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Photonics and Chip Scale Devices

Time and frequency division has a variety of research and development activities with hardware ranging from the size of an optical table to micron scale. The photonic and chip scale device, supported by NIST-on-chip program, aim to provide technology for portable optical system, compact photonic components as well as miniaturized atomic devices for precision metrology and laser spectroscopy that can be used for real-world applications while offering high performance.

Chip- Scale and Compact Devices

Integrated Photonics

Lasers and Spectroscopy


Created May 17, 2023, Updated May 22, 2023