A proposal for a space atomic gravity explorer

authored by
Guglielmo M. Tino, Angelo Bassi, Giuseppe Bianco, Kai Bongs, Philippe Bouyer, Luigi Cacciapuoti, Salvatore Capozziello, Xuzong Chen, Maria L. Chiofalo, Andrei Derevianko, Wolfgang Ertmer, Naceur Gaaloul, Patrick Gill, Peter W. Graham, Jason M. Hogan, Luciano Iess, Mark A. Kasevich, Hidetoshi Katori, Carsten Klempt, Xuanhui Lu, Long-Sheng Ma, Holger Mueller, Nathan R. Newbury, Chris W. Oates, Achim Peters, Nicola Poli, Ernst Maria Rasel, Gabriele Rosi, Albert Roura, Christophe Salomon, Stephan Schiller, Wolfgang Schleich, Dennis Schlippert, Florian Schreck, Christian Schubert, Fiodor Sorrentino, Uwe Sterr, Jan W. Thomsen, Giuseppe Vallone, Flavio Vetrano, Paolo Villoresi, Wolf von Klitzing, David Wilkowski, Peter Wolf, Jun Ye, Nan Yu, Mingsheng Zhan

The proposed mission “Space Atomic Gravity Explorer” (SAGE) has the scientific objective to investigate gravitational waves, dark matter, and other fundamental aspects of gravity as well as the connection between gravitational physics and quantum physics using new quantum sensors, namely, optical atomic clocks and atom interferometers based on ultracold strontium atoms. Graphical abstract: [Figure not available: see fulltext.].

Institute of Quantum Optics
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University of Florence (UniFi)
University of Trieste
University of Birmingham
Universite de Bordeaux
European Space Agency (ESA)
Universita degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope
Peking University
University of Pisa
University of Nevada, Reno
National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
Stanford University
University Rome III
University of Tokyo
Zhejiang University
East China Normal University
University of California at Berkeley
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Ulm University
University of Amsterdam
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN)
National Metrology Institute of Germany (PTB)
University of Padova
University of Urbino "Carlo Bo"
Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL-FORTH)
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Sorbonne Université
University of Colorado Boulder
California Institute of Caltech (Caltech)
Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics Chinese Academy of Sciences
University of Copenhagen
Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
European Physical Journal D
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ASJC Scopus subject areas
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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