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 (December 1, 1954): 511-515.

JOHNSON, CE, and ROBINSON, HG. "PENNING IONIZATION OF RB AND CS BY NE(3P2)." BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY 24.9: 1177-. (Academic Article)

Heavner, TP, Hollberg, L, Jefferts, SR, Kitching, J, Klipstein, WM, Meekhof, DM, and Robinson, HG. "Characterization of a cold cesium source for PARCS: Primary atomic reference clock in space." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT 50.2: 500-502. (Academic Article)

CRAMPTON, SB, ROBINSON, HG, KLEPPNER, D, and RAMSEY, NF. "HYPERFINE SEPARATION OF DEUTERIUM." PHYSICAL REVIEW 141.1: 55-\&. (Academic Article)

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