Micromachined Alkali-Atom Vapor Cells and Method of Microfabrication
Original Publication Date: 2005-Oct-24
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-24
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Atomic clocks are utilized in various systems which require extremely accurate and stable frequencies, such as in bistatic radars, GPS (global positioning system) and other navigation and positioning systems. Atomic clocks are also used in communications systems, cellular phone systems and for conducting various types of scientific experiments.