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Frequency Comb Calibration of Astronomical Spectrographs


We have constructed portable frequency combs that have provided in situ calibration of astronomical spectrographs, to aid in the search for exo-planets.


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Lead Organizational Unit:

Scott Diddams303-497-7459
Franklyn Quinlan303-497-4580
Gabe Ycas303-497-3177
Daniel Hackett303-497-6049


NRC Postdoc Program

Apply for an NRC postdoc in optical atomic clock or fs-laser frequency comb research. Application deadlines are February 1 and August 1 annually (but inquire well in advance).

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Summer program at NIST-Boulder for undergraduates in science, engineering, and mathematics. The application deadline is February 15 annually.

Postdoctoral, Visiting Scientist, and Graduate Positions

Our Group has periodic openings for Postdoctoral Fellows, Visiting Scientists, and Graduate Students. Please contact us for more information.