Yb Optical Lattice Clock

Published: November 23, 2008

Author(s)

Nathan D. Lemke, Andrew D. Ludlow, Zeb Barber, N Poli, C.W. Hoyt, Long-Sheng Ma, Jason Stalnaker, Christopher W. Oates, Leo Hollberg, James C. Bergquist, A. Brusch, Tara M. Fortier, Scott A. Diddams, Thomas P. Heavner, Steven R. Jefferts, Thomas E. Parker

Abstract

We describe the development and latest results of an optical lattice clock based on neutral Yb atoms, including investigations based on both even and odd isotopes. We report a fractional frequency uncertainty below 10-15 for 171Yb.
Proceedings Title: Proc. 2008 Symposium on Frequency Standards and Metrology
Conference Dates: October 5-November 11, 2008
Conference Location: Pacific Grove, CA
Conference Title: 7th Symposium on Frequency Standards and Metrology
Pub Type: Conferences

Keywords

optical frequency standards, optical clocks, optical lattices
Created November 23, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017