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January 26, 2014
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JILA strontium atomic clock sets new records in both precision and stability

Heralding a new age of terrific timekeeping, a research group at JILA—a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology—has unveiled an experimental strontium atomic clock that has set new world records … Continue reading

August 11, 2013
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JILA researchers discover atomic clock can simulate quantum magnetism

Researchers at JILA have for the first time used an atomic clock as a quantum simulator, mimicking the behavior of a different, more complex quantum system.  Atomic clocks now join a growing list of physical systems that can be used … Continue reading

December 30, 2012
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JILA Physicists Achieve Elusive ‘Evaporative Cooling’ of Molecules

Achieving a goal considered nearly impossible, JILA physicists have chilled a gas of molecules to very low temperatures by adapting the familiar process by which a hot cup of coffee cools. JILA is a joint institute of the University of … Continue reading

February 7, 2011
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Quantum Quirk: JILA Scientists Pack Atoms Together to Prevent Collisions in Atomic Clock

In a paradox typical of the quantum world, JILA scientists have eliminated collisions between atoms in an atomic clock by packing the atoms closer together. The surprising discovery, described in the Feb. 3 issue of Science Express, can boost the … Continue reading