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Development of a Quantum Based Microwave Power Measurement

Published

Author(s)

Thomas P. Crowley, E. A. Donley, T P. Heavner, John R. Juroshek, Billy F. Riddle

Abstract

An initial proof-of-concept experiment to measure microwave power based on quantum-mechanical principles is presented. Rabi oscillations between two hyperfine levels of the cesium ground state are measured and used to determine the RF magnetic field strength in a resonant cavity. The realtive change with microwave power level and duration agrees very well with theory.
Volume
2
Issue
3
Conference Dates
June 8-13, 2003
Conference Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Conference Title
2003 IEEE International Microwave Symposium

Keywords

atomic clock, laser cooling, microwave power, quantum measurement, Rabi oscillation

Citation

Crowley, T. , Donley, E. , Heavner, T. , Juroshek, J. and Riddle, B. (2003), Development of a Quantum Based Microwave Power Measurement, 2003 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA (Accessed February 25, 2024)
Created June 16, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021