Fleet Week: Office of Naval Research Technology - Rubidium Atomic Clock

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fleet Week New York is the city's celebration of the sea services. This annual event also provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area to meet sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as to witness firs

 
 
 

The ultraminiature Rubidium atomic clock is a next-generation, super-accurate clock no bigger or heavier than a matchbox. Sophisticated clocks such as these use only 1 watt of power and lose only 1 second every 10,000 years.

Photo: Office of Naval Resea

Fleet Week: Office of Naval Research Technology - Rubidium Atomic Clock
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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