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Quantum Logic Clock Rivals Mercury Ion as World's Most Accurate Clock


Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, NIST, technology, computers, concept, aluminium, atomic, beryllium, clock, mercury, optical, quantum, time, news )

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- 2366 days ago - nist.gov
An atomic clock that uses an aluminum atom to apply the logic of computers to the peculiarities of the quantum world now rivals the world's most accurate clock,based on a single mercury atom.Both 10 times more accurate than the current U.S. time standard.



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