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Thomas O'Brian

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Published: 11/03/2014 - 11:29am Type of Content: News

At the nearby University of Colorado Boulder [Ye Lab] is a clock even more precise than the [clock used for the U.S. Time standard].

At the heart of this new clock is the element strontium. Inside a small chamber, the strontium atoms are suspended in a lattice of crisscrossing laser beams. Researchers then give them a little ping, like ringing a bell. The strontium vibrates at an...

Published: 06/17/2013 - 1:30pm Type of Content: News
Published: 06/25/2013 - 11:36am Type of Content: People - Faculty & Research Groups
Published: 06/25/2013 - 1:45pm Type of Content: Awards