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A new pair of experimental ytterbium atomic clocks at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- the agency responsible for keeping the official time in the US -- have set a new record for stability. Share This Story Atomic clocks have a ...
Nature World News · 8/22/2013
On the other hand, the new ytterbium clocks achieve that same result in about one second of averaging time. In 2011, one of Britain's cesium fountain clocks, responsible for keeping the country's atomic time, was declared as the world's most accurate long ...
International Business Times · 8/24/2013
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. The clocks act like 21st-century pendulums or metronomes that could swing back and forth with ...
Scientific Computing · 8/26/2013
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The story of scientific advancement is rarely one of leaps and bounds. More often than not it's evolution over revolution, and the story of the so-called ytterbium atomic clock fits that bill perfectly. You may remember that in July researchers improved ...
Engadget · ByTerrence O'Brien · 8/23/2013
A pair of experimental atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has set a new record for stability. The clocks act like 21st-century pendulums or metronomes that could swing back and forth with perfect ...
Science Daily · 8/22/2013
... the agency in charge for keeping the official time in the U.S., has set a new record for time stability with its new pair of experimental ytterbium atomic clocks. Atomic clocks are famous for being on the dot, precise down to fractions upon fractions ...
HNGN · 8/23/2013
A new record for stability has been achieved by two atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Imagine modern day metronomes that can swing back and forth with perfect timing for a length of time ...
techfragments.com · 8/23/2013
A pair of experimental atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at NIST has set a new record for stability. The clocks act like 21st-century pendulums or metronomes that could swing back and forth with perfect timing for a period comparable to the age of …
R & D Magazine · 8/23/2013
Credit: NIST The ticks of any atomic clock must be averaged for some period to provide ... to achieve its best performance. The new ytterbium clocks achieve that same result in about one second of averaging time. Given this high level of stability the ...
Phys.org · 8/22/2013
A pair of experimental atomic clocks at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which are based on ytterbium atoms, have set a new record for stability. The organisation describes the clocks as acting like 21st-century pendulums or ...
Electronics Weekly · 8/23/2013