COLLOQUIUM

 

17:00 (CET) May 4,  Prof. Dr. Oriol Romero-Isart (Austrian Academy of Sciences and University of Innsbruck)

Towards Macroscopic Quantum Physics with Levitated Particles

 

We will discuss the motivation and prospects to explore macroscopic quantum physics with levitated nanoparticles in the context of state-of-the-art experiments. Particular emphasis will be put into the challenges imposed by decoherence. In this context, we will present our recent proposal (arXiv: 2012.12260) to generate large quantum delocalization of a levitated nanoparticle using optimal control and the applications for force sensing and entangling the motion of particles via weak forces.

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