Scientists one step closer to a clock that could replace GPS and Galileo

Photonics team use laser technology to produce significant improvement in accuracy of counting element in compact atomic clocks Timekeeping has been vital to navigation for centuries. The Royal Observatory at Greenwich proudly displays the chronometers designed and built by John Harrison in the 18th century that allowed longitude to be determined by ships at sea, […] The post Portable atomic clocks could reduce reliance on satellite navigation appeared first on .

Portable atomic clocks could reduce reliance on satellite navigation

Photonics team use laser technology to produce significant improvement in accuracy of counting element in compact atomic clocks Timekeeping has been vital to navigation for centuries. The Royal ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from The Engineer

One step closer to a clock that could replace GPS and Galileo

Scientists have made a breakthrough to a crucial element of an atomic clock -- devices which could reduce our reliance on satellite mapping in the future -- using cutting-edge laser beam technology. ...

Mon 11 Mar 19 from ScienceDaily

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