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a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules

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Behind the firmly closed doors of the nerve centre, an imposing red- brick government-style building, lies an atomic clock which will signal the dawn of the new millennium to revellers around the UK and parts of Western Europe.
Continuous frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 20 GHz is provided by the MS2720T with the option 1 internal atomic clock.
Both types of atomic clocks are used to determine the international standard.
You could almost say they are putting little atomic clocks in their living rooms and kitchens.
NEW YORK-While the latest trend in clock styling borrows from the past, much of the buzz in the industry today is about atomic clocks, which are being touted as the most precise timekeepers ever.
International Atomic Time is calculated by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) from the readings of more than 200 atomic clocks located in metrology institutes and observatories in more than 30 countries around the world.
For most applications, the atomic clocks we have are precise enough.
The backing of the ONR demonstrates a strong vote of confidence in our continued leadership with miniature, low power atomic clock technology such as our Tactical Grade Atomic Clock and upcoming CSAC product," stated Dan Scharre, executive vice president and general manager at Symmetricom.
A Clock Control Unit (CCU) solution for a Sr lattice atomic clock (based on an interferometer and one based an optical frequencycombs (including Kerr combs)) shall be proposed.
45s Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) recognized for enabling precision time and time transfer in Mobile GNSS and Communications Systems
Physicists have shrunk the high-tech heart of an atomic clock to the size of a rice grain.
15] was measured in a 1 s averaging interval, which is significantly better than that of the worlds best microwave atomic clock.
The company's own version of the atomic clock, the Atomix, has performed better than expected this year, leading the company to believe the American consumer is receptive to the new technology.
3Xm represents a radical advance in atomic clock technology.
45s Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) When: Wednesday, June 13, 10:30 am, Session B3 Topic: This paper will review the architecture of the Quantum (TM) Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) and report production statistics of performance including power consumption, short-term stability, and temperature sensitivity.