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@article{Bennett2002HuygenssC, title={Huygens's clocks}, author={Matthew R. Bennett and Michael F. Schatz and Heidi M. Rockwood and Kurt Wiesenfeld}, journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences}, year={2002}, volume={458}, pages={563 - 579}, url={https://api.semanticscholar.org/CorpusID:6482041}}
  • Matthew R. Bennett, M. Schatz, K. Wiesenfeld
  • Published in Proceedings of the Royal… 8 March 2002
  • Physics, Engineering, Mathematics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences

The 336–year–old synchronization observations of Christiaan Huygens are re–examined in modern experiments. A simple model of synchronization is proposed.

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