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Limes, M., Dural, N., Romalis, M., Foley, E., Kornack, T., Nelson, A., Grisham, L., Vaara, J. (2019) Dipolar and scalar He3−Xe129 frequency shifts in stemless cells. Physical review A, 100 (1), doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.100.010501

Dipolar and scalar ³He−¹²⁹Xe frequency shifts in stemless cells

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Author: Limes, M. E.1; Dural, N.1; Romalis, M. V.1;
Organizations: 1Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
2Twinleaf LLC, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
3NMR Research Unit, P.O. Box 3000, FI-90014 University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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Language: English
Published: American Physical Society, 2019
Publish Date: 2019-08-15


We study nuclear spin frequency shifts in a ³He−¹²⁹Xe comagnetometer caused by spin polarization of ³He. We use stemless cylindrical cells to systematically vary the cell geometry and separately measure the cell shape-dependent and shape-independent frequency shifts. We find that a certain aspect ratio for a cylindrical cell cancels the dipolar effects of ³He magnetization in the regime of fast spin diffusion. Using this control, we observe a scalar ³He−¹²⁹Xe collisional frequency shift characterized by an enhancement factor κHeXe=−0.011±0.001, which is in excellent agreement with theoretical calculations.

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Series: Physical review. A
ISSN: 2469-9926
ISSN-E: 2469-9934
ISSN-L: 2469-9926
Volume: 100
Issue: 1
Article number: 010501
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.100.010501
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 114 Physical sciences
116 Chemical sciences
Funding: This work was funded by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Project Agency) under contract FA8650-13-1-7326, NSF Grant No.1404325, and the Academy of Finland.
Academy of Finland Grant Number: 296292
Detailed Information: 296292 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
Copyright information: ©2019 American Physical Society. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.