Tests of quantum mechanics and gravitation with atom interferometry

Event Dates: 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:00pm

CTQM Seminar Type: 

  • Related Seminar Series

Speaker Name(s): 

Mark Kasevich

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

Stanford University

Abstract, Event Details: 

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.