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Atomic clocks work by exposing an atomic element to radio waves and then measuring the vibration between energy states of the atom's electrons. There are three main types of atomic clocks: cesium, rubidium and hydrogen. ... More »

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An atomic clock keeps time by using the frequency of electromagnetic radiation associated with the natural oscillations of atoms as a standard of measurement. Atomic clocks are the most accurate clocks developed; a cesiu... More »

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Atomic clocks display time according to the frequency of cesium atoms changing from a positive to a negative electrical state. Cesium is an atomic element that vibrates as it changes its electrical charge. A detector cou... More »

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