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Search Patents by Christopher L. Holloway

Patents listed here reflect only technologies patented from FY 2018-present. To view all of NIST's patented technologies, visit the NIST pages on the Federal Laboratory Consortium website.

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Description of Patent 11,165,505

Quantum Atomic Receiving Antenna and Quantum Sensing of Radiofrequency Radiation

NIST Inventors
Josh Gordon and Christopher L. Holloway
Patent Description The invention is a new type of receiving antenna that uses optically excited atoms confined to a vapor cell to sense the strength, direction, and polarization of incoming RF radiation over the frequency range of under 1 GHz to about 1 THz (heretofore this frequency range will be
Block diagram of the Rydberg atom "mixer". The Rydberg atoms separate the difference frequency (IF) from two RF signals (LO and SIG). This demodulated signal is carried in the probe laser.

Rydberg Atom Mixer and Determining Phase of Modulated Carrier Radiation

NIST Inventors
Josh Gordon , Christopher L. Holloway and Matt Simons
Patent Description Rydberg atoms have been shown to be very useful in performing absolute measurements of the magnitude of a radio frequency (RF) field using electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT). However, until this invention, there has been less success in using Rydberg atoms for the