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Author International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" (168th : 2009 : Varenna, Italy)

Title Atom optics and space physics : proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi", course CLXVIII, Varenna on Lake Como, Villa Monastero, 3-13 July 2007 / edited by E. Arimondo, W. Ertmer and W.P. Schleich, directors of the course, and E.M. Rasel = Ottica atomica e fisica nello spazio : rendiconti della Scuola internationale de fisica "Enrico Fermi", CLXVIII corso, Varenna sul Lago di Como, Villa Monastero, 3-13 Luglio 2007 / a cura di E. Arimondo, W. Ertmer e W.P. Schleich, direttori del corso, e di E.M. Rasel
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Oxford [England] ; Washington, DC : IOS Press ; Bologna, Italy : Società italiana di fisica, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 482 pages) : illustrations
Series Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" ; course 168
International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi." Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" ; course 168
Contents Title page; In memoriam of Jurgen Ehlers; Indice; Preface; Gruppo fotografico dei partecipanti al Corso; Introduction to general relativity; Rotation in relativity and the propagation of light; Gravito-magnetism in one-body and two-body systems: Theory and experiments; Gravity Probe B; Tests of general relativity in the Solar System; Gravitational waves, diffusion and decoherence; How to detect gravitational waves; Detecting gravitational waves on ground; Variation of fundamental constants: Theory; Precisely engineered interactions between light and ultracold matter
Perspectives of atomic quantum sensors on ground and in spaceAccelerometer using atomic waves for space applications; Cold ions in Space; Interferometry in Plebanski-Demianski space-times; Introduction to 5D optics for space-time sensors; Light-pulse atom interferometry; Gravitational physics experiments with ultracold atoms; Precision gravity measurement; Elenco dei partecipanti
Summary Discusses the field of atom optics and interferometry with its aspects ranging from fundamental physics to applications and the theory of relativity. This book offers an introduction to atom optics and Bose-Einstein condensation. It also discusses the theoretical foundations of cold atom interferometers and their use to test gravity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Quantum optics -- Congresses
Atoms -- Congresses
Astrophysics -- Congresses
Interferometry -- Congresses
Gravitational waves -- Congresses
SCIENCE -- Physics -- Astrophysics.
Gravitational waves.
Quantum optics.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Arimondo, E
Ertmer, W
Schleich, Wolfgang
Rasel, E. M
IOS Press
ISBN 9781607504191
Other Titles Ottica atomica e fisica nello spazio