Physics at Virginia

"A Compact, All-optical Rubidium Clock with H-MASER Stability"

John Burke , Air Force Research Lab
[Host: Cass Sackett]

This seminar will present an optical atomic clock based on a two-photon transition at 778 nm in rubidium that could be made small and robust enough to be used outside of a laboratory environment. We will cover the clocks principals of operation, fundamental limitations and data supported current status. We will show that this system is fundamentally capable of besting a hydrogen MASER in frequency stability and size.

Atomic Physics Seminar
Monday, September 26, 2016
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Note special room.

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