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Lattice clocks embrace ytterbium.

Margolis, H S (2009) Lattice clocks embrace ytterbium. Nature Photonics, 3 (10). pp. 557-558.

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Accurate frequency measurements of a narrow optical clock transition in 171Yb atoms trapped in an optical lattice establish this system as a serious contender in the quest to develop increasingly accurate atomic clocks.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: optical clocks, optical frequency measurement
Subjects: Time and Frequency
Time and Frequency > Optical Frequency Standards and Metrology
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2018 13:15
URI: http://eprintspublications.npl.co.uk/id/eprint/4496

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