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Christopher L. Holloway (Fed)

RF Fields Group Leader

Since 2000 Dr. Holloway has been with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Boulder, CO, where he works on electromagnetic theory. He is also on the Graduate Faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Holloway was awarded the 1999 Department of Commerce Silver Medal for his work in electromagnetic theory and the 1998 Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for his work on printed circuit boards. His research interests include electromagnetic field theory, wave propagation, guided wave structures, remote sensing, numerical methods, and EMC/EMI issues. Dr. Holloway is a member of Commission A of the International Union of Radio Science and is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility. Dr. Holloway is the chairman for the Technical Committee on Computational Electromagnetic (TC-9) of the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society. 

Publications

Blackbody Radiation Noise Broadening of Quantum Systems

Author(s)
Eric B. Norrgard, Stephen Eckel, Christopher L. Holloway, Eric L. Shirley
Precision measurements of quantum systems often seek to probe or must account for the interaction with blackbody radiation. Over the past several decades, much

Quantum Blackbody Thermometry

Author(s)
Eric B. Norrgard, Stephen Eckel, Christopher L. Holloway, Eric L. Shirley
Blackbody radiation (BBR) sources are calculable radiation sources that are frequently used in radiometry, temperature dissemination, and remote sensing

Patents

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
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021