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Alternatives to aluminum gates for silicon quantum devices: Defects and strain

September 15, 2021
Ryan Stein, Zachary Barcikowski, Sujitra Pookpanratana, Joshua M. Pomeroy, Michael Stewart
Gate-defined quantum dots (QD) benefit from the use of small grain size metals for gates materials because it aids in shrinking the device dimensions. However, it is not clear what differences arise with respect to process-induced defect densities and

Single-photon detection in the mid-infrared up to 10 micron wavelength using tungsten silicide superconducting nanowire detectors

September 14, 2021
Varun Verma, Adriana Lita, Yao Zhai, Heli C. Vora, Richard Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Boris Korzh, Alex Walter, Ryan Briggs, Marco Colangelo, Emma Wollman, Andrew Beyer, Jason Allmaras, D. Zhu, Ekkehart Schmidt, A. G. Kozorezov, Matthew Shaw
We developed superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) based on tungsten silicide (WSi) that show saturated internal detection efficiency up to a wavelength of 10 um. These detectors are promising for applications in the mid-infrared

Pendellosung Interferometry Probes the Neutron Charge Radius, Lattice Dynamics, and Fifth Forces

September 10, 2021
Benjamin J. Heacock, Robert W. Haun, Michael G. Huber, Albert Henins, Robert C. Valdillez, Takuhiro Fujiie, Katsuya Hirota, Masaaki Kitaguchi, Hirohiko Shimizu, Takuya Hosobata, Masahiro Takeda, Yutaka Yamagata
Structure factors describe how incident radiation is scattered from materials such as silicon and germanium and characterize the physical interaction between the material and scattered particles. We used neutron Pendellösung interferometry to make

High-fidelity laser-free universal control of trapped ion qubits

September 8, 2021
Raghavendra Srinivas, Emanuel Knill, Robert Sutherland, Alexander T. Kwiatkowski, Hannah M. Knaack, Scott Glancy, David J. Wineland, Shaun C. Burd, Dietrich Leibfried, Andrew C. Wilson, David T. Allcock, Daniel Slichter
Universal control of multiple qubits—the ability to entangle qubits and to perform arbitrary individual qubit operations—is a fundamental resource for quantum computing, simulation and networking. Qubits realized in trapped atomic ions have shown the

Programmable System on Chip for controlling an atomic physics experiment

July 23, 2021
Ananya Sitaram, Gretchen K. Campbell, Alessandro Restelli
Most atomic physics experiments are controlled by a digital pattern generator used to synchronize all equipment by providing triggers and clocks. Recently, the availability of well-documented open-source development tools has lifted the barriers to using

The role of orientation in the MEL response of OLEDs

July 13, 2021
Sebastian Engmann, Emily Bittle, Lee J. Richter, Rawad Hallani, John Anthony, David J. Gundlach
Magneto electroluminescence (MEL) is emerging as a powerful tool for the study of spin dynamics in emitting devices. The shape of the MEL response is typically used to draw qualitative inference on the dominant process (singlet fission or triplet fusion)

Broadband stability of the Habitable Zone Planet Finder Fabry-Perot etalon calibration system:evidence for chromatic variation

July 8, 2021
Ryan C. Terrien, Joe P. Ninan, Scott Diddams, Suvrath Mahadevan, Samuel Halverson, Chad Bender, Connor Fredrick, Fred Hearty, Jeffrey M. Jennings, Andrew J. Metcalf, Andrew J. Monson, Arpita Roy, Christian Schwab, Gudmundur Stefansson
The comb-like spectrum of a white light-illuminated Fabry-Pérot etalon can serve as a cost-effective and stable reference source for precise Doppler measurements. Understanding the stability of these devices across their broad (100's of nm) spectral

CODATA Recommended Values of the Fundamental Physical Constants: 2018

June 30, 2021
Eite Tiesinga, Peter Mohr, David B. Newell, Barry Taylor
We report the 2018 self-consistent values of constants and conversion factors of physics and chemistry recommended by the Committee on Data of the Interna- tional Science Council (CODATA). The recommended values can also be found at

Role of low molecular weight polymers on the dynamics of silicon anodes during casting

May 11, 2021
Mary Burdette, Beth Armstrong, Ryan Murphy, Luke Heroux, Mathieu Doucet, Stephen Trask, Alexander Rogers, Gabriel Veith
This work probes the slurry architecture of a high silicon content electrode slurry with and without low molecular weight polymeric dispersants as a function of shear rate to mimic electrode casting conditions for poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) and lithium

Quantum field theory for the chiral clock transition in one spatial dimension

May 3, 2021
Seth P. Whitsitt, Rhine Samajdar, Subir Sachdev
We describe the quantum phase transition in the N-state chiral clock model in spatial dimension d=1. With couplings chosen to preserve time-reversal and spatial inversion symmetries, such a model, is in the universality class of recent experimental studies

Identifications of extreme ultraviolet spectra of Br-like to Ni-like neodymium ions using an electronbeam ion trap

April 30, 2021
C. Suzuki, Dipti Goyal, Y. Yang, A. Gall, Roshani Silwal, S. Sanders, Aung S. Naing, Joseph N. Tan, Endre A. Takacs, Yuri Ralchenko
Charge-resolved extreme ultraviolet spectra of open N-shell neodymium (Nd) ions have been recorded in an electron beam ion trap facility at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The measurements have been performed for nominal electron beam
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