Christopher W. Oates and Andrew D. Ludlow
A new breed of atomic clock—the “ticking” of which comes from transitions in millions of cooled atoms, trapped in optical standing waves created by tightly focused lasers—is pushing scientific timekeeping to previously unknown frontiers of precision.
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Publish Date: 01 January 2015
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