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26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres

on 13-09-2017

... On behalf of the International Cooperative of Plastic Optical Fibers (ICPOF) we  are pleased  to announce the 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres, POF2017, to be held at the picturesque city of Aveiro, Portugal, from 13 to 15 of September. The conference is the leading event in POF research, application and industrial activities, where scientists and engineers from both academia and industry will have an opportunity to exchange ideas, share new achievements and discuss the latest R&D results.
We are looking forward to welcome the POF community and our friends from all over the world. More Information..

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

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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