Future slow-atom frequency standards

Kurt Gibble, S. Chu

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Potential frequency standards based on laser cooled atoms are evaluated. We estimate that a standard based on an atomic fountain of cesium atoms can have an accuracy of Δν/ν = 10-16. Frequency standards based on ion traps are also evaluated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number008
Pages (from-to)201-212
Number of pages12
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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