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2014-07-22 08:24:58

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based American Elements announced the further expansion of its ultra high purity metals & chemicals production facilities to meet growing

New Stability Record Set By NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks
2013-08-22 14:45:09

A pair of experimental atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has set a new record for stability.

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2011-02-16 10:12:00

The breakthrough reveals another example of the strategic importance of rare-earth elements.

2010-06-16 21:55:44

The fiber optic cable networks linking the world are an essential part of modern life.

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2009-08-11 16:30:00

An experimental atomic clock based on ytterbium atoms is about four times more accurate than it was several years ago, giving it a precision comparable to that of the NIST-F1 cesium fountain clock, the nation's civilian time standard, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report in Physical Review Letters.


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  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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