# Quantum Vacuum Sagnac Effect.

@article{Matos2021QuantumVS, title={Quantum Vacuum Sagnac Effect.}, author={Guilherme C. Matos and Reinaldo de Melo e Souza and Paulo A. Maia Neto and Franccois Impens}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2021}, volume={127 27}, pages={ 270401 } }

We report on the quantum electrodynamical analog of a Sagnac phase induced by the fast rotation of a neutral nanoparticle onto atomic waves propagating in its vicinity. The quantum vacuum Sagnac phase is a geometric Berry phase proportional to the angular velocity of rotation. The persistence of a noninertial effect into the inertial frame is also analogous to the Aharonov-Bohm effect. Here, a rotation confined to a restricted domain of space gives rise to an atomic phase even though the…

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