- Published on 05 April 2019
Submissions are invited for a Topical Issue of EPJD on Quantum Technologies for Gravitational Physics.
Quantum technologies have pushed the sensitivity of both light and atom gravity sensors to a level where they have surpassed classical instruments in laboratory experiments but also in some first portable devices. Exploiting quantum properties of light and atoms new applications appear at the horizon, but also novel tests of Einstein's General Relativity and quantum gravity become possible.
The Guest Editors welcome theoretical and experimental papers on all aspects of research investigating and applying quantum metrology and technologies on the field of gravity tests and gravitational measurements, ranging from purely abstract considerations to commercial applications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: quantum tests of gravity theories, atomic sensors or clocks for gravimetry and gravity potential determination, quantum technologies for gravitational wave detection - e.g. squeezed sources.
This issue is prepared in response to the challenges and visions outlined in the European Commission Quantum Technologies Flagship strategic document, and the commitment of the EC to support research in quantum technologies.
The issue is open to everyone working in the field. We invite contributors to communicate their intention to submit manuscripts for this Topical Issue to the Guest Editors as soon as possible. Please provide the tentative title of the paper and a short abstract. The full manuscripts should be submitted before the deadline directly to the EPJD Editorial Office at https://articlestatus.edpsciences.org/is/epjd/.
Submissions should be clearly identified as intended for the Topical Issue "Quantum Technologies for Gravitational Physics". Papers will be published continuously and will appear (as soon as accepted) on the journal website. The electronic version of the Topical Issue will contain all accepted papers in the order of publication. All submitted papers will be refereed according to the usual high standards of the journal. More general information about EPJD including instructions for authors is available at http://epjd.epj.org/.
Already published papers can be found here and the paper by R. L. McNally and T. Zelevinsky on "Constraining domain wall dark matter with a network of superconducting gravimeters and LIGO" is highlighted here.
Guest Editors of the Topical Issue: