Ultra-high sensitivity accelerometers and gyroscopes using neutral atom matter-wave interferometry☆

  title={Ultra-high sensitivity accelerometers and gyroscopes using neutral atom matter-wave interferometry☆},
  author={John P. Clauser},
This paper shows that matter-wave interferometers employing low-velocity neutral atoms can be used as inertial sensors with sensitivities that exceed those of conventional mechanical sensors and multiple circuit optical interferometers by many powers of ten. The energy and mass dependence of the phase shifts that are due to rotation and acceleration are different. Thus a pair of interferometers with different energies and/or masses can perform simultaneous independent measurements of rotation… CONTINUE READING

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