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A Compact High Stability Optical Clock Based on Laser-Cooled Ca



Christopher W. Oates, Yann LeCoq, G Wilpers, Leo W. Hollberg


We report new measurements and modifications for a simple, compact, Ca atomic clock at 657 nm. External measurements were made against an independent Yb lattice optical clock via a fs-laser frequency comb. These results lead to upper limits of the Ca clock instability that are competitive on short time scales with the best existing atomic standards.
Proceedings Title
Proc. 2006 EFTF Conf.


atomic clock, calcium, frequency comb, lattice optical clock


Oates, C. , LeCoq, Y. , Wilpers, G. and Hollberg, L. (2006), A Compact High Stability Optical Clock Based on Laser-Cooled Ca, Proc. 2006 EFTF Conf., [online], (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created March 27, 2006, Updated February 17, 2017