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One-liter Hg ion clock for space and ground applicationsWe describe the development of a small Hg ion clock suitable for space use. A small clock occupying 1-2 liters volume and producing stability of 10 to the power negative twelve, divided by square root pi would significantly advance the state of space-qualified atomic clocks. Based on recent measurements, this technology should produce long-term stability as good as 10 to the power negative fifteen.
Document ID
20060043623
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Prestage, John D.
Chung, Sang
Le, Thanh
Beach, Maggie
Maleki, Lute
Tjoelker, Robert L.
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
May 15, 2003
Meeting Information
Joint Meeting 17th European Frequency and Time Forum and 2003 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium(Tampa, FL)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
ion clock