# A Review of Contemporary Atomic Frequency Standards.

@article{Schmittberger2020ARO, title={A Review of Contemporary Atomic Frequency Standards.}, author={Bonnie L. Schmittberger and David R. Scherer}, journal={arXiv: Atomic Physics}, year={2020} }

Atomic frequency standards are used to generate accurate and precise time and frequency, enabling many communications, synchronization, and navigation systems in modern life. GPS and other satellite navigation systems, voice and data telecommunications, and timestamping of financial transactions all rely on precise time and frequency enabled by atomic frequency standards.
This review provides a snapshot and outlook of contemporary atomic frequency standards and the applications they enable. We…

## 6 Citations

### Transportable optical atomic clocks for use in out-of-the-lab environments

- PhysicsAdvanced Optical Technologies
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Abstract Recently, several reports with a strong focus on compact, nonstationary optical atomic clocks have been published, including accounts of in-field deployment of these devices for…

### A Case Study Analysis for Designing a Lunar Navigation Satellite System with Time-Transfer from Earth-GPS

- PhysicsArXiv
- 2022

The proposed time-transfer architecture combines the intermittently available Earth-GPS signals in a timing filter to alleviate the cost and SWaP requirements of the onboard clocks and estimates the lunar User Equivalent Range Error (UERE) metric to characterize the ranging accuracy of signals transmitted from an LNSS satellite.

### Demonstration of a Mercury Trapped Ion Clock Prototype

- Physics, Computer Science2021 Joint Conference of the European Frequency and Time Forum and IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (EFTF/IFCS)
- 2021

The demonstration of the integrated clock prototype paves the way for further SWaP reduction and maturation and shows promising performance with a short-term fractional frequency instability below 10−11 τ−12 and can reach the 10−14-instability level after a day of averaging.

### Loaded Microwave Cavity for Compact Vapor-Cell Clocks

- PhysicsIEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control
- 2021

A compact cavity-cell assembly based on a dielectric-loaded cylindrical resonator that aims at strongly reducing the core of the atomic clock, maintaining, at the same time, high-performing short-term stability is presented.

### Uri Levy July 2012

- Physics
- 2020

The dynamics of coupled nonlinear oscillator systems is often described by the classical discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equation (DNLSE). In its simplest version, the DNLSE is made up of two terms –…

### Hydrogen maser magnetron cavity with low frequency-temperature coefficient

- PhysicsMetrologia
- 2022

In this paper we show how a proper dimensioning of a magnetron cavity and its inner bulb allows one to design a hydrogen maser atomic clock with an arbitrary low frequency-temperature coefficient…

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