Existing capabilities in laser ranging, optical interferometry, precision frequency standards allow for major advances in space-based tests of relativistic gravity. We discuss recent experimental proposals relying on these technologies to address important fundamental physics questions.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3400) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser range finder
S. G. Turyshev, "Laser-Enabled Tests of Relativistic Gravity in Space," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper LMB4.
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