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

KEYSER, P. T., et al. “ATTAINING LOW-DENSITY PLASMA IN HE-4.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 24, no. 9, {AMER INST PHYSICS}.

JOHNSON, C. E., and H. G. ROBINSON. “PENNING IONIZATION OF RB AND CS BY NE(3P2).” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 24, no. 9, {AMER INST PHYSICS}.

JOHNSON, C. E., and H. G. ROBINSON. “GJ(HE-4+,12S1/2)/GJ (HE-4,23S1) PRELIMINARY RESULT.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 23, no. 4, {AMER INST PHYSICS}.

JOHNSON, C. E., et al. “PENNING IONIZATION OF NA, K, RB, AND CS BY HE(251-3) IN A STATIONARY AFTERGLOW.” Journal of Physics B Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, vol. 11, no. 5, {IOP PUBLISHING LTD}, pp. 927–33.

Kitching, J., et al. “Optical-pumping noise in laser-pumped, all-optical microwave frequency references.” Journal of the Optical Society of America B Optical Physics, vol. 18, no. 11, {OPTICAL SOC AMER}, pp. 1676–83.

HALL, J. L., et al. “PROGRESS TOWARD PHASE-STABLE OPTICAL FREQUENCY STANDARDS.” Journal De Physique, vol. 42, no. NC8, {EDITIONS PHYSIQUE}, pp. 59–71.

Knappe, S., et al. “Microfabricated atomic clocks and magnetometers.” Journal of Optics a Pure and Applied Optics, vol. 8, no. 7, Sp. Iss. SI, {IOP PUBLISHING LTD}, pp. S318–22.

DEHMELT, H. G., et al. “NUCLEAR QUADRUPOLE RESONANCE OF HG-201.” Physical Review, vol. 93, no. 4, {AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC}.

Knappe, S., et al. “Atomic vapor cells for chip-scale atomic clocks with improved long-term frequency stability.” Optics Letters, vol. 30, no. 18, {OPTICAL SOC AMER}, pp. 2351–53.

ROBINSON, H. G., et al. “DETERMINATION OF GI/GJ RATIOS IN FREE RUBIDIUM AND CAESIUM ATOMS.” Science, vol. 154, no. 3747, {AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE}, pp. 427-.

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