Photofragmentation beam splitters for matter-wave interferometry.

@article{Drre2014PhotofragmentationBS,
  title={Photofragmentation beam splitters for matter-wave interferometry.},
  author={Nadine D{\"o}rre and Jonas Rodewald and Philipp Geyer and Bernd von Issendorff and Philipp Haslinger and Markus Arndt},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 23},
  pages={
          233001
        }
}
Extending the range of quantum interferometry to a wider class of composite nanoparticles requires new tools to diffract matter waves. Recently, pulsed photoionization light gratings have demonstrated their suitability for high mass matter-wave physics. Here, we extend quantum interference experiments to a new class of particles by introducing photofragmentation beam splitters into time-domain matter-wave interferometry. We present data that demonstrate this coherent beam splitting mechanism… 

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