General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 43, Issue 7, pp 1901–1903 | Cite as

Editorial on the GRG special issue on “Gravitational waves detection with atom interferometry”

  • G. M. Tino
  • F. Vetrano
  • C. Lämmerzahl


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia and LENS-Università di Firenze, INFN-Sezione di FirenzePolo ScientificoSesto FiorentinoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di MatematicaFisica e Informatica-Università di Urbino, INFN-Sezione di FirenzeUrbinoItaly
  3. 3.ZARMUniversity BremenBremenGermany
  4. 4.Institute for PhysicsUniversity OldenburgOldenburgGermany

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