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  • From the scientific community to the military and the financial industry, everyone is watching keenly as atomic clocks become more accurate
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Scientists at the Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter think they have found a super efficient crystal to make high-energy beams from low-energy lasers. Photo: Alamy

Could these crystals be the next leap forward in China’s laser technology?

  • Researchers say they have developed a substance that is 13 times better in tests than widely used alternative
  • Experiments could help solve a power source problem that has plagued commercial and military devices
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Scientists at the Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter think they have found a super efficient crystal to make high-energy beams from low-energy lasers. Photo: Alamy
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