Your Wrist can be Home to an Atomic Clock

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 4, 2013 at 11:18 PM General Health News
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Well-known Hawaiian watch outfit, Bathys Hawaii, has come out with this new timepiece named the Cesium 133.

The design of this watch comes with a single chip which is home to "a laser, a heater, and a sealed cavity of cesium gas, a microwave filter and a photodiode detector."
 Your Wrist can be Home to an Atomic Clock
Your Wrist can be Home to an Atomic Clock
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This combination kit enables the watch to count "hyperfine lines of excited cesium 133 atoms" in a manner similar to the calculation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST's) NIST-F1 clock, which is the official time source in USA.

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Bathys has said that 20 such new watches will be made and sold in 2014. The price of the watch could be steep and could be around $US12.

Cesium-powered timepiece is designed to lose just one second a millennium.



Source: Medindia
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