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A Large Beam High Efficiency Radio Frequency Neutron Spin Flipper

June 21, 2021
Author(s)
Wangchun Chen, Ross Erwin, Peter Tsai, Md. T. Hassan, Nancy Hadad, Charles Majkrzak
A design for a radio-frequency (RF) neutron spin flipper obtained from magneto-static and neutron spin transport simulations is presented. The RF flipper constructed from this design provides a flipping probability of 0.999 or better for a beam size 6 cm

Optimizing Magnetically Shielded Solenoids for Large Volume 3 He Neutron Spin Filters

October 2, 2020
Author(s)
Wangchun Chen, Md. Hassan, Ross Erwin, Shannon M. Watson, Thomas R. Gentile, G. L. Jones
An important consideration when designing a magnetostatic cavity for various applications is to maximize the ratio of the volume of field homogeneity to the overall size of the cavity. We report a design of a magnetically shielded solenoid that

Quantum Critical Behavior in Ce(Fe 0.76 Ru 0.24 ) 2 Ge 2

May 7, 2019
Author(s)
Wouter Montfrooij, Tom Heitmann, Yiming Qiu, Shannon M. Watson, Ross Erwin, Wangchun Chen, Yang Zhao, Meigan Aronson, Yingkai Huang, Anne de Visser
Systems with embedded magnetic ions that exhibit a competition between magnetic order and disorder down to absolute zero can display unusual low temperature behaviors of the resistivity, hyperscaling behavior in which the relaxation back to equilibrium

Identification of the Low-Energy Excitations in a Quantum Critical System

December 20, 2016
Author(s)
Tom Heitmann, Jagat Lamsal, Shannon M. Watson, Ross Erwin, Wangchun Chen, Yang Zhao, Wouter Montfrooij
We have identified low-energy magnetic excitations in a doped quantum critical system by means of polarized neutron scattering experiments. The presence of these excitations could explain why Cd(Fe0.76Ru0.24)2Ge2 displays dynamical scaling in the absence

Neutron, Electron, and X-ray Scattering Investigation of Cr 1-x V x Near Quantum Criticality

July 29, 2014
Author(s)
D. A. Sokolov, M. C. Aronson, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, C. Nelson, J. F. Mansfield, K. Sun, Ross Erwin, Jeffrey W. Lynn, M. Lumsden, S. E. Nagler
The weakness of electron-electron correlations in the itinerant antiferromagnet Cr doped with V has long been considered the reason that neither new collective electronic states or even non Fermi liquid behaviour are observed when antiferromagnetism in Cr1

3 He Spin Filter Based Polarized Neutron Capability at the NIST Center for Neutron Research

July 24, 2014
Author(s)
WangChun Chen, Thomas R. Gentile, Ross W. Erwin, Shannon Watson, Qiang NMN Ye, Kathryn L. Krycka, Brian B. Maranville
A 3He neutron spin filter (NSF) program for polarized neutron scattering was launched in 2006 as part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Expansion Initiative. The goal of the project was to

Wide Angle Polarization Analysis with Neutron Spin Filters

April 29, 2013
Author(s)
Qiang NMN Ye, Thomas R. Gentile, Jeffrey R. Anderson, Collin L. Broholm, WangChun Chen, Z DeLand, Ross W. Erwin, C. B. Fu, John E. Fuller III, Aaron V. Kirchhoff, J. A. Rodriguez-Rivera, V. Thampy, T G. Walker, Shannon Watson
We report substantial improvements in a compact wide angle neutron spin filter system that was recently employed on the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer at the Center for Neutron Research at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. The

Friedel-like Oscillations from Interstitial Iron in Superconducting Fe 1+y Te 0.62 Se 0.38

March 7, 2012
Author(s)
V. Thampy, J. Kang, Jose Rodriguez Rivera, W. Bao, A. T. Savici, J. Hu, T. J. Liu, B. Qian, D. Fobes, Z. Q. Mao, C. B. Fu, Wangchun Chen, Q. Ye, Ross Erwin, Thomas R. Gentile, Z. Tesanovic, Collin L. Broholm
Using polarized and unpolarized neutron scattering we show that interstital Fe in superconducting Fe1=yTe1-xSex induces a magnetic Friedel-like oscillation that idffracts at Q = (1⁄20) and involves greater than}50 neighboring Fe sites. The interstitial

Double-Focusing Thermal Triple-Axis Spectrometer at the NCNR

February 2, 2012
Author(s)
Y. Chen, Sung Chang, Yang Zhao, Songxue Chi, William D. Ratcliff, B. G. Ueland, Ross Erwin
The new thermal triple-axis spectrometer at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) is located at the BT-7 beam port. The 165 mm diameter reactor beam is equipped with a selection of Söller collimators, beam-limiters, and pyrolytic graphite (PG) filter

A Wide Angle Neutron Spin Filter System Using Polarized 3He

October 16, 2010
Author(s)
Changbo Fu, Thomas R. Gentile, Wangchun Chen, Ross Erwin, Shannon M. Watson, Collin L. Broholm, Jose Rodriguez Rivera, Julia Scherschligt, G L. Jones
Polarized 3He neutron spin filters can operate over a wide neutron energy range and provide a large angular acceptance. A compact 3He neutron spin filter system has been developed for the Multi Axis Crystal Spectrometer at the NIST Center for Neutron

Coupled magnetic and ferroelectric hysteresis in multiferroic Ni ^ d3 ^ V ^ d2 ^ O ^ d8 ^

August 18, 2009
Author(s)
I. Cabrera, M. Kenzelmann, Wangchun Chen, Ross Erwin, Thomas R. Gentile, Juscelino Leao, Jeffrey W. Lynn, N. Rogado, R. J. Cava, C. Broholm, G. Lawes, Ying Chen
Electric control of spin chirality in a magnetically frustrated multiferroic is demonstrated through polarized magnetic neutron diffraction. Cooling to the cycloidal multiferroic phase of Ni ^ d3 ^ V ^ d2 ^ O ^ d8 ^ in an electric field causes the