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Ever-evolving optical lattice clocks

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The 2022 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics was awarded to Hidetoshi Katori and Jun Ye, who have been independently working on optical lattice clocks. They are the first winners from the photonics community. Nature Photonics interviewed Hidetoshi Katori on how he overcame difficulties in the study of optical lattice clocks, and what the next challenges are.

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Horiuchi, N. Ever-evolving optical lattice clocks. Nat. Photon. 16, 4–5 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-021-00935-3

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