Laser-cooled microgravity clocks

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Abstract

The design considerations for laser-cooled microgravity clocks highlighting the considerations that differ from those for earth-based fountains are discussed. The relative merits of Rb and Cs microgravity clocks are detailed. Finally, tentative designs for 2 microgravity clocks that are scheduled to fly in the coming years are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-45
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Annual IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium
StatePublished - 1998

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Microgravity
Clocks
Lasers
Fountains
Earth (planet)

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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