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An optical clock to go

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Author(s)

Andrew D. Ludlow

Abstract

Bringing next-generation atomic clocks out of the lab is not an easy task, but doing so will unlock many new possibilities. As a crucial first step, a portable atomic clock has now been deployed for relativistic geodesy measurements in the Alps.
Citation
Nature Physics

Keywords

atomic clock, optical clock, optical lattice, relativistic geodesy, strontium

Citation

Ludlow, A. (2018), An optical clock to go, Nature Physics, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=925156 (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created May 1, 2018, Updated February 21, 2019