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Optical frequency combs precisely measure different colors of light.

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Frequency Combs

Optical frequency combs measure different colors of light.

OSA members John Hall, Roy Glauber and Ted Hänsch shared the 2005 Nobel Prize for work that included development of optical frequency combs. (Photo: The Ye group and Steve Burrows, JILA)

(Courtesy of The Ye group and Steve Burrows, JILA)