Prof. Dr. Ernst M. Rasel

  • Institute of Quantum Optics
    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Welfengarten 1, D-30167 Hannover

    Phone: (+49) (511) 762-19203
  • Email: rasel(at)


Major Research Interests concerning QUEST:

Atom Optics, Quantum Optics,
Precision Sensors of Space and Time


Five most relevant publications:

  • T. van Zoest et al., Bose-Einstein
    Condensation in Microgravity, Science 328, 1540 - 1543
  • A. Pape, O. Terra, J. Friebe, M. Riedmann, T. Wübbena,
    E. M. Rasel, K. Predehl, T. Legero, B. Lipphardt, H.
    Schnatz, and G. Grosche, Long-distance remote
    comparison of ultrastable optical frequencies with 10-15
    instability in fractions of a second, Optics Express 18,
    21477-2183 (2010)
  • P. Delva, and E. Rasel, Matter wave interferometry and
    gravitational waves, Journal of Modern Optics 56, 1999-
    2004 (2009)
  • J. Friebe, A. Pape, M. Riedmann, K. Moldenhauer, T. E.
    Mehlstäubler, N. Rehbein, C. Lisdat, E. M. Rasel, W.
    Ertmer, H. Schnatz, B. Lipphardt, and G. Grosche,
    Absolute frequency measurement of the magnesium
    intercombination transition 1S0->3P1, Physical Review A
    78, 033830 (2008)
  • M. Gilowski, T. Wendrich, T. Müller, Ch. Jentsch, W.
    Ertmer, E. M. Rasel, W.P. Schleich, Gauss sum
    factorization with cold atoms, Physical Review Letters
    100, 03020 (2008)