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Matthew Hummon (Fed)

Matt Hummon is a Physicist in the Atomic Devices and Instrumentation group in the Time & Frequency Division at NIST. His current research interests focus on the integration of photonic structures with miniature atomic systems for compact, fieldable quantum devices and sensors.


Department of Commerce Gold Medal, 2021

Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award, The Optical Society (OSA), 2020


Next-Generation Chip-Scale Atomic Clocks

John Kitching, Matthew Hummon, William McGehee, Ying-Ju Wang, Susan Schima
We describe work toward the development of next-generation chip-scale atomic clocks, which combine small size, low power consumption and manufacturability with

Microfabricated strontium atomic vapor cells

Jacob Pate, John Kitching, Matthew Hummon
We demonstrate strontium (Sr) atomic vapor cells having a total external volume of 0.63 cm3 that can operate above 300 °C for times exceeding 380 h. The cells

High-performance, compact optical standard

Zachary Newman, Vincent N. Maurice, Tara Fortier, Connor Fredrick, Scott Diddams, John Kitching, Matthew Hummon
We describe a high-performance, compact optical frequency standard based on a microfabricated Rb vapor cell and a low-noise, external cavity diode laser operati
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022