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Comment on 'Ramsey Spectroscopy, matter-wave interferometry, and the microwave-lensing frequency shift'

Published

Author(s)

Steven R. Jefferts, Thomas P. Heavner, Stephan E. Barlow, Neil Ashby

Abstract

The authors believe that the theory of the proposed frequency shift by Gibble [1] contains a number of errors that undermine the validity of the proposed effect. Further, because the theory of the proposed frequency shift has multiple errors and because the shift has never been experimentally observed, we believe this shift should not be included as a "correction" to primary frequency standards(PFS) contributing to International Atomic Time (TAI).
Citation
Physical Review A
Volume
91

Keywords

Atomic clock, Primary Frequency Standard, TAI
Created June 18, 2015, Updated November 10, 2018