Questions tagged [trapped-ion]

A trapped ion quantum computer is one proposed approach to a large-scale quantum computer. Ions, or charged atomic particles, can be confined and suspended in free space using electromagnetic fields. (Wikipedia)

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Raman scattering goes in all directions, so why doesn't it decohere trapped ions?

I'm trying to learn about the physics of ion traps, and my understanding is that an ion can be moved from a ground state to an excited state by stimulation with a laser pulse. More specifically, this ...
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Are there differences in how quantum error correcting codes are applied on superconducting vs. trapped ion systems?

Are there any differences in how quantum error correcting codes are currently applied on superconducting vs. trapped ion systems?