Dear Colleagues,

be a Bellster TODAY,  The Big Bell Test relies on your random contribution.
For details see

Your editorial team

In memory of Professor Danny Segal, a special issue of the Journal of Modern Optics will be dedicated to his research interests and short reminiscences of him. Selected papers from the 2016 European Conference on Trapped Ions, with which Danny was closely associated, will form part of this special issue. More info
International Conference on Molecular Energy Transfer in Complex Systems iCOMET 2017. It will take place in Innsbruck, Austria from January 15 to 20, 2017. Details HERE

'Scalable Architectures for Quantum Simulation', January 29 to February 2, 2017 in Bad Honnef, Germany Details

WE Heraeus Seminar "Quantum-limited metrology and sensing", 5-9 February 2017, Bad Honnef, Germany Details

5th Quantum Thermodynamics Conference (QTD5) is taking place in Oxford, 13-17 March 2017. Details

OSA Quantum Information and Measurement (QIM) - IV: Quantum Technologies, 5 – 7 April 2017
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France LINK

Precision Physics, Quantum Electrodynamics and Fundamental Interactions, April 30th to May 5th 2017 in Cargese, France. LINK

12th International Workshop on Non-neutral Plasmas to be held 10-13 July 2017 in Appleton, Wisconsin; LINK


The Astroparticle Physics Group at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada is offering a postdoc position LINK

Imperial College London is seeking applications for two permanent Lecturer positions in Experimental Quantum Physics. The advertisement can be seen here:
 Anyone who is interested in this position is encouraged to apply.
Further details are available from Richard Thompson

A permanent position (US citizenship required) and NRC postdoc positions (US citizens or permanent residents) are available in the new ion trapping group at the Air Force Research Lab in Rome, NY. Please contact

The University of California San Diego positron physics group ( has an opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher to study atomic physics phenomena with trap-based positron beams. Contact Cliff Surko,

A postdoc position in the trapped ion group at LKB, Paris, France on Precision measurements with cold trapped H2+ molecular ions. Contact Laurent Hilico,

Postdoc position at LPL, Villetaneuse (Paris), France on Hybrid ultrastable links for clocks comparison
contact: Anne Amy-Klein,

PhD position financed by the 'AVA' (Accelerators Validating Antimatter physics) programme which is part of the 'Marie Curie Innovative Training Network' (ITN) of the European Union (Horizon 2020). The position is financed for three years and is to start early in 2017. The offer has also been published on the EURAXESS job portal under id: 34117042. Contact or for details.

Project engineer at LPL, Villetaneuse (Paris), France  on Development and implementation of a fiber network for ultra-stable frequency transfer on the RENATER network
contact: Anne Amy-Klein,

QUITEMAD+ research network seeks a young, motivated postdoctoral researcher that integrates in our group and contributes to our research in quantum technologies. DETAILS

Postdoc position at LPL, Villetaneuse (Paris), France on  "Mise en pratique" of the temperature scale for the new International System of Units
Contact : Christophe Daussy,

A 2-year postdoc position at SYRTE, Paris, France on the development of a compact, frequency-tripled fiber laser source. Contact Ouali Acef,

Open position at assistant professor level in theoretical atomic, molecular or chemical physics in Stockholm. This is a 4-year position, but with the possibility to be promoted (after evaluation) to a permanent position. The announcement can be found here

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


Please sent informations about your publications to

Analog quantum simulation of (1+1)-dimensional lattice QED with trapped ions
Dayou Yang, Gouri Shankar Giri, Michael Johanning, Christof Wunderlich, Peter Zoller, and Philipp Hauke
Phys. Rev. A 94, 052321 (2016)

A robust scheme for the implementation of the quantum Rabi model in trapped ions
Ricardo Puebla, Jorge Casanova and Martin B Plenio
New J. Phys. 18 113039 (2016)

Absolute single photoionization cross-section measurements of Rb2+ ions: experiment and theory
D A Macaluso, K Bogolub, A Johnson, A Aguilar, A L D Kilcoyne, R C Bilodeau, M Bautista, A B Kerlin and N C Sterling
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 49 235002 (2016)

Dissipation-assisted quantum correlations in coupled qubits
Chaitanya Joshi
EPL 116 14002 (2016)

High sensitivity to variation in the proton-to-electron mass ratio in O2+
D. Hanneke, R. A. Carollo, D. A. Lane
Physical Review A 94, 050101(R) (2016)

Hydrogen molecular ions for improved determination of fundamental constants
J.-Ph. Karr, L. Hilico, J. C. J. Koelemeij, and V. I. Korobov
Phys. Rev. A 94, 050501(R) (2016)

Minimally complex ion traps as modules for quantum communication and computing
Ramil Nigmatullin, Christopher J Ballance, Niel de Beaudrap and Simon C Benjamin
New J. Phys. 18 103028 (2016)

Noise-induced transport in the motion of trapped ions
Cecilia Cormick and Christian T. Schmiegelow
Phys. Rev. A 94, 053406 (2016)

Nondestructive detection of ions using atom-cavity collective strong coupling
Sourav Dutta and S. A. Rangwala
Phys. Rev. A 94, 053841 (2016)

Photodissociation of Trapped Rb+2: Implications for Simultaneous Trapping of Atoms and Molecular Ions
S. Jyothi, Tridib Ray, Sourav Dutta, A. R. Allouche, Romain Vexiau, Olivier Dulieu, and S. A. Rangwala
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 213002 (2016)

State-changing processes for ions in cold traps: LiH− molecules colliding with He as a buffer gas
L González-Sánchez, F A Gianturco and R Wester
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 49 235201 (2016)

Single Microwave Photon Detection with a trapped electron
A. Cridland, J.H. Lacy, J. Pinder and J. Verdu
Photonics, 3, 59, 2016, 

Trapped-Ion Quantum Logic with Global Radiation Fields
S. Weidt, J. Randall, S. C. Webster, K. Lake, A. E. Webb, I. Cohen, T. Navickas, B. Lekitsch, A. Retzker, and W. K. Hensinger
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 220501 (2016)

Two-color above-threshold ionization of atoms and ions in XUV Bessel beams and intense laser light
D. Seipt, R. A. Müller, A. Surzhykov, and S. Fritzsche
Phys. Rev. A 94, 053420 (2016)

Two-dimensional quantum repeaters
J. Wallnöfer, M. Zwerger, C. Muschik, N. Sangouard, and W. Dür
Phys. Rev. A 94, 052307 (2016)


A single strontium Rydberg ion confined in a Paul trap
Gerard Higgins, Weibin Li, Fabian Pokorny, Chi Zhang, Florian Kress, Christine Maier, Johannes Haag, Quentin Bodart, Igor Lesanovsky, Markus Hennrich

Boson-mediated quantum spin simulators in transverse fields: XY model and spin-boson entanglement
Michael L. Wall, Arghavan Safavi-Naini, Ana Maria Rey

Coherent Parity Check Construction for Quantum Error Correction
Nicholas Chancellor, Aleks Kissinger, Stefan Zohren, Dominic Horsman

Cooling atomic ions with visible and infra-red light
F. Lindenfelser, M. Marinelli, V. Negnevitsky, S. Ragg, J. P. Home

Dynamical normal modes for time-dependent Hamiltonians in two dimensions
I. Lizuain, M. Palmero, J. G. Muga

Experimental demonstration of quantum fault tolerance
N. M. Linke, M. Gutierrez, K. A. Landsman, C. Figgatt, S. Debnath, K. R. Brown, C. Monroe

Fermion-antifermion scattering via boson exchange in a trapped ion
Xiang Zhang, Kuan Zhang, Yangchao Shen, Jingning Zhang, Man-Hong Yung, Jorge Casanova, Julen S. Pedernales, Lucas Lamata, Enrique Solano, Kihwan Kim

Non-destructive detection of ions using atom-cavity collective strong coupling
Sourav Dutta, S. A. Rangwala

Noninvasive Measurement of Dynamic Correlation Functions
Philipp Uhrich, Hermann Uys, Michael Kastner

Quantum repeaters based on trapped ions with decoherence free subspace encoding
M. Zwerger, B. P. Lanyon, T. E. Northup, C. A. Muschik, W. Dür, N. Sangouard

Quantum sensing
C. L. Degen, F. Reinhard, P. Cappellaro

Spin readout of trapped electron qubits
Pai Peng, Clemens Matthiesen, Hartmut Häffner

Copyright 2016 ITN | Published on behalf of the COST Action Ion Traps for Tomorrow's Applications
Editorial team: Alejandro Bermudez, Martina Knoop

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Ion Traps for Tomorrow's Applications · c/o Martina Knoop · Marseille 13013 · France