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Optical Lattice Clocks

Published

Author(s)

Andrew D. Ludlow, Christopher W. Oates

Abstract

Here we introduce and give a basic description of optical lattice clocks. We also briefly describe recent advances in these atomic frequency standards, looking to future work and applications.
Citation
Optics and Photonics News
Volume
26

Keywords

atomic clocks, optical frequency, optical lattice, strontium, ytterbium
Created January 1, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017