Description:  This tiny atomic clock works includes a laser, a lens, a polarizing filter, a chamber of cesium atoms, and a photodetector. The device is about the size of a grain of rice.
Source:  National Institute of Standards and Technology
Story:  Atomic clock to sync handhelds
TRN October 6/13, 2004
TRN Categories:  Applied Technology; Physics
Form:  Still

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