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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 1, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1962
  • pp: 55–60

Properties of the Hydrogen Maser

Daniel Kleppner, H. Mark Goldenberg, and Norman F. Ramsey  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 55-60 (1962)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.1.000055


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Abstract

Properties of the hydrogen maser and details of the apparatus are discussed. Experimental work is described which yields a new value for the hyperfine separation of hydrogen in its ground state. The result is Δ ν = 1,420,405,762 ± 4 cps . This result is based on a value of the hyperfine separation in Cs133 which is taken to be Δ ν ( C s 133 ) = 9,192,631,840 cps .

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History
Original Manuscript: July 1, 1961
Published: January 1, 1962

Citation
Daniel Kleppner, H. Mark Goldenberg, and Norman F. Ramsey, "Properties of the Hydrogen Maser," Appl. Opt. 1, 55-60 (1962)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-1-1-55


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