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Title: Detecting yocto (10-24) newton forces with trapped ions
Authors: Uys, H
Biercuk, M
Britton, JW
Van Devender, AP
Bollinger, JJ
Keywords: Trapped ions
Ion traps
Newton forces
Detecting yocto
SAIP Conference 2010
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: SAIP 2010
Citation: Uys,H, Biercuk, MJ, Britton, JW et al. 2010. Detecting yocto (10-24) newton forces with trapped ions. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP), CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, 27 September-1 October 2010
Series/Report no.: Conference Paper
Abstract: This article reports on a calibrated measurement of 174 Yoctonewton using a cloud of 60 9 Be+ ion confined in a Penning ion trap. These measurements suggest that ion traps may form the basis of a new class of ultrasensitive deployable force sensors.
Description: 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP), CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, 27 September-1 October 2010
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/4786
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