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Collaboration Helps Make JILA Strontium Atomic Clock 'Best in Class'


Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, performance, atom, atomic, caesium, calcium, clock, laser, lattice, mercury, optical, strontium )

Jeannine
- 2353 days ago - nist.gov
BOULDER, Colo.-- The new 'Crystal of Light' atomic clock, based on thousands of strontium atoms trapped in grids of laser light, surpasses the accuracy of the current U.S. time standard based on a 'fountain' of caesium atoms.



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