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Device For Portable, Ultra-precise Clocks And Quantum Sensors Developed By Scientists
2013-05-09 10:59:35

In a joint project between the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, Imperial College London and the National Physical Laboratory, researchers have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing.

Berkeley Physicist Uses Atomic Matter To Tell Time
2013-01-11 15:06:34

In a groundbreaking new study, physicists from the University of California, Berkeley have used atomic matter to measure time.

Better Accuracy For Optical Strontium Clock
2013-01-03 11:30:03

An optical clock with neutral strontium atoms is considered one of the top candidates for the definition of a "new" second. The probabilities have increased considerably, since its frequency will now be determined more accurately (probably by an order of magnitude).

Atomic Clocks May Survey Earth's Insides
2012-11-12 15:17:48

An international team believes that atomic clocks could already have reached the necessary degree of precision to be useful for geophysical surveying of Earth's interior.

Atomic Clocks Get Boost From The Most Stable Laser In The World
2012-09-15 07:00:47

An international team of scientists has developed a laser with a frequency stability previously unequalled.

Researchers Take A New Look At Masers
2012-08-17 05:39:36

While we’ve been fixated with lasers — shooting them from flying ships, attaching them to shark’s heads, what have you — there’s been another sort of beam waiting in the wings for someone to take notice.

New Device For Quantum Information Processing
2012-07-24 11:14:28

A groundbreaking new device from the National Physical Laboratory could help to usher in the long-awaited era of quantum computers

Leap Second
2012-06-30 10:41:36

With some clever understanding of the Earth’s rotation and a little trickery, scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will create time, giving the world one extra second to enjoy their late-night activities.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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