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

Crampton, S. B., et al. “Hyperfine separation of deuterium.” Physical Review, vol. 141, no. 1, Dec. 1966, pp. 55–66. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRev.141.55. Full Text

Robinson, H. G. “Bolometer detection of nuclear quadrupole resonance.” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 27, no. 3, Dec. 1956, pp. 163–64. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1715504. Full Text

Robinson, H. G. “Quadrupole spectrum of BiCl3.” Physical Review, vol. 100, no. 6, Dec. 1955, pp. 1731–34. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRev.100.1731. Full Text

Dehmelt, H. G., et al. “Nuclear quadrupole resonance of Hg201.” Physical Review, vol. 93, no. 3, Dec. 1954, pp. 480–82. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRev.93.480. Full Text

Robinson, H., et al. “Nuclear quadrupole couplings in solid bromides and iodides.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 22, no. 3, Jan. 1954, pp. 511–15. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1740097. Full Text

Robinson, H. G., et al. “Pure nuclear quadrupole spectrum of Bi209 in bismuth-triphenyl [15].” Physical Review, vol. 89, no. 6, Dec. 1953. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRev.89.1305. Full Text

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.