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Timekeepers of the future

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18:30 – 20:00 16 Feb 2017
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Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool (building 221 on the campus map: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/files/docs/maps/liverpool-university-campus-map.pdf)

Speakers: Dr Helen Margolis, NPL Fellow - Optical Frequency Standards and Metrology

The next generation of atomic clocks, based on forbidden optical transitions in laser-cooled atoms and ions, have reached such high accuracies that a future redefinition of the second can be anticipated. However even before a redefinition, these clocks will enable unprecedented tests of fundamental physics to be performed.

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Organised by: Merseyside branch
Contact details: merseyside@iop.org

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