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C. Henkel, S. Pötting, and M. Wilkens
Loss and heating of particles in small and noisy traps
Appl. Phys. B 69 (1999) 379-387, selected papers of the Heidelberg 1999 DPG meeting.


    We derive the life time and loss rate for a trapped particle that is coupled to fluctuating fields in the vicinity of a room-temperature metallic and/or dielectric surface. Our results indicate a clear predominance of near field effects over ordinary blackbody radiation. We develop a theoretical framework for both charged and neutral particles with and without spin. Loss processes that are due to a transition to an untrapped internal state are included.

    The original publication is available at link.springer.de or at link.springer-ny.com. © Springer-Verlag 1999
[ quant-ph/9906128 ] [ DOI ]

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