Faculté des sciences

Laser-pumped rubidium frequency standards: new analysis and progress

Mileti, Gaetano ; Deng, Jinquan Q. ; Walls, Fred L. ; Jennings, D. A. ; Drullinger, R. E.

In: IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 1998, vol. 34, no. 2, p. 233-237

We have achieved a stability of 3•10-13 τ -1/2 for 3<τ<30 s with a laser-pumped rubidium gas-cell frequency standard by reducing the effects due to noise in the microwave and laser sources. This result is one order of magnitude better than the best present performance of lamp-pumped devices. Plus

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    We have achieved a stability of 3•10-13 τ -1/2 for 3<τ<30 s with a laser-pumped rubidium gas-cell frequency standard by reducing the effects due to noise in the microwave and laser sources. This result is one order of magnitude better than the best present performance of lamp-pumped devices.