Ion Trap RF Drives

HF-drive trapping field generators create a sinus-shaped output voltage at high amplitudes and high frequencies. They feature a fast-turn-on/off capability to capture ions in flight.

The QUAD rotating wall drive sustains a rotating dipole or quadrupole electrical field inside a Penning ion trap. The resulting electrodynamic “rotating wall” enables fast compression of big ion clouds loaded into the trap.

  • Ion traps for precision experiments
  • Quantum computation / quantum simulation

HF-drive trapping field generator for Paul quadropole ion traps

Rotating Wall for Penning Ion Traps

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