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Menlo Launches Optical Clock into Space

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Menlo Systems GmbH has launched a next-generation optical clock into space for a 10-min journey. The payload consisted of two separate units, a fully automated dual comb system (FOKUS II), and an iodine-stabilized laser (JOKARUS). Iodine-based optical clocks can achieve better precision than rubidium gas cells used previously. Rubidium clocks are used for GNSS (global navigation satellite systems) such as GPS and GALILEO. With further improvement underway, Menlo aims to outperform the space-grade hydrogen maser (H-maser) developed for GALILEO. On its journey carried by a sounding...Read full article

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