Hugh Robinson

Hugh Robinson

Professor Emeritus

Front Office Address: 
Physics Department, Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708


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

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}.

ROBINSON, H. G., et al. “GJ(HE-4,23S1)-GJ(H-1) IN A LOW-DENSITY PLASMA.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 24, no. 9, {AMER INST PHYSICS}.

STAFFA, N. G., and H. G. ROBINSON. “MAGNETIC FIELD CORRECTION COILS THROUGH SIXTH ORDER.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 14, no. 4, {AMER INST PHYSICS}, pp. 524-.