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Tests of Quantum Mechanics and Gravitation with Atom Interferometry


on 13-09-2017

Mark Kasevitch (Stanford University

Abreu Faro Amphitheater, Interdisciplinary Building, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Wednesday, September 13th, 18:00h

Recent de Broglie wave interference experiments with atoms have achieved wavepacket separations as large as 54 cm over time intervals of 2 sec. These experiments, and their impact on gravitational and quantum physics, will be discussed.

Organized by:
- Doctoral Programme in the Physics and Mathematics of Information, Instituto Superior Técnico
- Lisbon Training Workshop on Quantum Technologies in Space
http://www.dp-pmi.org/colloquium.html

Supported by:
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (PD/00204/2012 and UID/EEA/50008/2013)
and COST Action "Quantum Technologies in Space (QTSpace, CA15220)

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