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Laser beams in atomic clock. Artwork of intersecting laser beams creating 'optical tubes' to pack atoms (centre, green) closer together, enhancing their interaction and their performance as the basis of an atomic clock. This is a depiction of the lasers operating in the strontium atomic clock designed at JILA, a physical sciences research institute at the University of Colorado Boulder campus, Colorado, USA. Artwork published in 2011.
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