Differential clock comparisons with a multiplexed optical lattice clock.

  title={Differential clock comparisons with a multiplexed optical lattice clock.},
  author={Xin Zheng and Jonathan Dolde and Varun Lochab and Brett Merriman and Haoran Li and Shimon Kolkowitz},
  volume={602 7897},
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