Quantum sensing with nanoparticles for gravimetry: when bigger is better

  title={Quantum sensing with nanoparticles for gravimetry: when bigger is better},
  author={Markus Rademacher and James Millen and Ying Lia Li},
  journal={Advanced Optical Technologies},
  pages={227 - 239}
Abstract Following the first demonstration of a levitated nanosphere cooled to the quantum ground state in 2020 (U. Delić, et al. Science, vol. 367, p. 892, 2020), macroscopic quantum sensors are seemingly on the horizon. The nanosphere’s large mass as compared to other quantum systems enhances the susceptibility of the nanoparticle to gravitational and inertial forces. In this viewpoint, we describe the features of experiments with optically levitated nanoparticles (J. Millen, T. S. Monteiro… Expand

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