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Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2005 Sep 15;363(1834):2165-75.

Bose-Einstein condensates and precision measurements.

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  • 1Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PU, UK.

Abstract

An ongoing challenge in physics is to make increasingly accurate measurements of physical quantities. Bose-Einstein condensates in atomic gases are ideal candidates for use in precision measurement schemes since they are extremely cold and have laser-like coherence properties. In this paper, we review these two attributes and discuss how they could be exploited to improve the resolution in a range of different measurements.

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