[time-nuts] MIT 2 inch cesium fountain, optically pumped

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 24 09:36:21 EST 2014


On 11/24/14, 6:05 AM, Mark Kahrs wrote:
> For those who are interested, a relevant dissertation can be found here:
>
> http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/71453/795174737.pdf
>
> Unfortunately, you can't print it, but you can read it.  A rather complete
> discussion of the construction of the experimental apparatus is included.
>
>


That dissertation is about building a sensitive accelerometer, as 
opposed to a clock. There might be some connection: they're all about 
hanging some slow cold atoms out there to use as a sensor.





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