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The JPL Hg(sup +) Extended Linear Ion Trap Frequency Standard: Status, Stability, and Accuracy ProspectsMicrowave frequency standards based on room temperature (sup 199)Hg(sup +) ions in a Linear Ion Trap (LITS) presently achieve a Signal to Noise and line Q inferred short frequency stability. Long term stability has been measured for averaging intervals up to 5 months with apparent sensitivity to variations in ion number/temperature limiting the flicker floor.
Document ID
20060034915
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
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Authors
Tjoelker, R. L.
Prestage, J. D.
Maleki, L.
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
December 3, 1996
Distribution Limits
Public
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Keywords
Hg+ linear ion trap frequency LITE LITS microwave frequency standards