Decoherence of matter waves by thermal emission of radiation
19. Feb 2004 — (Nature 427, pp. 711, 2004)
by Lucia Hackermüller, Klaus Hornberger, Björn Brezger, Anton Zeilinger & Markus Arndt
Interfering C70 fullerenes gradually lose their wave properties with increasing temperature. Their heat radiation effects a quantum-to-classical transition in quantitative agreement with decoherence theory.