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Title: Optical-lattice clock sets new standard for timekeeping

The clock’s strength is in numbers; instead of ticking to the rhythm of a single atom, it synchronizes with thousands of atoms at once.
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OSTI Identifier:
22257080
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 67; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: (c) 2014 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMS; SPACE-TIME MODEL; TIME DEPENDENCE; TIME MEASUREMENT; TIMING PROPERTIES