Navigation Links
Highly charged ions
Date:7/18/2014

late the transition energies of un-ionized atoms, but even harder with these particular highly charged ions. They calculated the frequencies for their select ions and then compared (where appropriate) with the values observed in the lab. The difference, generally less than 1%, should reassure experimenters that Safronova and her colleagues can accurately predict properties of ions where no experimental data are available. .

CLOCKWORK

The use of highly charged ions might result in more accurate clocks since the atoms will be more immune from interference from nearby electric or magnetic fields. But aren't atomic clocks already good? They are. In January 2014, physicists at NIST-Boulder announced the creation of an atomic clock that sets records for accuracy and stability, at the 6 parts-per-10^-18 level. This clock uses strontium atoms, and the observed transition is reported to an astounding degree of explicitness. The energy corresponds to a wave with a frequency of 429,228,004,229, 870.0(1.1) Hz.

If, however, we could go just a bit further, to the level of 10^-19, then important physics tests might be possible, including the chance to determine whether the fine structure constant (denoted by the Greek letter alpha), is changing in time or space. Astronomical data has been interpreted by some to suggest that alpha is changing at a small level. At the finer level of precision offered by highly charged ions, terrestrial tests of alpha's constancy could be carried out.

Other potential uses for atomic clocks emerge in areas where high precision is critical: geodesy, hydrology, navigation, and even the deep tracking of spacecraft. Safronova singles out the potential for quantum computing: "The highly charge ions we recommend," she said, "present a completely unexplored resource for quantum information owing to their unique atomic properties and their potential for reducing the sensitivity to troubling
'/>"/>

Contact: Phillip F. Schewe
pschewe@umd.edu
301-405-0989
Joint Quantum Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. UCLA team develops highly efficient method for creating flexible, transparent electrodes
2. Stanford engineers perfecting carbon nanotubes for highly energy-efficient computing
3. Researchers create highly conductive and elastic conductors using silver nanowires
4. Highly efficient production of advanced biofuel by metabolically engineered microorganism
5. Highly lethal Ebola virus has diagnostic Achilles heel for biothreat detection, scientists say
6. Medrio, a Leading EDC and eClinical SaaS Provider for Clinical Research, Announces the Highly Anticipated Release of Medrio 8.1 with iPad Support
7. AMRESCO’s New Fluorescent DNA Quantitation Kit Uses a Highly Specific DNA-binding Dye that Allows Accurate Quantitation Even in Crude Extracts
8. JULABO USA Inc. Presents the New PRESTO® W91 and W92 Series of Highly Dynamic Temperature Control Systems
9. Eagle Biosciences Introduces Highly Sensitive Calprotectin ELISA Assay Kit
10. CTi’s Technology Highly Applicable in “Frack Water” and Waste Water Treatment
11. PolyScience Performance Programmable Circulating Baths Deliver Ultra-Precise, Highly Customizable Performance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Highly charged ions
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p2ddnr/global_market ... Report of Trypsin" report to their offering. , ... at providing comprehensive data on Trypsin globally and regionally ( ... North America , Latin America ... to Trypsin This report focuses on three primary ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Bionomics Limited (ASX:BNO, ADR:BMICY) is to present ... in patients with metastatic renal cancer at the ASCO ... . The data will be presented by Dr. ... Cancer Center in California in ... identifies Ferritin and IL-8 as two baseline biomarkers that ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today ... patients and health care advocates in the United States ... Rare Disease Day is dedicated to elevating public ... special challenges faced by patients with rare diseases and ... to stand alongside patients and caregivers representing the rare ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... YORK , Feb. 26, 2015 S&P ... Factual Stock Report coverage on MabVax Therapeutics Holdings ... (MBVX) is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on ... unmet medical needs in the treatment of cancer. MabVax ... based on the protective immune responses generated by patients ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Market Report of Trypsin 2014-2018 2New BNC105 Biomarker Data to be Presented at US Cancer Conference 2New BNC105 Biomarker Data to be Presented at US Cancer Conference 3New BNC105 Biomarker Data to be Presented at US Cancer Conference 4New BNC105 Biomarker Data to be Presented at US Cancer Conference 5Cytokinetics Joins Global Movement to Raise Awareness for Rare Diseases 2Cytokinetics Joins Global Movement to Raise Awareness for Rare Diseases 3Cytokinetics Joins Global Movement to Raise Awareness for Rare Diseases 4Cytokinetics Joins Global Movement to Raise Awareness for Rare Diseases 5Cytokinetics Joins Global Movement to Raise Awareness for Rare Diseases 6S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 2S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 3S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 4S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 5
... , , , , Multiporator , , , , ... Transfection Protocol , Protocol No. 4308 915.026 11/2001 , ... , , , , , ... line), , , ...
... , , , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , ... Transformation Protocol , Protocol No. 4308 915.529 01/2002 , ... , , , , , ... , Cell type , ...
... , , , , , , , ... 4308 915.047 11/2001 , , , , , , ... Organism , Neurospora crassa, , ... Filamentous fungus, protoplasts, , , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sp20-Ag14 2Sp20-Ag14 3Pseudomonas putida 2Neurospora crassa 2
(Date:2/23/2015)... , Feb. 23, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... provisional patent 62114357 for DISTRIBUTED VOICE DIRECTED ... NXT-ID introduces a new groundbreaking payment method. Payment accounts ... account may only be accessed if both the speech ...
(Date:2/12/2015)... MINNETONKA, Minn. , Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... technology company specializing in clinical study management systems, ... Partner Program , further distinguishing iMedNet ... for Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and healthcare consultants.  ... sales support, prospective customer referrals and numerous co-marketing ...
(Date:2/9/2015)... 9, 2015  Lintec of America recently announced an ... nanotube (CNT) macrostructures, including sheets, yarns and ribbons, developed ... Leveraging the vast industrial resources of the global ... , Lintec of America is forming the Nano-Science and ... , focusing on scaling up the manufacturing and commercialization ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID Patents Voice Directed Payments 2NXT-ID Patents Voice Directed Payments 3MedNet Solutions Announces Key Enhancements To Its iMedNet Partner Program 2Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 2Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 3Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 4
... to DNA damage that occurs when metal ions in the body such as iron and copper ... and that occur naturally in fruits, vegetables, green tea, garlic and onions can be effective at ... ... ...
... Maria Divina Deato and Robert Tjian (HHMI, UC Berkeley) ... promoter complex directs cell-type specific differentiation during myogenesis. The ... of terminal cell differentiation, and will be published online ... www.genesdev.org . For nearly 30 years, we have ...
... from the University of Aberdeen is leading a team of ... in the deepest oceans, and contribute to the global Census ... Ocean at various depths of 800 to 3,500 metres, a ... expedition which has surfaced a wealth of new information and ...
Cached Biology News:'New continent' and species discovered in Atlantic study 2'New continent' and species discovered in Atlantic study 3
...
...
with GlutaMAXIL-glutamine...
... PURIFIED GOAT ANTI-MOUSE IgG+IgA+IgM ... conjugated with highly purified ... The antibody has been ... rat, fetal bovine, horse, ...
Biology Products: