Contact: Laura Ost
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
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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