Accession Number:

ADA495088

Title:

Prospects for Stored Ion Frequency Standards

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS BOULDER CO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Fundamental limitation of possible frequency standards based on stored ions are examines. Practical limitations are also addressed but without regard to size, power consumption, and cost. With these guidelines one can anticipate that a stored ion frequency standard with accuracy and stability better than 10exp -15 is now possible.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE