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The space-time explorer and quantum test of the equivalence principle mission (STE-QUEST)
Author(s): Naceur Gaaloul; W. Ertmer; E. Rasel; Claus Braxmaier; Arnaud Landragin; Philippe Bouyer; Kai Bongs; Guglielmo Tino

Paper Abstract

The Space-Time Explorer and Quantum Test of the Equivalence Principle mission (STEQUEST) is devoted to a precise measurement of the effect of gravity on time and matter using an atomic clock and an atom interferometer. The mission was selected by ESA as one of four candidates for the M3 mission within the Cosmic Vision Program (launch in 2022).

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2018
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 10564, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012, 105641L (5 January 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2309242
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Naceur Gaaloul, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany)
W. Ertmer, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany)
E. Rasel, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany)
Claus Braxmaier, Univ. of Applied Sciences Konstanz (Germany)
Arnaud Landragin, Observatoire de Paris (France)
Philippe Bouyer, Institut d'Optique, Univ. de Bordeaux (France)
Kai Bongs, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Guglielmo Tino, LENS, Univ. of Firenze (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10564:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012
Bruno Cugny; Errico Armandillo; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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