Measurement Techniques

, Volume 61, Issue 8, pp 791–796 | Cite as

Onboard Hydrogen Frequency Standard for the Millimetron Space Observatory

  • N. A. Demidov
  • A. A. Belyaev
  • V. A. PolyakovEmail author
  • Yu. V. Timofeev

The basic structural features of a hydrogen frequency standard designed to work as a reference frequency standard under the conditions of outer space are described. The capabilities gained from the use of a system of double selection of hydrogen atoms by energy state to increase the metrological characteristics of the hydrogen frequency standard are considered. Experimental results on frequency instability are presented


onboard active hydrogen frequency standard double system for selecting atoms by quantum state adiabatic rapid passage frequency instability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Demidov
    • 1
  • A. A. Belyaev
    • 1
  • V. A. Polyakov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yu. V. Timofeev
    • 1
  1. 1.Vremya-Ch CompanyNizhnii NovgorodRussia

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