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

WATANABE, S. F., et al. “LINE-SHAPE AND CORRELATION-TIME CALCULATIONS FOR MOTIONALLY NARROWED ATOMIC ZEEMAN RESONANCES.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 14, no. 4, {AMER INST PHYSICS}, pp. 524-.

Lukin, M. D., et al. “Spectroscopy in Dense Coherent Media: Line Narrowing and Interference Effects.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 79, no. 16, American Physical Society (APS), pp. 2959–62. Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.79.2959. Full Text

BELTR, V., and H. G. ROBINSON. “MICROWAVE ZEEMAN SPECTRUM OF ATOMIC CHLORINE.” Physical Review, vol. 123, no. 1, {AMER INST PHYSICS}, pp. 161-.

HUGHES, W. M., and H. G. ROBINSON. “PRECISION DETERMINATION OF GJ(RB87)/GJ(H).” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 14, no. 4, {AMER INST PHYSICS}, pp. 524-.

KEISER, G. M., et al. “EXPERIMENTAL-DETERMINATION OF GJ(HE-4,2S-3(1))-GJ(H-1,1S-2(1/2).” Physical Review A, vol. 16, no. 3, {AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC}, pp. 822–35.

ROBINSON, H. G. “PRECISE GJ-FACTOR RATIOS FROM OPTICAL-PUMPING EXPERIMENTS.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 20, no. 6, {AMER INST PHYSICS}, pp. 808–09.

Zibrov, A. S., et al. “Experimental Demonstration of Laser Oscillation without Population Inversion via Quantum Interference in Rb.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 75, no. 8, American Physical Society (APS), pp. 1499–502. Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.75.1499. Full Text

Knappe, S., et al. “Characterization of coherent population-trapping resonances as atomic frequency references.” Journal of the Optical Society of America B Optical Physics, vol. 18, no. 11, {OPTICAL SOC AMER}, pp. 1545–53.

WATANABE, S. F., and H. G. ROBINSON. “FREQUENCY-SHIFT ESTIMATES FOR MOTIONALLY NARROWED ZEEMAN RESONANCES.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 17, no. 11, {AMER INST PHYSICS}, pp. 1127–28.

WATANABE, S. F., et al. “LINESHAPE ASYMMETRY AND FREQUENCY SHIFT IN A MOTIONALLY NARROWED ZEEMAN RESONANCE.” Physics Letters A, vol. A 32, no. 7, {ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV}, pp. 546-.

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