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Optical Atomic Clocks: A Revolution in Perfomance



Leo W. Hollberg


Optical atomic clocks using cold atoms, stable lasers and femtosecond laser frequency combs provide high accurace and stability from RF to the ultraviolet. They have unprecedented performance: ultrahigh stability, sub-fs timing jitter, lowe-noise microwaves, and several new uses.
Proceedings Title
Proc. 2005 Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics
Conference Dates
May 22-27, 2005


Hollberg, L. (2005), Optical Atomic Clocks: A Revolution in Perfomance, Proc. 2005 Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, [online], (Accessed July 15, 2024)


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Created May 22, 2005, Updated February 17, 2017