Experimental limits for low-frequency space-time fluctuations from ultrastable optical resonators

  title={Experimental limits for low-frequency space-time fluctuations from ultrastable optical resonators},
  author={Stephan Schiller and Claus L{\"a}mmerzahl and Holger M{\"u}ller and Claus Braxmaier and Sven Herrmann and A. Peters},
It has been suggested that space-time might undergo fluctuations because of its intrinsic quantum nature. These fluctuations would pose a fundamental limit to the ability of measuring distances with arbitrary precision, beyond any limitations due to standard quantum mechanics. Laser interferometers have recently been proposed as being suited for a search for the existence of space-time fluctuations. Here we present results of a search for space-time fluctuations of very low fluctuation… CONTINUE READING

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