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Search Publications by Kevin J. Coakley

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Measurement of mass of aerosol particles

Author(s)
Kevin Coakley, Robert Hagwood, Kensei Ehara, Nobuhiko FUKUSHIMA, Kittichote WORACHOTEKAMJORN, Naoko TAJIMA, Hiromu SAKURAI
An aerosol particle mass analyzer (APM) which classifies aerosol particles according to their mass has been developed. Mass distributions of aerosol particles

Microwave radiometer instability due to infrequent calibration

Author(s)
Kevin J. Coakley, Jolene D. Splett, Dave K. Walker, Mustafa Aksoy, Paul E. Racette
We directly quantify the effect of infrequent calibration on the stability of microwave radiometer temperature measurements (where a power measurement for the

Measurement of mass of aerosol particles

Author(s)
Kevin J. Coakley, Robert C. Hagwood, Kensei Ehara, Nobuhiko Fukushima, Kittichote Worachotekamjorn, Naoko Tajima, Hiromu Sakurai
An aerosol particle mass analyzer (APM) which classifies aerosol particles according to their mass has been developed. Mass distributions of aerosol particles

A Boltzmann Constant Determination Based on Johnson Noise Thermometry

Author(s)
Nathan E. Flowers-Jacobs, Alessio Pollarolo, Kevin J. Coakley, Anna E. Fox, Horst Rogalla, Weston L. Tew, Samuel P. Benz
A value for the Boltzmann constant was measured electronically using an improved version of the Johnson Noise Thermometry (JNT) system at the National Institute

Precision measurement of the radiative beta decay of the free neutron

Author(s)
Christopher D. Bass, Maynard S. Dewey, Thomas R. Gentile, Hans P. Mumm, Alan Keith Thompson, M J. Bales, R. Alarcon, E J. Beise, H Breuer, Jim Byrne, T E. Chupp, Kevin J. Coakley, R L. Cooper, B. O'Neill, F E. Wietfeldt
The theory of quantum electrodynamics predicts that a continuous spectrum of photons is emitted in the beta decay of the free neutron in addition to a proton

Preparation of entangled states through Hilbert space engineering

Author(s)
Yiheng Lin, John P. Gaebler, Florentin Reiter, Ting Rei Tan, Ryan S. Bowler, Yong Wan, Adam C. Keith, Emanuel H. Knill, Kevin J. Coakley, Dietrich G. Leibfried, David J. Wineland, Scott C. Glancy
Entangled states are a crucial resource for quantum-based technologies such as quantum computers and quantum communication systems. Exploring new methods for

High Fidelity Universal Gate Set for 9Be+ Ion Qubits

Author(s)
John P. Gaebler, Ting Rei Tan, Yong Wan, Yiheng Lin, Ryan S. Bowler, Adam C. Keith, Scott C. Glancy, Kevin J. Coakley, Emanuel H. Knill, Dietrich G. Leibfried, David J. Wineland
We report high-fidelity laser-beam-induced quantum logic gates on qubits comprised of hyperfine states in 9Be+ ions, achieved in part through a combination of

Improved spectra aberration in the Johnson Noise Thermometry

Author(s)
Alessio Pollarolo, Horst Rogalla, Anna E. Fox, Kevin J. Coakley, Weston L. Tew, Samuel P. Benz
SPECTRAL ABERRATION HAS BEEN FOR A LONG TIME THE MAIN SOURCE OF UNCERTAINTY IN THE JOHNSON NOISE THERMOMETRY APPROACH TO MEASURING THE BOLTZMANN CONSTANT

Precision measurement of the radiative beta decay of the free neutron

Author(s)
Jeffrey S. Nico, Kevin J. Coakley, Maynard S. Dewey, Thomas R. Gentile, Hans P. Mumm, Alan Keith Thompson, M J. Bales, R. Alarcon, C. D. Bass, E J. Beise, H Breuer, Jim Byrne, R L. Cooper, B. O'Neill, F E. Wietfeldt, T E. Chupp
The theory of quantum electrodynamics predicts that a continuous spectrum of photons is emitted in the beta decay of the free neutron in addition to a proton

Near-field control and imaging of free charge carrier variations in GaN nanowires

Author(s)
Samuel Berweger, Paul T. Blanchard, Matthew D. Brubaker, Kevin J. Coakley, Norman A. Sanford, Thomas M. Wallis, Kristine A. Bertness, Pavel Kabos
Despite their uniform crystallinity, the shape and faceting of semiconducting nanowires (NWs) can give rise to variations in structure and associated electronic

A strong loophole-free test of local realism

Author(s)
Lynden K. Shalm, Evan Meyer-Scott, B. G. Christensen, Peter L. Bierhorst, Michael A. Wayne, Deny Hamel, Martin J. Stevens, Thomas Gerrits, Scott C. Glancy, Michael S. Allman, Kevin J. Coakley, Shellee D. Dyer, Adriana E. Lita, Varun B. Verma, Joshua C. Bienfang, Alan L. Migdall, Yanbao Zhang, William Farr, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw, Jeffrey Stern, Carlos Abellan, Waldimar Amaya, Valerio Pruneri, Thomas Jennewein, Morgan Mitchell, P. G. Kwiat, Richard P. Mirin, Emanuel H. Knill, Sae Woo Nam
We present a loophole-free violation of local realism using entangled photon pairs. We ensure that all relevant events in our Bell test are spacelike separated

Update on the MiniCLEAN Dark Matter Experiment

Author(s)
Kevin J. Coakley, K. Rielage, M. Akashi-Ronquest, M. Bodmer, R. Bourque, B. Buck, A. Butcher, T. Caldwell, Y. Chen, F. A. Duncan, E. Flores, J. A. Formaggio, D. Glaster, F. Giuliani, M. Gold, E. Grace, J. Griego, N. Guerrero, V. Guiseppe, R. Henning, A. Hime, S. Jaditz, C. Kachulis, E. Kearns, J. Kelsey, J. R. Klein, A. Latorre, I. Lawson, O. Li, P. Liimatainen, S. Linden, F. Lopez, K. McFarlane, D. N. McKinsey, S. MacMullin, A. Mastbaum, D.-M. Mei, J. Monroe, J. A. Nikkel, J. Oertel, G. D. Orebi Gann, K. Palladino, G. Perumpilly, L. Rodriguez, R. Schnee, S. Seibert, J. Walding, B. Wang, J. Wang, C. Zhang
The direct search for dark matter is entering a period of increased sensitivity to the hypothetical Weakly Interacting Massive Particle (WIMP). One such

Analysis of coincidence-time loopholes in experimental Bell tests

Author(s)
B. G. Christensen, A. Hill, P. G. Kwiat, Emanuel H. Knill, Sae Woo Nam, Kevin J. Coakley, Scott C. Glancy, Lynden K. Shalm, Y. Zhang
We apply a distance-based Bell-test analysis method ["Bell inequalities for continuously emitting sources" E. Knill et al. arXiv:14097732 (2014)] to three

Bell Inequalities for Continuously Emitting Sources

Author(s)
Emanuel H. Knill, Scott C. Glancy, Sae Woo Nam, Kevin J. Coakley, Yanbao Zhang
A common experimental strategy for demonstrating non-classical correlations is to show violation of a Bell inequality by measuring a continuously emitted stream

Improving Photoelectron Counting and Particle Identification in Scintillation Detectors with Bayesian Techniques

Author(s)
Kevin J. Coakley, M. Akashi-Ronquest, P.-A. Amaudruz, B. Beltran, M. Bodmer, M.G. Boulay, R. Bourque, B. Buck, A. Butcher, B. Cai, T. Caldwell, M. Chen, Y. Chen, B. Cleveland, F. A. Duncan, E. O'Dwyer, E. Flores, J. A. Formaggio, D. Gastler, F. Giuliani, M. Gold, V. V. Golovko, P. Gore, K. Graham, E. Grace, J. Griego, N. Guerrero, V. Guiseppe, A. L. Hallin, P. Harvey, R. Henning, A, Hime, J. Hofgartner, S. Jaditz, C. J. Jillings, C. Kachulis, E. Kearns, J. Kelsey, J. R. Klein, M. Ku'zniak, A. Latorre, L. Lawson, O. Li, J. J. Lidgard, P. Liimatainen, S. Linden, W. H. Lippincott, F. Lopez, K. McFarlane, R. Mathew, A. B. McDonald, D.-M Mei, J. Monroe, A. Muir, C. Nantais, J. A. Nikkel, J. Oertel, K. Olsen, G. D. Orebi Gann, C. Oullet, K. Palladino, P. Pasuthip, G. Perumpilly, T. Pollmann, W. Rau, F. Reti'ere, L. Rodriguez, R. Schnee, S. Seibert, P. Skensved, T. Sonley, E. V'azquez Ja' uregui, J. Walding, B. Wang
Many current and future dark matter and neutrino detectors are designed to record scintillation light with a large array of photomultiplier tubes (PMTs). The

Nonproportionality in the scintillation light yield of bismuth germanate

Author(s)
Thomas R. Gentile, M J. Bales, H Breuer, T E. Chupp, Kevin J. Coakley, R L. Cooper, Jeffrey S. Nico, B. O'Neill
We present measurements of nonproportionality in the scintillation light yield of bismuth germanate (BGO) for gamma-rays with energies between 6 keV and 662 keV