# General Relativistic Effects in Atom Interferometry

@article{Dimopoulos2008GeneralRE, title={General Relativistic Effects in Atom Interferometry}, author={S. Dimopoulos and P. Graham and J. Hogan and M. Kasevich}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2008}, volume={78}, pages={042003} }

Atom interferometry is now reaching sufficient precision to motivate laboratory tests of general relativity. We begin by explaining the non-relativistic calculation of the phase shift in an atom interferometer and deriving its range of validity. From this we develop a method for calculating the phase shift in general relativity. This formalism is then used to find the relativistic effects in an atom interferometer in a weak gravitational field for application to laboratory tests of general… Expand

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