National Research Council of Canada. Measurement Science and Standards
Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2014, October 19-23, 2014, Tucson, Arizona
atomic clocks; ions; atomic frequency references; laser-based; micromotion; optical atomic clocks; single trapped ion; trapped ions
An atomic frequency reference using a single trapped ion has been evaluated to 1.2×10^-17 uncertainty by exploiting the experimentally observed cancellation of micromotion induced Stark and time dilation shifts on the 88^Sr^+ 445-THz S-D transition.