[time-nuts] PTTI 2012, part 2

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Wed Dec 5 20:33:43 UTC 2012

On 12/05/2012 03:26 PM, Mark Kahrs wrote:
> I couldn't resist and did a little reading.
> So, the MIT Flea has MOT cells?  That would seem to be the deal breaker to
> me.  The rest is "just plumbing".  And smoke and mirrors.

While participating at the NIST T&F seminars, one of the "tours" was in 
fact a lab in laser-cooling rubidium atoms. It wasn't all that hard with 
the right tools. We got to tune the lasers :)


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