Towards a 229Th-Based Nuclear Clock

  title={Towards a 229Th-Based Nuclear Clock},
  author={Lars von der Wense and Benedict Seiferle and Peter G. Thirolf},
  journal={Measurement Techniques},
An overview of the current status of the development of a nuclear clock based on the state of lowest known nuclear excitation energy in 229Th is presented. The text is especially written for the interested reader without any particular knowledge in this field of research. It is thus ideal as an introductory reading to get a broad overview of the various different aspects of the field; in addition, it can serve as a guideline for future research. An introductory part is provided, giving a… 
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