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New Optical Detector Could Revolutionize Astronomy

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September 3, 1998
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Stanford University
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Physicists at Stanford have developed a new optical detector so sensitive that it can clock the arrival of a single particle of light and measure its energy with exceptional precision.

Physicists at Stanford have developed a new optical detector so sensitive that it can clock the arrival of a single particle of light and measure its energy with exceptional precision.


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