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

Rahman, C., and H. G. Robinson. “Rb O-O Hyperfine Transition in Evacuated Wall-Coated Cell at Melting Temperature.” Ieee Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 23, no. 4, Jan. 1987, pp. 452–54. Scopus, doi:10.1109/JQE.1987.1073365. Full Text

Robinson, H. G., and C. E. Johnson. “A New Heart for Rb Frequency Standards?: The Evacuated, Wall-Coated Sealed Cell.” Ieee Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 1983. Scopus, doi:10.1109/TIM.1983.4315040. Full Text

Robinson, H. G., and C. E. Johnson. “Narrow 87Rb hyperfine-structure resonances in an evacuated wall-coated cell.” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 40, no. 9, Dec. 1982, pp. 771–73. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.93279. Full Text

Hall, J. L., et al. “Optical heterodyne saturation spectroscopy.” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 39, no. 9, AIP Publishing, Nov. 1981, pp. 680–82. Crossref, doi:10.1063/1.92867. Full Text

Johnson, C. E., and H. G. Robinson. “gJ Factor of an Ion: Determination of gJ(He+4,1S122)gJ(He4,2S13).” Physical Review Letters, vol. 45, no. 4, Jan. 1980, pp. 250–52. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.45.250. Full Text

Watanabe, S. F., and H. G. Robinson. “Motional narrowing of Zeeman resonance lineshapes. III. Lineshape in absence of motion.” Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics, vol. 10, no. 5, Dec. 1977, pp. 959–65. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0022-3700/10/5/031. Full Text

Watanabe, S. F., and H. G. Robinson. “Motional narrowing of Zeeman resonance lineshapes. I. Theoretical development.” Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics, vol. 10, no. 5, Dec. 1977, pp. 931–39. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0022-3700/10/5/029. Full Text

Watanabe, S. F., et al. “Motional narrowing of Zeeman resonance lineshapes. II. Monte Carlo simulation results.” Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics, vol. 10, no. 5, Dec. 1977, pp. 941–57. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0022-3700/10/5/030. Full Text

Watanabe, S. F., and H. G. Robinson. “Motional narrowing of Zeeman resonance lineshapes. V. Experimental results.” Journal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics, vol. 10, no. 6, Dec. 1977, pp. 1167–74. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0022-3700/10/6/024. Full Text

Tiedeman, J. S., and H. G. Robinson. “Determination of gJ (H1, 1S122)gs (e): Test of mass-independent corrections.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 39, no. 10, Jan. 1977, pp. 602–04. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.39.602. Full Text

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