Our Research

Our group explores the boundaries of quantum physics and gravity
from both an experimental and theoretical standpoint.

• Quantum Optomechanics and Quantum Measurement
• Levitated Superconducting Gravimeters
• Precision Tests of Gravity with Microscopic Source Masses
• Quantum Tests of Gravity and Gravitational Quantum Physics

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Open Positions

Interested applicants can contact Markus Aspelmeyer or one of the experiment leads.
Available positions:

• BSc positions
• MSc positions
• PhD positions
• PostDoc positions

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Latest News

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11.03.2021
 

We show linear and quadratic gravitational coupling between two millimeter-sized, 90mg gold spheres.

11.09.2020
 

We provide an argument to infer stationary entanglement between light and a mechanical oscillator by observing entanglement between temporally ordered...

07.04.2020
 

Researchers at the Universities Vienna and Stuttgart have investigated a version of Maxwell’s demon embodied by a delayed feedback force acting on a...

30.01.2020
 

We demonstrate quantum ground state cooling of a levitated nanoparticle in a room temperature environment.

17.05.2019
 

Our essay has won the first prize of the Gravity Research Foundation 2019 “Essays on Gravitation” contest.

29.03.2019
 

In this work we demonstrate cavity cooling by coherent scattering, a new paradigm of cavity cooling for levitated optomechanics. Genuine...

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