We report the preliminary operation of an optical lattice clock with Sr atoms. We describe a novel method for loading the lattice and report an optical resonance of width 260 Hz.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.3690) Atomic and molecular physics : Line shapes and shifts
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser
M. Fouché, R. Le Targat, A. Brusch, X. Baillard, and P. Lemonde, "An Optical Lattice Clock With Strontium Atoms," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuD59.
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