Our Research

Our group explores the boundaries of quantum physics and gravity
from both an experimental and theoretical standpoint.

• Quantum Optomechanics and Quantum Measurement
• Levitated Superconducting Gravimeters
• Precision Tests of Gravity with Microscopic Source Masses
• Quantum Tests of Gravity and Gravitational Quantum Physics


Open Positions

Interested applicants can contact Markus Aspelmeyer or one of the experiment leads.
Available positions:

• BSc positions
• MSc positions
• PhD positions
• PostDoc positions


Latest News


Dr. Markus Aspelmeyer has been appointed Full Professor for „Quantum Information at the Nanoscale“ at the Faculty of Physics


Nikolai Kiesel receives Feodor-Lynen research fellowship

Feodor Lynen Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers are the instrument with which the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation enables...


„Coole“ Mikromechanik - Neuer Kälteweltrekord für optomechanische Systeme

Das Team um Markus Aspelmeyer hat mechanische Hebel mit Laserlicht nahe an den absoluten Nullpunkt gekühlt und damit einen neuen Kälteweltrekord für...