International Laboratory “Quantum Metrology”

The activity goals of the Laboratory:

  • Development of effective application and fundamental basis in the field of quantum metrology, including creating of a scientific basis for ensuring the unity of time and frequency measurements, as well as parameters of quantum dots and nanoobjects;
  • Creating of optical, radio frequency and small-sized innovative standards of time and purity, including the nuclear frequency ones;
  • Development of methods for time and frequency unit transmission over distance;
  • Development of methods of contemporary gravimetry and gyroscopy based on cold atoms (atomic ensembles);
  • Creation of methods of quantum measurements based on sole atoms, ions and other quantum objects;
  • Development of effective applications and fundamental basis in the field of solid-state and nanostructures, assurance of the unity of nanoparticles parameters measurement, acoustic, mechanical and thermoelectric parameters of nanomaterials, safety and conformity assessment in the nanoindustry;
  • Development and application of the latest analysis technologies for atomic, electronic and nuclear structure of organic and non-organic objects based on the latest instrumental analytical methods;
  • Creation of a scientific and methodological and scientific and educational international center for information exchange in the field of new generation of time and frequency standards based on precision measurements of quantum effects and atomic spectroscopy;
  • Development and application of the latest analytical technologies based on new physical principles, including combined and hybrid analysis methods.

Research directions:

  • Development of applications in the field of metrology, material science, atomic power, environmental management, space research based on implementation of the latest precision measurement technologies in the field of quantum physics, including atomic spectroscopy, electronic spectroscopy of surface and nanostructures chemical analysis and related methods;
  • Creation of optical, radio frequency and small-sized innovative standards of time and purity, including the nuclear frequency ones; transmission of time and frequency unit over distance;
  • Development of new means and methods for obtaining ensembles of ultracold atoms and ions in magneto-optical and ion traps for implementation of quantum logics systems;
  • Development and creation of systems for ions laser cooling in the linear Paul trap and further research on their optical characteristics for implementation of new generation of time and frequency precision standards, including the nuclear frequency ones;
  • Development of the fundamental basis for nanoparticle metrology, together with creating of a scientific basis for ensuring unity of the parameters of quantum dots and nanoobjects measurements; nanoobjects characterization;
  • Development and application of the latest analytical technologies based on new physical principles, including combined and hybrid analysis methods.

International collaboration:

 

RF State Scientific Centre FSUE “VNIIFTRI”


Russia

P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Russia

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology


Russia

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)


Германия

Aston University


Great Britain

University of Michigan


USA

Group for Theoretical Solid-State Physics of the Physical Institute of the Uppsala University


Sweden

State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM


Russia

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics


Germany

Current projects:

  1. Spectroscopy of quantum states of thorium ions ensemble in linear Paul trap as method of research for abnormally low-lying isomeric state in Th-229 nucleus and creating a nuclear standard for frequency of a new generation. RSF №16-12-00001 (2016-2018)
  2. Research for properties of thermoelectric nanostructured materials for radio isotopic power cells of micro and nanoelectromechanical systems. RSF №16-19-00168 (2016-2018)
  3. Research for thermoelectric properties of metals nanoclusters in order to create new generation of nanocoolers. RSCI №15-08-06153 (2015-2017)
  4. Effect of resistive switching in thin-film multi-component oxide dielectrics with depth gradient composition. RSCI №15-08-08014 (2015-2017)

PUBLICATIONS

  1. V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, A.V. Krasavin,O.S. Vasiliev, V.G. Palchikov, I.A. Avdeeva, D.M. Chernyshev, S.S. Poteshin, A.A. Sysoev, «Multisectional linear ion trap and novel loading method for optical spectroscopy of electron and nuclear transitions» // European Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 1, Pages 1-12
  2. Strelkin S.A., Khabarova K.Y., Galyshev A.A., Berdasov O.I., Gribov A.Y., Kolachevsky N.N., Slyusarev S.N. Secondary laser cooling of strontium-88 atoms» // JETP, 2015,
    Vol.121, Issue 1, Pages 19-26
  3. Fedorov S.A., Vishnyakova G.A., Kalganova E.S., Sukachev D.D., Golovizin A.A., Tregubov D.O., Khabarova K.Y., Akimov A.V., Kolachevsky N.N., Sorokin V.N., «Improved measurement of the hyperfine structure of the laser cooling level» // Applied Physics B, 2015, Vol. 121, Issue 3, Pages 275-282
  4. V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, O.S. Vasil’ev, A.V. Krasavin, S.S. Poteshin, A.A. Sysoev, D.M. Chernyshev, S.I. Donchenko, V.G. Pal’chikov, «Quadrupole Paul Ion Trap in Complex for Optical Spectroscopy of Multiply Charged Thorium Ions for the Development of a Nuclear Frequency Standard» // Measurement Techniques, 2015, Vol. 57, No. 10, Pages 1226
  5. V.I. Troyan, V.B. Loginov, P.V. Borisyuk, O.S. Vasil’ev, «Extended fine structure of auger spectra of thermally oxidized silicon surface» // Colloid Journal, 2015, Vol. 77, No. 5, Pages 635-640
  6. V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, Yu.Yu. Lebedinskii, O.S. Vasiliev, «Formation of thorium-disodium fluoride crystals by electron-beam evaporation» // Physics Procedia, 2015, Vol. 72, Pages 175-178
  7. V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, Yu.Yu. Lebedinskii, O.S. Vasiliev, «Local electrochemical deposition of thorium on SiO2/Si(l 11) surface» // Physics Procedia, 2015, Vol. 72Pages 179-183
  8. Khabarova K.Y., Galyshev A.A., Strelkin S.A., Kostin A.S., Belotelov G.S., Berdasov O.I., Gribov A.Y., Kolachevsky N.N., Slyusarev S.N., «Spectroscopy of intercombination transition 1S0 — 3P1 for secondary cooling of strontium atoms» // Quantum Electronics, 2015, Vol. 45, Issue 2, Pages 166-170
  9. P.V. Borisyuk, O.S. Vasilyev, A.V. Krasavin, Y.Yu. Lebedinskii, V.I. Troyan, E.V. Tkalya, «Band structure and decay channels of thorium-229 low-lying isomeric state for ensemble of thorium atoms adsorbed on calcium fluoride» // Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 2015, Vol. 12, Issue 12, Pages 1333–1337
  10. P.V. Borisyuk, O.S. Vasilyev, A.V. Krasavin, Y.Yu. Lebedinskii, V.I. Troyan, E.V. Tkalya, «Size dependence of thermoelectric power of Au nanoclusters with rough and smooth surface deposited onto highly oriented pyrolytic graphite» // Applied Surface Science, 2015, Vol. 336, Pages 359-363
  11. P.V. Borisyuk, O.S. Vasilyev, A.V. Krasavin, Yu.Yu. Lebedinskii, V.I. Troyan, «Preparation technique of thorium films by electrochemical deposition for nuclear optical frequency standard based on thorium-229» // Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2015, Vol. 73, No. 3, Pages 580-585
  12. Golovizin A.A., Kalganova E.S., Sukachev D.D., Vishnyakova G.A., Semerikov I.A., Soshenko V.V., Tregubov D.O., Akimov A.V., Kolachevsky N.N., Khabarova K.Yu., Sorokin V.N., «Detection of the clock transition (1.14 μm) in ultra-cold thulium atoms» // Quantum Electronics, 2015, Vol. 45, Issue 5,  Pages 482-485
  13. V.I. Troyan , P.V. Borisyuk, V.G. Palchikov, A.V. Krasavin, A.A. Sysoyev, S.S. Poteshin, D.S. Chernyshev, V.P. Yakovlev, «229Th and 232Th optical spectroscopy system for nuclear frequency standard» // 2014 European Frequency and Time Forum, 2015, Pages 518-520
  14. V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, Yu.Yu. Lebedinskii, A.V. Krasavin, A.A. Sysoyev, S.S. Poteshin, V.P. Yakovlev, «Experimental Treatments for the Investigation of Nuclear Optical Transition in Thorium-229» // 2014 European Frequency and Time Forum, 2015, Pages 521-524
  15. V.I. Troyan, V.P. Yakovlev, V.B. Loginov, P.V. Borisyuk, «Precise Measurements of Surface Roughness with the Induction Method: Restrictions on the Sensitivity due to Thermal Fluctuations» // Physics ProcediaVol. 72, 2015, Pages 249-252
  16. V.I. Troyan, V.G. Pal’chikov, Y.P. Yakovlev, A.V. Krasavin, P.V. Borisyuk, D.M. Chernyshev, S.S. Poteshin, A.A. Sysoev, «The Development of Nuclear Frequency Standard with the Use of Ion Crystals Manipulation System» // Physics ProcediaVol. 72, 2015, Pages 245-248
  17. V.P. Yakovlev, V.G. Pal’chikov, V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, A.V. Krasavin, «Two-Ion System in Paul Trap as Element of Quantum Logic» // Physics ProcediaVol. 72, 2015, Pages 241-244
  18. V.I. Troyan, V.P. Yakovlev, V.B. Loginov, P.V. Borisyuk, «On determination of the fluctuation sensitivity limit of the induction method for the measurement of surface roughness» // Colloid Journal, 2015, Vol. 77, No. 1, Page 115-118
  19. V.B. Loginov, V.I. Troyan, P.V. Borisyuk, E.V. Chubunova, A.G. Elkin, B.A. Loginov, «Development and Creation of a Linear Displacement Guide Rail with Nanometric Deviation from Linearity at Submetric Scales of the Measurement Base» // Measurement Techniques, 2015, Vol. 58, No. 5, Pages 501-505
  20. V.A. Kashurnikov, A.V. Krasavin «Correlation Properties and Band Structure of FeAs-based Superconductors» // Physics Procedia, 2015, Vol. 65, Pages21-24
  21. V.A. Kashurnikov, A.V. Krasavin «Band Structure of FeAs-based Superconductors» // Physics Procedia, 2015,Vol. 71,  Pages 379-383
  1. Shpakovsky T.V., Zalivako I.V., Semerikov I.A., Golovizin A.A., Borisenko A.S., Khabarova K.Y., Sorokin V.N., Kolachevsky N.N., «A Compact Second-Harmonic Generator for Tasks of Precision Spectroscopy Within the Range of 240–600 nm» // Journal of Russian Laser Research, 2016, Pages 1-8
  2. V.A. Kashurnikov, A.V. Krasavin, Y.V. Zhumagulov, «Momentum distribution and non-Fermi-liquid behavior in low-doped two-orbital model: Finite-size cluster quantum Monte Carlo approach» // Phys. Rev. B94, 235145, 2016
  3. P.V. Borisyuk, О.S. Vasilyev, А.V. Krasavin, Yu.Yu. Lebedinskii, V.I. Troyan, E.V. Chubunova, S.P. Derevyashkin, «Formation of local thorium silicate compound by electrochemical deposition from an acetone solution of thorium nitrate«// Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2016г. Pages 1-8
  4. Vishnyakova G.A., Golovizin A.A., Kalganova E.S., Sorokin V.N., Sukachev D.D., Tregubov D.O., Khabarova K.Yu., Kolachevsky N.N., «Ultracold lanthanides: From optical clock to a quantum simulator» // Physics-Uspekhi, 2016, Vol. 59, Issue 2, Pages 168-173
  5. P.V. Borisyuk, A.V. Krasavin, E.V. Tkalya, Yu.Yu. Lebedinskii, O.S. Vasiliev, V.P. Yakovlev, T.I. Kozlova, V.V. Fetisov, «Nanocluster metal films as thermoelectric material for radioisotope mini battery unit» // Chemical Physics, 2016,Vol. 478, Pages 2–7
  6. Semerikov I.A., Zalivako I.V., Shpakovskii T.V., Borisenko A.S., Khabarova K.Yu., Sorokin V.N., Kolachevsky N.N., «Multiparticle losses in a linear quadrupole Paul trap» // Quantum Electronics, 2016,Vol. 46, Issue 10,  Pages 935-940
  7. P.V. Borisyuk, O.S. Vasilyev, Y.Y. Lebedinskii, A.V. Krasavin, , E.V. Tkalya, V.I. Troyan, R.F. Habibulina, E.V. Chubunova, V.P. Yakovlev, «Thorium silicate compound as a solid-state target for production of isomeric thorium-229 nuclei by electron beam irradiation» // AIP Advances, 2016г. Vol. 6, No. 9
  8. Sukachev D., Fedorov S., Tolstikhina I., Tregubov D., Kalganova E., Vishnyakova G., Golovizin A., Kolachevsky N., Khabarova K., Sorokin V., «Inner-shell magnetic dipole transition in Tm atoms: A candidate for optical lattice clocks» // Phys.Rev. A, 2016,Vol. 94, Issue 2, Article number 022512
  9. V.A. Kashurnikov, A.V. Krasavin, Ya.V. Zhumagulov, «Restoration of density of states for FeAs-based superconductors» // J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2016, Vol. 747, 012035
  10. Beyer A., Maisenbacher L., Matveev A., Pohl R., Khabarova K., Chang Y., Grinin A., Lamour T., Shi T., Yost D.C., Udem Th., Hänsch T.W., Kolachevsky N., «Active fiber-based retroreflector providing phase-retracing anti-parallel laser beams for precision spectroscopy» // Optics Express, 2016, Vol. 24, Issue 15, Pages 17470-17485
  11. V.A. Kashurnikov, A.V. Krasavin, Ya.V. Zhumagulov, «Momentum distribution of occupation numbers in FeAs-based superconductors» // J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2016, Vol. 738, 012020
  12. V.A. Kashurnikov, A.V. Krasavin, Ya.V. Zhumagulov, «Electron density of states of Fe-based superconductors: Quantum trajectory Monte Carlo method» // JETP Letters, 2016, Vol. 103, No. 5, Pages 334-340
  13. Yost D.C., Matveev A., Grinin A., Peters E., Maisenbacher L., Beyer A., Pohl R., Kolachevsky N., Khabarova K., Hänsch T.W., Udem T., «Spectroscopy of the hydrogen 1S-3S transition with chirped laser pulses» // Phys.Rev. A, 2016,Vol. 93, Issue 4, Article number 042509