We are fascinated by ...

  • Universal matter-wave interferometry
    • Towards metal cluster interferometry:
      a new material class in quantum physics to probe the interface to the classical world.  
    • From Polypeptide towards Protein interferometry:
      a new material class to study complexity & dynamics of biomolecules in quantum physics.   
  • Cooling and quantum optomechanics 
    • Optical cooling of non-spherical nanoparticles to explore their rotational quantum states.
    • Cooling of nanobiological matter to harvest their internal complexity. 
  • Enabling technologies for quantum experiments
    • Sources of metal clusters, dielectric and biological nanomaterials: for matter-wave interferometry.
    • Single-photon charge control and coherent beam splitting of proteins & metal clusters. 
    • Interfeormeter concepts for complex nanomatter.
  • Quantum sensors
    • Matter-wave deflectometers with high force sensitivity:
      ... to measure electro-magnetic, optical & dynamical properties of molecules of interst to biology and chemistry.
    • Trapped nanorotors: 
      ... to realize highly sensitive torque & rotations sensors on the micron scale.  
    • Superconducting nanowire detectors:
      ... to open new avenues to mass spectrometry, molecule analysis by harvesting the sensitivity of quantum states.

 Latest News

05.12.2018
 

The Arndt Group published a new article on "Probing macroscopic quantum superpositions with nanorotors" in New Journal of Physics

21.11.2018
 

The German Physical Society (DPG) awarded Markus Arndt with the Robert-Wichard-Pohl Prize 2019

01.11.2018
 

Welcome Pietro!

We welcome Pietro Vahramian from Milan as a new Master Student on the nanoparticle cooling experiment.

23.10.2018
 

The Arndt Group published a new article on "Conformer Selection by Matter-Wave Interference" in Physical Review Letters

10.07.2018
 

Stefan Kuhn has been awarded the Erwin-Schrödinger-Gesellschaft Nano-Prize 2018 in the Category "Science" for the paper “Optically driven ultra-stable...

06.07.2018
 

The Arndt Group published a new article on "A Quantum Ruler for Magnetic Deflectometry" in Entropy