The main objective of the project is the generation of Rubidium and Potassium Bose-Einstein Condensates (BECs) and performing dual-species atom-interferometry aboard a sounding rocket. In total 3 sounding rockets should be launched in the QUANTUS III and QUANTUS IV – MAIUS projects.mehr...

BECCAL (Bose Einstein Condensates & Cold Atom Lab) will be a multi-user facility capable of performing experiments with cold atoms and Bose Einstein Condensates aboard the International Space Station (ISS). BECCAL is developed in a bilateral cooperation between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It is aiming for a launch in 2024. The facility shall be open to experiment proposals of American and German scientist.mehr...

The DLR (German Aerospace Center) funded project “Development of long-term stable frequency standard based on an optical resonator at 1064 nm (EBB with EM-Design)” has the goal of the experimental realization of a laser setup stabilized on an optical resonator with a relative frequency instability below 1E-15 for long integration times of about 1000 s.mehr...

STE-QUEST

The Space-Time Explorer and Quantum Equivalence Principle Space Test mission (STE-QUEST) was selected by ESA as one of four candidates for the M3 mission within the Cosmic Vision Program with launch in 2022.mehr...

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