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The Quantum Beat: Principles and Applications of Atomic Clocks (Hardback)
  • The Quantum Beat: Principles and Applications of Atomic Clocks (Hardback)

The Quantum Beat: Principles and Applications of Atomic Clocks (Hardback)

Hardback 482 Pages / Published: 06/06/2007
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This edition retains the essentially didactic approach to the treatment of the development of atomic clocks in the first edition, but brings up to date the extraordinary developments in recent years, culminating in clocks based on quantum resonance at optical frequency in individual ions confined in miniature electromagnetic traps.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9780387695334
Number of pages: 482
Weight: 896 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 26 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2007


From the reviews of the second edition:

"This revision is a very complete account of the evolution of frequency and time measurement with emphasis on the development of atomic clocks. ... The 20 chapters include a wide range of topics starting with a brief history of time measurements. ... Complete index, extensive references, list of suggested readings by topic. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through professionals; two-year technical program students." (R. L. Stearns, CHOICE, Vol. v4 (3), November, 2007)

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