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Alternative Variables for Computing Sideband Pulling in Atomic Frequency Standards

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Author(s)

Jon H. Shirley

Abstract

Sideband pulling has long been considered a possible source of frequency bias in atomic frequency standards. We treat a two-level system excited by coherent radiation with amplitude and phase modulation. We create alternative variables to facilitate the second-order solution of the associated time-dependent Schrödinger equation. We extend earlier work to include time-dependent excitation and initial phase dependence.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 2011 Joint IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and European Frequency and Time Forum
Conference Dates
May 1-5, 2011
Conference Location
San Francisco, CA

Keywords

Atomic frequency standards, Frequency bias, Modulation, Sideband pulling

Citation

Shirley, J. (2011), Alternative Variables for Computing Sideband Pulling in Atomic Frequency Standards, Proceedings of the 2011 Joint IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and European Frequency and Time Forum, San Francisco, CA (Accessed May 19, 2024)

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Created July 31, 2011, Updated June 2, 2021