Accession Number:

ADA495082

Title:

A Trapped Mercury 199 Ion Frequency Standard

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

HEWLETT-PACKARD LABS PALO ALTO CA

Report Date:

1981-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Mercury 199 ions confined in an RF quadrupole trap and optically pumped by mercury 202 ion resonance light form the basis for a high performance frequency standard with commercial possibilities. This report describes some results achieved to date and gives estimates of the potential performance of such a standard.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE