Conference Paper

Improving the stability and accuracy of the Yb optical lattice clock

NIST, Boulder, CO, USA
DOI: 10.1109/FCS.2011.5977827 Conference: Frequency Control and the European Frequency and Time Forum (FCS), 2011 Joint Conference of the IEEE International
Source: IEEE Xplore


We report results for improving the stability and uncertainty of the NIST 171Yb lattice clock. The stability improvements derive from a significant reduction of the optical Dick effect, while the uncertainty improvements focus on improved understanding and constraint of the cold collision shift.

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