Integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer for Bose-Einstein condensates.

  title={Integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer for Bose-Einstein condensates.},
  author={Tarik Berrada and Sandrine van Frank and Robert B{\"u}cker and Thorsten Schumm and Jean-François Schaff and J{\"o}rg Schmiedmayer},
  journal={Nature communications},
Particle-wave duality enables the construction of interferometers for matter waves, which complement optical interferometers in precision measurement devices. This requires the development of atom-optics analogues to beam splitters, phase shifters and recombiners. Integrating these elements into a single device has been a long-standing goal. Here we demonstrate a full Mach-Zehnder sequence with trapped Bose-Einstein condensates confined on an atom chip. Particle interactions in our Bose… 

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