foss-Feig

High-fidelity Bell-state preparation with 40Ca+ optical qubits
Craig R. Clark, Holly N. Tinkey, Brian C. Sawyer, Adam M. Meier, Karl A. Burkhardt, Christopher M. Seck, Christopher M. Shappert, Nicholas D. Guise, Curtis E. Volin, Spencer D. Fallek, Harley T. Hayden, Wade G. Rellergert, Kenton R. Brown

Integrable quantum many-body sensors for AC field sensing
Utkarsh Mishra, Abolfazl Bayat

Long-range Ising interactions mediated by λφ4 fields: probing the renormalisation of sound in crystals of trapped ions
G. Martín-Vázquez, G. Aarts, M. Müller, A. Bermudez

Multiplexed quantum repeaters based on dual-species trapped-ion systems
Prajit Dhara, Norbert M. Linke, Edo Waks, Saikat Guha, Kaushik P. Seshadreesan

Observation of Feshbach resonances between a single ion and ultracold atoms
Pascal Weckesser, Fabian Thielemann, Dariusz Wiater, Agata Wojciechowska, Leon Karpa, Krzysztof Jachymski, Michał Tomza, Thomas Walker, Tobias Schaetz

Optimizing Stabilizer Parities for Improved Logical Qubit Memories
Dripto M. Debroy, Laird Egan, Crystal Noel, Andrew Risinger, Daiwei Zhu, Debopriyo Biswas, Marko Cetina, Chris Monroe, Kenneth R. Brown

Precision measurement of the 43Ca+ nuclear magnetic moment
R. K. Hanley, D. T. C. Allcock, T. P. Harty, M. A. Sepiol, D. M. Lucas

Quantum Simulation of the Agassi Model in Trapped Ions
Pedro Pérez-Fernández, José Miguel Arias, José Enrique García-Ramos, Lucas Lamata

Susceptibility of Trapped-Ion Qubits to Low-Dose Radiation Sources
Jiafeng Cui, A. J. Rasmusson, Marissa D’Onofrio, Yuanheng Xie, Evangeline Wolanski, Philip Richerme

Tangent Vector Variational Quantum Eigensolver: A Robust Variational Quantum Eigensolver against the inaccuracy of derivative
Hikaru Wakaura, Andriyan Bayu Suksmono

Towards a deterministic interface between trapped-ion qubits and travelling photons
Josef Schupp, Vojtech Krcmarsky, Victor Krutyanskiy, Martin Meraner, Tracy E. Northup, Ben P. Lanyon

Trapping Ions and Atoms Optically
Tobias Schaetz

Universal hybrid quantum computing in trapped ions
R. T. Sutherland, R. Srinivas

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