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Progress on the Optical Lattice Clock



Andrew D. Ludlow, Jun Ye


We summarize recent research in the development of the optical lattice clock, with particular focus on the ytterbium and strontium lattice clocks being developed at NIST and JILA. We highlight recent progress in improving the stability and uncertainty of these optical frequency standards, and consider future areas of research.
Comptes Rendus De L Academie Des Sciences Serie II


atomic clock, blackbody Stark, cold collision shift, optical lattice, optical frequency standard, strontium, ytterbium


Ludlow, A. and Ye, J. (2015), Progress on the Optical Lattice Clock, Comptes Rendus De L Academie Des Sciences Serie II, [online], (Accessed July 17, 2024)


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Created June 1, 2015, Updated November 10, 2018