[time-nuts] Mercury Ion Clock

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 20:09:11 EDT 2014

Humor aside. I did dig deeper. It seems that this technology could be
commercialized in larger volumes and might land in the same cost as a good
CS does today. Technically it looks reasonable.

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 1:45 PM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jim
> I am sorry to say thats the wrong clock picture.
> That picture is of 2 glass coffee tables and a toaster in between.
> I see you can order that art om ebay. Item number 142657nottoday3245
> Regards
> Paul
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Jim Lux <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> OK, I know you all want to go get one...
>> http://discoverjpl.jpl.nasa.gov/posts/520
>> It's Bob Tjoelker in front of the Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC) being
>> tested for magnetic field sensitivity.  It's a trapped ion clock, 1 liter/1
>> kg, orders and orders of magnitude better than a USO in performance.
>> (if it's in the building I think it's in, the rebar is made of
>> non-magnetic stainless steel)
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