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


Open Positions

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

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


Latest News


Markus Aspelmeyer, Professor of Quantum Information on the Nanoscale at the University of Vienna, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical...


Simon Gröblacher's PhD Thesis "Quantum opto-mechanics with micromirrors" has been published in the Springer Thesis Series.


Was passiert mit den manchmal geheimnisvollen Phänomenen der Quantenphysik, wenn man immer größere und schwerere Objekte betrachtet? Darüber stritten...


Nature Physics Article by I. Pikovski, M. R. Vanner, M. Aspelmeyer, M. S. Kim & C. Brukner was highlighted by Physics Today: "An optical probe of...


Einstein’s theory of gravity and quantum physics are expected to merge at the Planck-scale of extremely high energies and on very short distances. At...


"Award of Excellence" und Anerkennungspreis für Simon Gröblacher

After the PhD Thesis Prize in Quantum Electronics and Optics of the European Physical Society Simon Gröblacher received two more prizes for his work...