Nuclear Clock - Ion Trap

Nuclear Clock - Ion Trap

This RF ion trap in the Georgia Tech School of Physics holds individual thorium atoms while they are laser-cooled to near absolute zero temperature. (Credit: Corey Campbell)

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Military Technology, Physics and Physical Sciences
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Alex Kuzmich, nuclear clock, physics, School of Physics
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:30pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:45pm