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White Rabbit Collaboration

Why is it in the news?

  • The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has launched the White Rabbit Collaboration, aimed at maintaining and advancing the White Rabbit technology.

More about the news

  • White Rabbit technology is developed to synchronize devices in accelerators down to sub-nanoseconds, overcoming the challenge of establishing a common notion of time across a network.
  • It addresses the issue of potential delays caused by the time taken for light to travel through fiber-optic cables and the processing time of electronic signals.
  • The technology has applications in various sectors, including finance and research infrastructures, and is being evaluated for potential use in the future quantum internet.
  • White Rabbit could significantly impact the global landscape of time dissemination technologies, potentially reducing reliance on satellite-based systems.
路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The White Rabbit Collaboration is a membership-based global community focused on maintaining a high-performance open-source technology and facilitating its uptake by industry.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The collaboration provides dedicated support and training, fosters R&D projects between entities with common interests and complementary expertise, and establishes a testing ecosystem to build trust in products incorporating the open-source technology.


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