[time-nuts] Getting Better All the Time: JILA Strontium Atomic Clock Sets New Records

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Wed Apr 29 04:06:33 EDT 2015


On Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 -0400
d0ct0r <time at patoka.org> wrote:

> 
> "In another advance at the far frontiers of timekeeping by National 
> Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers, the latest 
> modification of a record-setting strontium atomic clock has achieved 
> precision and stability levels that now mean the clock would neither 
> gain nor lose one second in some 15 billion years*—roughly the age of 
> the universe".
> 
> http://www.nist.gov/pml/div689/20150421_strontium_clock.cfm

You can find the referenced paper at:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7896
respectively:
http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150421/ncomms7896/full/ncomms7896.html

			Attila Kinali

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