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

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-.

Marquardt, J. H., et al. “Line shapes of cascade two-photon transitions in a cesium magneto-optic trap.” Journal of the Optical Society of America B Optical Physics, vol. 13, no. 7, {OPTICAL SOC AMER}, pp. 1384–93.

Zibrov, A. S., et al. “Experimental Demonstration of Enhanced Index of Refraction via Quantum Coherence in Rb.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 76, no. 21, American Physical Society (APS), pp. 3935–38. Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.76.3935. Full Text

TIEDEMAN, J. S., and H. G. ROBINSON. “GJ(H)/GS(E-) DETERMINATION USING TRITIUM CELLS.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 18, no. 11, {AMER INST PHYSICS}.

Lukin, M. D., et al. “Lasing without inversion: The road to new short-wavelength losers.” Laser Physics, vol. 6, no. 3, {INTERPERIODICA}, pp. 436–47.

Hughes, V. W., et al. “Upper Limit for the Anisotropy of Inertial Mass from Nuclear Resonance Experiments.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 4, no. 7, American Physical Society (APS), pp. 342–44. Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.4.342. Full Text

KEISER, G. M., et al. “NEW DETERMINATION OF GJ HE-4, 2S-3(1)/GJ(1H,1S-21/2).” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 20, no. 11, {AMER INST PHYSICS}.

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