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Learn how absolute zero, and how physicists come close to this temperature by using lasers to trap and cool gas atoms. Find out how this technique makes possible a more accurate atomic clock.
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Keywords: atomic traps, lasers
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/laser.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Laser Cooling and Trapping (American Physical Society, College Park), <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/laser.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Laser Cooling and Trapping. Retrieved November 29, 2022, from American Physical Society: https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/laser.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Laser Cooling and Trapping. College Park: American Physical Society. https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/laser.cfm (accessed 29 November 2022).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Laser Cooling and Trapping. College Park: American Physical Society. 29 Nov. 2022 <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/laser.cfm>.
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