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A macroscopic oscillator goes and stays quantum

A milestone for the coherence time of a macroscopic mechanical oscillator may be a crucial advance for enabling the development of quantum technologies based on optomechanical architectures and for fundamental tests of quantum mechanics.

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Fig. 1: Measuring decoherence and dephasing rates.


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Metelmann, A. A macroscopic oscillator goes and stays quantum. Nat. Phys. 19, 1559–1560 (2023).

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