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Michael G. Huber

Starting as a NIST guest researcher in 2003, Huber has worked in the field of fundamental neutron physics with an emphasis on neutron scattering and neutron interferometry. Michael received his Ph.D. in physics from Tulane University in 2009 which he followed by a NRC Post-doc before being hired as NIST staff scientist. Currently, he is the principle responsible for the neutron interferometry program which utilize two neutron beamlines. The facility, in collaboration with several universities, hosts students and post-docs from around the country and also internationally. Being a diverse instrument, neutron interferometry experiments range from quantum information science, material science, testing postulates of quantum mechanics, and searching for new short range forces. Huber specializes in using neutron interferometry to perform precision measurements of scattering lengths. Outside of interferometry, he has also worked on a neutron lifetime measurement using Ultra-cold neutrons trapped in a magnetic field.

Publications

Generation and Detection of Spin-Orbit Coupled Neutron Beams

Author(s)
Dusan Sarenac, Connor Kapahi, Wangchun Chen, Charles W. Clark, David G. Cory, Michael G. Huber, Ivar Taminiau, Kirill Zhernenkov, Dmitry A. Pushin
Spin-orbit coupling of light has come to the fore in nano-optics and plasmonics, and is a key ingredient of topological photonics and chiral quantum optics. We

Study of the neutron spin-orbit interaction in silicon

Author(s)
Thomas R. Gentile, Michael G. Huber, Muhammad D. Arif, Daniel S. Hussey, David L. Jacobson, Donald D. Koetke, Murray Peshkin, Thomas Dombeck, Paul Nord, Dimitry A. Pushin, Robert Smither
The neutron spin-orbit interaction, which results from the interaction of a moving neutron's magnetic dipole moment (MDM) with the atomic electric elds, induces

Quantum correlations in a noisy neutron interferometer

Author(s)
Michael G. Huber, Muhammad D. Arif, Christopher Wood, D G. Cory, M. O. Abutaleb, Dimitry A. Pushin
We investigate quantum coherences in the presence of noise by entangling the spin and path degrees of freedom of the output neutron beam from a noisy three
Created October 9, 2019