Trapping in a Material World

Susan E. Skelton Spesyvtseva and Kishan Dholakia ACS Photonics 3(5), 719-736 (2016) doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00023 The ability to manipulate small particles of matter using the forces of light, optical trapping, forms the basis of a number of exciting research...

Macroscopic Quantum Resonators (MAQRO): 2015 update

Rainer Kaltenbaek et al EPJ Quantum Technology 3(5), doi: 10.1140/epjqt/s40507-016-0043-7 (2016) doi: 10.1140/epjqt/s40507-016-0043-7 Do the laws of quantum physics still hold for macroscopic objects – this is at the heart of Schrödinger’s cat paradox – or...