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The aim of this thesis is to provide a careful analysis of gravitationally induced phase shift for an interferometer at the surface of the earth oriented vertically.

History

Table of Contents

1. Introduction -- 2. Optics in flat spacetime -- 3. Optics in curved spacetime -- 4. Results.

Notes

Empirical thesis. Bibliography: pages 45-47

Awarding Institution

Macquarie University

Degree Type

Thesis MRes

Degree

MRes, Macquarie University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department, Centre or School

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Year of Award

2015

Principal Supervisor

Daniel Terno

Additional Supervisor 1

Alexei Gilchrist

Rights

Copyright Thomas Guff 2015. Copyright disclaimer: http://mq.edu.au/library/copyright

Language

English

Extent

1 online resource (xii, 47 pages) colour illustrations

Former Identifiers

mq:69736 http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1257250