We report a high performance frequency standard based on Coherent Population Trapping, incited by a modulated VCSEL in the 87Rb-D2 line. Short-term stabilities of σy=3×10-11/√τ and relative frequency deviations below 10-11/day were demonstrated.
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(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
M. Kahanov, I. Ben-Aroya, and G. Eisenstein, "An Atomic Clock Based on a VCSEL-Driven CPT Resonance And a Small 87Rb Vapor Cell," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QMC5.
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