Models of Wave-function Collapse, Underlying Theories, and Experimental Tests

  title={Models of Wave-function Collapse, Underlying Theories, and Experimental Tests},
  author={Angelo Bassi and Kinjalk Lochan and Seema Satin and Tejinder P. Singh and Hendrik Ulbricht},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
We describe the state of the art in preparing, manipulating and detecting coherent molecular matter. We focus on experimental methods for handling the quantum motion of compound systems from diatomic molecules to clusters or biomolecules. Molecular quantum optics offers many challenges and innovative prospects: already the combination of two atoms into one molecule takes several well-established methods from atomic physics, such as for instance laser cooling, to their limits. The enormous… 

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