Hugh Robinson

Hugh Robinson

Professor Emeritus

Front Office Address: 
Physics Department, Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708

Overview

Precision measurement of g-factor ratios; wall-coated, evacuated cells for atomic clock; precision heterodyne spectroscopy; laser noise spectroscopy; cold-atom vapor cell traps; microwave Ramsey fringe spectroscopy using cold atoms; and theory of  two-photon multi-level spectroscopy. Miniaturization of atomic clocks and magnetometers.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1954

Selected Grants

(87-0192) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Physics awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1987 to 1988

Monroe, C, Swann, W, Robinson, H, and Wieman, C. "Very cold trapped atoms in a vapor cell." Collected Papers of Carl Wieman. January 1, 2008. 294-297. Full Text

MONROE, C, ROBINSON, H, and WIEMAN, C. "OBSERVATION OF THE CESIUM CLOCK TRANSITION USING LASER-COOLED ATOMS IN A VAPOR CELL." OPTICS LETTERS 16.1 (January 1, 1991): 50-52. Full Text

Monroe, C, Swann, W, Robinson, H, and Wieman, C. "Very cold trapped atoms in a vapor cell." Physical Review Letters 65.13 (September 1990): 1571-1574. Full Text

Rahman, C, and Robinson, HG. "Rb O-O Hyperfine Transition in Evacuated Wall-Coated Cell at Melting Temperature." IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 23.4 (January 1, 1987): 452-454. Full Text

Keiser, GM, Robinson, HG, and Johnson, CE. "An experimental determination of gJ(He4, 2S13)gJ(H1, 1S122)." Physical Review A 16.3 (January 1, 1977): 822-835. Full Text

Keiser, GM, Robinson, HG, and Johnson, CE. "Polarization of 4He(23S1) by optically pumped Rb." Physics Letters A 51.1 (January 27, 1975): 5-6. Full Text

Watanabe, SF, Hayne, GS, and Robinson, HG. "Lineshape asymmetry and frequency shift in a motionally narrowed Zeeman resonance." Physics Letters A 32.7 (September 7, 1970): 546-547. Full Text

Robinson, H, Dehmelt, HG, and Gordy, W. "Nuclear quadrupole couplings in solid bromides and iodides." The Journal of Chemical Physics 22.3 (January 1, 1954): 511-515. Full Text

Hollberg, L, Oates, CW, Curtis, EA, Ivanov, EN, Diddams, SA, Udem, T, Robinson, HG, Bergquist, JC, Rafac, RJ, Itano, WM, Drullinger, RE, and Wineland, DJ. "Optical frequency standards and measurements." IEEE JOURNAL OF QUANTUM ELECTRONICS 37.12: 1502-1513. (Academic Article)

KEISER, GM, ROBINSON, HG, and JOHNSON, CE. "EXPERIMENTAL-DETERMINATION OF GJ(HE-4,2S-3(1))-GJ(H-1,1S-2(1/2)." PHYSICAL REVIEW A 16.3: 822-835. (Academic Article)

Yi, YW, Robinson, HG, Knappe, S, Maclennan, JE, Jones, CD, Zhu, C, Clark, NA, and Kitching, J. "Method for characterizing self-assembled monolayers as antirelaxation wall coatings for alkali vapor cells." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 104.2. (Academic Article)

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