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Application of Atomic Interferometers in Gravimetry

With the development of laser fountain cooling and technologies for the control of the motion of atoms in Russia it has become possible to create atomic interferometric gravimeters with accuracy characteristics comparable to those of free-fall corner-reflector gravimeters. The short-term stability of the atomic gravimeters exceeds that of existing gravimeters.

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Correspondence to V. N. Baryshev.

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Translated from Izmeritel'naya Tekhnika, No. 12, pp. 3–6, December, 2014.

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Baryshev, V.N., Blinov, I.Y. Application of Atomic Interferometers in Gravimetry. Meas Tech 57, 1333–1337 (2015).

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  • gravimetry
  • atomic interferometry
  • atomic gravimeter
  • quantum projection noise