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DeMille Group

Search for the electric dipole moment (EDM) of the electron

    ThO (ACME Collaboration)

  • Order of Magnitude Smaller Limit on the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron.
    The ACME Collaboration, J. Baron et al.
    Science 343, 269 (2014)
  • Shot-noise-limited spin measurements in a pulsed molecular beam.
    E. Kirilov, W. C. Campbell, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, Y. V. Gurevich, P. W. Hess, N. R. Hutzler, B. R. O’Leary, E. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. A 88, 013844 (2013)
  • Magnetic and electric dipole moments of the H 3Δ1 state in ThO.
    A. C. Vutha, B. Spaun, Y. V. Gurevich, N. R. Hutzler, E. Kirilov, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. A 84, 034502 (2011)
  • A cryogenic beam of refractory, chemically reactive molecules with expansion cooling.
    N. R. Hutzler, M. F. Parsons, Y. V. Gurevich, P. W. Hess, E. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha, D. DeMille, G. Gabrielse, and J. M. Doyle.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13, 18976-18985 (2011)
  • Search for the electric dipole moment of the electron with thorium monoxide.
    A. C. Vutha, W. C. Campbell, Y. V. Gurevich, N. R. Hutzler, M. Parsons, D. Patterson, E. Petrik, B. Spaun, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, and D. DeMille.
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 43, 074007 (2010)
  • PbO

  • Search for the electron electric dipole moment using Ω-doublet levels in PbO.
    S. Eckel, P. Hamilton, E. Kirilov, H. W. Smith, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. A 87, 052130 (2013)
  • Preparation and detection of states with simultaneous spin alignment and molecular orientation in PbO.
    S. Bickman, P. Hamilton, Y. Jiang, D. DeMille.
    Phys Rev. A 80, 023418 (2009)
  • Large-Area, Low-Noise, High Speed, Photodiode-Based Fluorescence Detectors with Fast Overdrive Recovery.
    S. Bickman and D. DeMille.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 113101 (2005)
  • Stark-modulation spectroscopy of the B(1) [3Π] state of PbO.
    D. Kawall, Y. Gurevich, C. Cheung, S. Bickman, Y. Jiang, and D. DeMille.
    Phys Rev. A 72, 064501 (2005)
  • Configuration interaction calculation of hyperfine and P,T-odd constants on 207 PbO excited states for electron electric-dipole-moment experiments.
    A. N. Petrov, A. V. Titov, T. A. Isaev, N. S. Mosyagin, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. A 72, 022505 (2005)
  • Precision Zeeman-Stark spectroscopy of the metastable a(1) [3 Σ+] state of PbO.
    D. Kawall, F. Bay, S. Bickman, Y. Jiang and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 133007 (2004)
  • Enhancement of the electric dipole moment of the electron in PbO.
    M. Kozlov and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 133001 (2002)
  • Detailed spectroscopy of the a(1) [3Σ+] state of PbO.
    L. R. Hunter, S. E. Maxwell, K. A. Ulmer, N. D. Charney, S. K. Peck, D. Krause, Jr., S. Ter-Avetisyan, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. A 65, 030501 (2002)
  • Search for the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron Using Metastable PbO.
    D. DeMille, F. Bay, S. Bickman, D. Kawall, L. Hunter, D. Krause, Jr., S. Maxwell, and K. Ulmer.
    Art and Symmetry in Experimental Physics: Festschrift for Eugene Commins, ed. D. Budker, P. Bucksbaum, and S. Freedman, AIP Conf. Pub., 2001.
  • Investigation of PbO as a system for measuring the electric dipole moment of the electron.
    D. DeMille, F. Bay, S. Bickman, D. Kawall, D. Krause, Jr., S. E. Maxwell, and L. R. Hunter.
    Phys. Rev. A 61, 052507 (2000)

Assembly of ultracold molecules from laser-cooled atoms

  • Continuous formation of vibronic ground state RbCs molecules via photoassociation.
    C. D. Bruzewicz, M. Gustavsson, T. Shimasaki, and D DeMille.
    New J. Phys. 16, 023018 (2014)
  • Inelastic Collisions of Ultracold Heteronuclear Molecules in an Optical Trap.
    E. R. Hudson, N. B. Gilfoy, S. Kotochigova, J. M. Sage, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 203201 (2008)
  • Optical production of ultracold polar molecules.
    J. Sage, S. Sainis, T. Bergeman, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 203001 (2005)
  • Prospects for production of ultracold X [1Σ+] RbCs molecules.
    T. Bergeman, A. J. Kerman, J. Sage, S. Sainis and D. DeMille.
    Eur. Phys. J. D 31, 179 (2004)
  • Production and State-Selective Detection of Ultracold RbCs Molecules.
    A. J. Kerman, J. M. Sage, S. Sainis, T. Bergeman, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 153001 (2004)
  • Production of ultracold, polar RbCs* molecules via photoassociation.
    A. J. Kerman, J. M. Sage, S. Sainis, T. Bergeman, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 033004 (2004)

Measurements of parity-violating effects: modification of the weak interaction inside a nucleus


Direct laser cooling and trapping of diatomic molecules


Quantum computation with trapped molecules


Other topics

    Reviews and news

  • Cold and Ultracold Molecules: Science, Technology, and Applications.
    L. D. Carr, D. DeMille, R. V. Krems, and J. Ye.
    New J. Phys. 11, 055049 (2009)
  • Ultracold molecules: The coldest polar region.
    D. DeMille and E. R. Hudson.
    Nature Physics 4, 911 - 912 (2008)
  • Flavor physics of leptons and dipole moments.
    M. Raidal et al.
    Eur. Phys. J. C 57, 13 (2008)
  • Variation of fundamental constants

  • Detailed spectroscopy of the Cs2 a3Σu+ state and implications for measurements sensitive to variation of the electron-proton mass ratio.
    S. Sainis, J. Sage, E. Tiesinga, S. Kotochigova, T. Bergeman, and D. DeMille.
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 022513 (2012)
  • Enhanced sensitivity to variation of me/mp in molecular spectra.
    D. DeMille, S. Sainis, J. Sage, T. Bergeman, S. Kotochigova, and E. Tiesinga.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 043202 (2008)
  • Solid state/nuclear optical clock

  • Optical spectroscopy of an atomic nucleus: Progress toward direct observation of the 229Th isomer transition.
    M. P. Hehlen, R. R. Greco, W. G. Rellergert, S. T. Sullivan, D. DeMille, R. A. Jackson, E. R. Hudson, and J. R. Torgerson.
    J. of Luminescence, 133, 91 (2013)
  • Constraining the Evolution of the Fundamental Constants with a Solid-State Optical Frequency Reference Based on the 229Th Nucleus.
    W. G. Rellergert, D. DeMille, R. R. Greco, M. P. Hehlen, J. R. Torgerson, and E. R. Hudson
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 200802 (2010)
  • Progress towards fabrication of 229Th-doped high energy band-gap crystals for use as a solid-state optical frequency reference.
    W. G. Rellergert, S. T. Sullivan, D. DeMille, R. R. Greco, M. P. Hehlen, R. A. Jackson, J. R. Torgerson and E. R Hudson.
    IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 15 012005 (2010)
  • Computer modelling of thorium doping in LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6: application to the development of solid state optical frequency devices.
    R. A. Jackson, J. B. Amaral, M. E. G. Valerio, D. P. DeMille and E. R. Hudson.
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21 325403 (2009)
  • Tests for small violations of Bose statistics with photons

  • How We Know That Photons Are Bosons: Experimental Tests of Spin-Statistics for Photons.
    D. DeMille, D. Budker, N. Derr, and E. Deveney.
    Spin-Statistics Connection and Commutation Relations: Experimental Tests and Theoretical Implications, ed. R. Hilborn and G. Tino, AIP Conf. Pub., 2000
  • Search for exchange-antisymmetric two-photon states.
    D. DeMille, D. Budker, N. Derr, and E. Deveney.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (20), 3978 (1999)
  • Geometric phase

  • Geometric phases without geometry.
    A. Vutha and D. DeMille.
    arXiv:0907.5116
  • Technical papers

  • A low-cost, FPGA-based servo controller with lock-in amplifier.
    G. Yang, J. F. Barry, E. S. Shuman, M. H. Steinecker and D. DeMille.
    JINST 7 (10), P10026 (2012)