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.: WORLD SCIENTIFIC. January 2008. 294-297. Full Text

Knappe, S, Velichansky, V, Robinson, HG, Kitching, J, and Hollberg, L. "Compact atomic vapor cells fabricated by laser-induced heating of hollow-core glass fibers." Review of Scientific Instruments 74.6 (June 2003): 3142-3145. Full Text

Fox, RW, Robinson, HG, Gilbert, SL, Hollberg, L, and Marquardt, JH. "Optical probing of cold trapped atoms." Optics Letters 18.17 (September 1, 1993): 1456-1456. 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

Robinson, HG, Hooke, WM, Lewis, HW, Felder, KC, and Clegg, TB. "RF cavity design and performance for the tunl polarized ion source." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 278.3 (June 1989): 655-659. Full Text

"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

Robinson, HG, and Johnson, CE. "A New Heart for Rb Frequency Standards?: The Evacuated, Wall-Coated Sealed Cell." Ieee Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 32.1 (March 1983): 198-198. Full Text

Robinson, HG, and Johnson, CE. "Narrow87Rb hyperfine‐structure resonances in an evacuated wall‐coated cell." Applied Physics Letters 40.9 (May 1982): 771-773. Full Text

Hall, JL, Hollberg, L, Baer, T, and Robinson, HG. "Optical heterodyne saturation spectroscopy." Applied Physics Letters 39.9 (November 1981): 680-682. Full Text

Watanabe, SF, and Robinson, HG. "Motional narrowing of Zeeman resonance lineshapes. I. Theoretical development." Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics 10.5 (April 1, 1977): 931-939. Full Text

Watanabe, SF, Hayne, GS, and Robinson, HG. "Motional narrowing of Zeeman resonance lineshapes. II. Monte Carlo simulation results." Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics 10.5 (April 1, 1977): 941-957. Full Text

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