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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

JILA Strontium Lattice Clock

Caption: JILA's experimental atomic clock based on strontium atoms held in a lattice of laser light is the world's most precise and stable atomic clock. The image is a composite of many photos taken with long exposure times and other techniques to make the lasers more visible.

Credit: Ye group and Baxley/JILA

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Related news release: JILA strontium atomic clock sets new records in both precision and stability


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