Colloquium

Tests of quantum mechanics and gravitation with atom interferometry

Friday, 03 November 2017 12:00PM PDT
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Colloquium
 
Mark Kasevich
Stanford University
 
Tests of quantum mechanics and gravitation with atom interferometry
 
Nov 03, 2017 at 12PM
 

Synopsis

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.