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Title: Magnetometry with millimeter-scale antirelaxation-coated alkali-metal vapor cells

Abstract

Dynamic nonlinear magneto-optical-rotation signals with frequency- and amplitude-modulated laser light have been observed and investigated with a spherical glass cell of 3 mm diameter containing Cs metal with inner walls coated with paraffin. Intrinsic Zeeman relaxation rates of {gamma}/(2{pi}){approx_equal}20 Hz and lower have been observed. Favorable prospects of using millimeter-scale coated cells in portable magnetometers and secondary frequency references are discussed.

Authors:
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  1. S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute, St. Petersburg, 199034 (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20768785
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of the Optical Society of America. Part B, Optical Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 23; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.23.001001; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0740-3224
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; AMPLITUDES; CESIUM; FREQUENCY MODULATION; GLASS; LASERS; MAGNETO-OPTICAL EFFECTS; MAGNETOMETERS; NONLINEAR OPTICS; PARAFFIN; RELAXATION; ROTATION; SIGNALS; VAPORS; VISIBLE RADIATION; WALLS; ZEEMAN EFFECT

Citation Formats

Balabas, M V, Budker, D, Kitching, J, Schwindt, P D.D., Stalnaker, J E, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322, and Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, and National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322. Magnetometry with millimeter-scale antirelaxation-coated alkali-metal vapor cells. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1364/JOSAB.23.001001.
Balabas, M V, Budker, D, Kitching, J, Schwindt, P D.D., Stalnaker, J E, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322, & Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, and National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322. Magnetometry with millimeter-scale antirelaxation-coated alkali-metal vapor cells. United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.001001
Balabas, M V, Budker, D, Kitching, J, Schwindt, P D.D., Stalnaker, J E, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322, and Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, and National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322. Thu . "Magnetometry with millimeter-scale antirelaxation-coated alkali-metal vapor cells". United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.001001.
@article{osti_20768785,
title = {Magnetometry with millimeter-scale antirelaxation-coated alkali-metal vapor cells},
author = {Balabas, M V and Budker, D and Kitching, J and Schwindt, P D.D. and Stalnaker, J E and Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300 and Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 and National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322 and National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322 and Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300, and National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 S. Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3322},
abstractNote = {Dynamic nonlinear magneto-optical-rotation signals with frequency- and amplitude-modulated laser light have been observed and investigated with a spherical glass cell of 3 mm diameter containing Cs metal with inner walls coated with paraffin. Intrinsic Zeeman relaxation rates of {gamma}/(2{pi}){approx_equal}20 Hz and lower have been observed. Favorable prospects of using millimeter-scale coated cells in portable magnetometers and secondary frequency references are discussed.},
doi = {10.1364/JOSAB.23.001001},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/20768785}, journal = {Journal of the Optical Society of America. Part B, Optical Physics},
issn = {0740-3224},
number = 6,
volume = 23,
place = {United States},
year = {2006},
month = {6}
}