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Component-Level Demonstration of a Microfabricated Atomic Frequency Reference

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Author(s)

Vladislav Gerginov, Svenja A. Knappe, P Schwindt, V Shah, Li-Anne Liew, John Moreland, Hugh Robinson, Leo W. Hollberg, John E. Kitching, Alan Brannon, J Breitbarth, Z Popovic

Abstract

We demonstrate component-level functionality of the three critical subsystems for a chip-scale atomic clock: the physics package, the local oscillator and the control electronics. In addition, we demonstrate that these three components functioning together achieve a short-term frequency instability below 6x10/√τ, 0
Proceedings Title
Proc. Joint Mtg. IEEE Intl. Freq. Cont. Symp. and PTTI Mtg.

Keywords

coherent population trapping, atomic clock, atomic frequency reference, MEMS, micromachining

Citation

Gerginov, V. , Knappe, S. , Schwindt, P. , Shah, V. , Liew, L. , Moreland, J. , Robinson, H. , Hollberg, L. , Kitching, J. , Brannon, A. , Breitbarth, J. and Popovic, Z. (2005), Component-Level Demonstration of a Microfabricated Atomic Frequency Reference, Proc. Joint Mtg. IEEE Intl. Freq. Cont. Symp. and PTTI Mtg., [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=50217 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created August 29, 2005, Updated February 17, 2017