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Thomas C. English

Invention Advisor

Costa Mesa, CA, UNITED STATES

Tom English is an expert in applied research and engineering in time and frequency related areas

Biography

Applied research and engineering in time and frequency related areas. Emphasis has been on atomic standards, especially rubidium clocks (including product and manufacturing process development).

Basic research in the areas of atomic and molecular physics with emphasis on experimental molecular beam spectroscopy, laser spectroscopy of atomic beams and optical pumping, including initiation and supervision of such research.

Areas of Expertise

Laser SpectroscopyRubidium ClocksAtomic PhysicsInvention AdvisoryElectrical EngineeringMolecular PhysicsMolecular Beam Spectroscopy

Education

Lafayette College

B.S., Physics

1960

University of Michigan

M.S., Physics

1964

University of Michigan

Ph.D., Physics

1966

Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow

1968

Patents

Evanescent-field interrogator for atomic frequency standards

US5517157

1996-05-14

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Light stabilization for an optically excitable atomic medium

US6927636

2005-08-09

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Method and apparatus for reduction of atomic frequency standard phase noise

US5491451

1996-02-13

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Method and apparatus for reduction of light intensity decay in optical pumping devices

US5457430

1995-10-10

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