He3 NSF Publications

2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1997, 1990, 1963, 1960

2021

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  1. A large beam high efficiency radio frequency neutron spin flipper
    Chen, W.C., Erwin, R., Tsai, P., Hassan, M.T., Hadad, N., and Majkrzak, C.F., Review of Scientific Instruments 92, 063906 (2021)

2020

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  1. Optimizing magnetically shielded solenoids
    Chen, W.C., Hassan, M.T., Erwin, R., Watson, S.M., Gentile, T.R., and Jones, G.L., Review of Scientific Instruments 91, 105102 (2020)
  2. Sensitive neutron transverse polarization analysis using a 3 He spin filter
    Jau, Y.-Y., Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., and Hussey, D.S., Review of Scientific Instruments 91, 073303 (2020)
  3. Neutron polarimetry using a polarized 3He cell for the aCORN experiment
    Schafer, B.C., Byron, W.A., Chen, W.C., Collett, B., Dewey, M.S., Gentile, T.R., Hassan, M.T., Jones, G.L., Komives, A., and Wietfeldt, F.E., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 164862 (2020)

2019

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  1. Generation and detection of spin-orbit coupled neutron beams
    Sarenac, D., Kapahi, C., Chen, W., Clark, C.W., Cory, D.G., Huber, M.G., Taminiau, I., Zhernenkov, K., and Pushin, D.A., Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 116, 20328–20332 (2019)
  2. Wide-angle polarization analysis on the multi-axis crystal spectrometer for the study of collective and single particle dynamics of methanol at its prepeak
    Chen, W., Watson, S., Qiu, Y., Rodriguez-Rivera, J.A., and Faraone, A., Physica B: Condensed Matter S0921452618307786 (2019)
  3. Small-angle neutron polarimetry apparatus (SANPA): Development at the NIST Center for Neutron Research
    Tosado, J., Chen, W.C., Gnewuch, S., Hasaan, T., Dax, T., and Rodriguez, E.E., Review of Scientific Instruments 90, 063303 (2019)
  4. A strategy for handling aberration in Spherical Neutron Polarimetry
    Tosado, J., Chen, W., and Rodriguez, E.E., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1316, 012015 (2019)

2018

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  1. Demonstration of Focusing Wolter Mirrors for Neutron Phase and Magnetic Imaging
    Hussey, D., Wen, H., Wu, H., Gentile, T., Chen, W., Jacobson, D., LaManna, J., and Khaykovich, B., J. Imaging 4, 50 (2018)

2017

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  1. Optically polarized 3He
    Gentile, T.R., Nacher, P.J., Saam, B., and Walker, T.G., Rev. Mod. Phys. 89, 045004 (2017)
  2. aCORN: An experiment to measure the electron-antineutrino correlation coefficient in free neutron decay
    Collett, B., Bateman, F., Bauder, W.K., Byrne, J., Byron, W.A., Chen, W., Darius, G., DeAngelis, C., Dewey, M.S., Gentile, T.R., Hassan, M.T., Jones, G.L., Komives, A., Laptev, A., Mendenhall, M.P., Nico, J.S., Noid, G., Park, H., Stephenson, E.J., Stern, I., Stockton, K.J.S., Trull, C., Wietfeldt, F.E., and Yerozolimsky, B.G., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 88, 083503 (2017)
  3. A 3He beam stop for minimizing gamma-ray and fast-neutron background
    Turkoglu, D., Downing, R.G., Chen, W., Şahin, D., and Cook, J., J Radioanal Nucl Chem 311, 1243–1249 (2017)

2016

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  1. Recent advancements of wide-angle polarization analysis with 3He neutron spin filters
    Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Ye, Q., Kirchhoff, A., Watson, S.M., Rodriguez-Rivera, J.A., Qiu, Y., and Broholm, C., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 746, 012016 (2016)

2015

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  1. A New Cold Neutron Imaging Instrument at NIST
    Hussey, D.S., Brocker, C., Cook, J.C., Jacobson, D.L., Gentile, T.R., Chen, W.C., Baltic, E., Baxter, D.V., Doskow, J., and Arif, M., Physics Procedia 69, 48–54 (2015)
  2. Spin echo small angle neutron scattering using a continuously pumped 3He neutron polarisation analyser
    Parnell, S.R., Washington, A.L., Li, K., Yan, H., Stonaha, P., Li, F., Wang, T., Walsh, A., Chen, W.C., Parnell, A.J., Fairclough, J.P.A., Baxter, D.V., Snow, W.M., and Pynn, R., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86, 023902 (2015)

2014

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  1. Neutron interferometric measurement of the scattering length difference between the triplet and singlet states of n − 3He
    Huber, M.G., Arif, M., Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Hussey, D.S., Black, T.C., Pushin, D.A., Shahi, C.B., Wietfeldt, F.E., and Yang, L., Phys. Rev. C 90, 064004 (2014)
  2. 3He spin filter based polarized neutron capability at the NIST Center for Neutron Research
    Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Erwin, R., Watson, S., Ye, Q., Krycka, K.L., and Maranville, B.B., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 528, 012014 (2014)
  3. On the limits of spin-exchange optical pumping of 3He
    Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Ye, Q., Walker, T.G., and Babcock, E., Journal of Applied Physics 116, 014903 (2014)

2013

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  1. Neutron Path Length Correction of a 3He Spin Filter
    Chen, W.C., Erwin, R., and Watson, S.M., Physics Procedia 42, 163–170 (2013)
  2. Wide Angle Polarization Analysis with Neutron Spin Filters
    Ye, Q., Gentile, T.R., Anderson, J., Broholm, C., Chen, W.C., DeLand, Z., Erwin, R.W., Fu, C.B., Fuller, J., Kirchhoff, A., Rodriguez-Rivera, J.A., Thampy, V., Walker, T.G., and Watson, S., Physics Procedia 42, 206–212 (2013)

2011

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  1. Polarized 3He cell development and application at NIST
    Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Fu, C.B., Watson, S., Jones, G.L., McIver, J.W., and Rich, D.R., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 294, 012003 (2011)
  2. Effects of high intensity neutron flux on in-situ spin-exchange optical pumping of 3He
    Babcock, E., Boag, S., Beecham, C., Chupp, T.E., Gentile, T.R., Jones, G.L., Petukhov, A.K., and Walker, T.G., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 294, 012011 (2011)
  3. A wide angle neutron spin filter system using polarized 3He
    Fu, C.B., Gentile, T.R., Jones, G.L., Chen, W.C., Erwin, R., Watson, S., Broholm, C., Rodriguez-Rivera, J.A., and Scherschligt, J., Physica B: Condensed Matter 406, 2419–2423 (2011)

2010

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  1. In-situ Polarized 3He-Based Neutron Polarization Analyzer for SNS Magnetism Reflectometer
    Lee, W.-T., Tong, X., Pierce, J., Fleenor, M., Ismaili, A., Robertson, J.L., Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Hailemariam, A., Goyette, R., Parizzi, A., Lauter, V., Klose, F., Kaiser, H., Lavelle, C., Baxter, D.V., Jones, G.L., Wexler, J., and McCollum, L., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 251, 012086 (2010)
  2. Electrical heating for SEOP-based polarized 3He system
    Tong, X., Pierce, J., Lee, W.T., Fleenor, M., Chen, W.C., Jones, G.L., and Robertson, J.L., J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 251, 012087 (2010)

2009

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  1. Effects of high-flux neutron beams on 3He cells polarized in situ with spin-exchange optical pumping
    Babcock, E., Boag, S., Becker, M., Chen, W.C., Chupp, T.E., Gentile, T.R., Jones, G.L., Petukhov, A.K., Soldner, T., and Walker, T.G., Phys. Rev. A 80, 033414 (2009)
  2. Coupled Magnetic and Ferroelectric Domains in Multiferroic Ni3V2O8
    Cabrera, I., Kenzelmann, M., Lawes, G., Chen, Y., Chen, W.C., Erwin, R., Gentile, T.R., Leão, J.B., Lynn, J.W., Rogado, N., Cava, R.J., and Broholm, C., Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 087201 (2009)
  3. Precision Measurement of the n − 3He Incoherent Scattering Length Using Neutron Interferometry
    Huber, M.G., Arif, M., Black, T.C., Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Hussey, D.S., Pushin, D.A., Wietfeldt, F.E., and Yang, L., Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 200401 (2009)
  4. Applications of 3He neutron spin filters at the NCNR
    Chen, W.C., Erwin, R., McIver III, J.W., Watson, S., Fu, C.B., Gentile, T.R., Borchers, J.A., Lynn, J.W., and Jones, G.L., Physica B 404, 2663–2666 (2009)
  5. End-compensated magnetostatic cavity for polarized 3He neutron spin filters
    McIver, J.W., Erwin, R., Chen, W.C., and Gentile, T.R., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063905 (2009)
  6. Study of spin-exchange optically pumped 3He cells with high polarisation and long lifetimes
    Parnell, S.R., Babcock, E., Nünighoff, K., Skoda, M.W.A., Boag, S., Masalovich, S., Chen, W.C., Georgii, R., Wild, J.M., and Frost, C.D., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 598, 774–778 (2009)
  7. In situ SEOP polarised 3He neutron spin filter for incident beam polarisation and polarisation analysis on neutron scattering instruments
    Boag, S., Babcock, E., Andersen, K.H., Becker, M., Charlton, T.R., Chen, W.C., Dalgliesh, R.M., Elmore, S.D., Frost, C.D., Gentile, T.R., Lopez Anton, R., Parnell, S.R., Petoukhov, A.K., Skoda, M.W.A., and Soldner, T., Physica B: Condensed Matter 404, 2659–2662 (2009)
  8. Precision measurement of the neutron-3He spin-dependent scattering length using neutron interferometry
    Huber, M.G., Wietfeldt, F.E., Gentile, T.R., Chen, W.C., Arif, M., Hussey, D.A., Pushin, D.A., Yang, L., and Black, T., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 611, 235–238 (2009)
  9. Resolving 3D magnetism in nanoparticles using polarization analyzed SANS
    Krycka, K.L., Booth, R., Borchers, J.A., Chen, W.C., Conlon, C., Gentile, T.R., Hogg, C., Ijiri, Y., Laver, M., Maranville, B.B., Majetich, S.A., Rhyne, J.J., and Watson, S.M., Physica B: Condensed Matter 404, 2561–2564 (2009)
  10. In-situ SEOP polarizer and initial tests on a high flux neutron beam
    Babcock, E., Boag, S., Andersen, K.H., Becker, M., Beecham, C., Bordenave, F., Chastagnier, J., Chen, W.C., Chung, R., Chupp, T.E., Elmore, S., Fouilloux, P., Gentile, T.R., Jullien, D., Lelievre-Berna, E., Mouveau, P., Petoukhov, A., Revert, M., and Soldner, T., Physica B: Condensed Matter 404, 2655–2658 (2009)

2008

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  1. Neutron Beam Effects on Spin-Exchange-Polarized 3He
    Sharma, M., Babcock, E., Andersen, K.H., Barrón-Palos, L., Becker, M., Boag, S., Chen, W.C., Chupp, T.E., Danagoulian, A., Gentile, T.R., Klein, A., Penttila, S., Petoukhov, A., Soldner, T., Tardiff, E.R., Walker, T.G., and Wilburn, W.S., Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 083002 (2008)

2007

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  1. Spin-exchange optical pumping of 3He with Rb-K mixtures and pure K
    Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Walker, T.G., and Babcock, E., Phys. Rev. A 75, 013416 (2007)
  2. A large area polarized 3He neutron spin filter
    Chupp, T.E., Coulter, K.P., Kandes, M., Sharma, M., Smith, T.B., Jones, G., Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Rich, D.R., Lauss, B., Gericke, M.T., Gillis, R.C., Page, S.A., Bowman, J.D., Penttila, S.I., Wilburn, W.S., Dabaghyan, M., Hersman, F.W., and Mason, M., Nucl. Instrum. And Meth. A 574, 500–509 (2007)
  3. 3He spin filters for a thermal neutron triple axis spectrometer
    Chen, W.C., Armstrong, G., Chen, Y., Collett, B., Erwin, R., Gentile, T.R., Jones, G.L., Lynn, J.W., McKenney, S., and Steinberg, J.E., Physica B 397, 168–171 (2007)
  4. Polarized 3He neutron spin filters for NCNR instruments
    Chen, W.C., Borchers, J.A., Erwin, R., Gentile, T.R., and Lynn, J.W., Notiz. Neut. Luce Sincr 12, 32–33 (2007)

2006

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  1. Limits to the Polarization for Spin-Exchange Optical Pumping of 3He
    Babcock, E., Chann, B., Walker, T.G., Chen, W.C., and Gentile, T.R., Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 083003 (2006)
  2. Test of a continuously polarized 3He neutron spin filter with NMR-based polarization inversion on a single-crystal diffractometer
    Jones, G.L., Dias, F., Collett, B., Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., Piccoli, P.M.B., Miller, M.E., Schultz, A.J., Yan, H., Tong, X., Snow, W.M., Lee, W.T., Hoffmann, C., and Thomison, J., Physica B 385-386, 1131–1133 (2006)

2005

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  1. Continuously operating compact 3He-based neutron spin filter
    Jones, G.L., Baker, J., Chen, W.C., Collett, B., Cowan, J.A., Dias, M.F., Gentile, T.R., Hoffmann, C., Koetzle, T., Lee, W.T., Littrell, K., Miller, M., Schultz, A., Snow, W.M., Tong, X., Yan, H., and Yue, A., Physica B 356, 86–90 (2005)
  2. Polarized 3He spin filters for slow neutron physics
    Gentile, T.R., Chen, W.C., Jones, G.L., Babcock, E., and Walker, T.G., J Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol 110, 299 (2005)
  3. Polarized 3He gas compression system using metastability-exchange optical pumping
    Hussey, D.S., Rich, D.R., Belov, A.S., Tong, X., Yang, H., Bailey, C., Keith, C.D., Hartfield, J., Hall, G.D.R., Black, T.C., Snow, W.M., Gentile, T.R., Chen, W.C., Jones, G.L., and Wildman, E., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 053503 (2005)

2004

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  1. Low-field orientation dependence of 3He relaxation in spin-exchange cells
    Jacob, R.E., Teter, J., Saam, B., Chen, W.C., and Gentile, T.R., Phys. Rev. A (rapid Communication) 69, 021401 (2004)
  2. Polarized neutron reflectometry of a patterned magnetic film with a 3He analyzer and a position-sensitive detector
    Chen, W.C., Gentile, T.R., O’Donovan, K.V., Borchers, J.A., and Majkrzak, C.F., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, 3256–3263 (2004)

2003

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  1. Production of highly polarized 3He using spectrally narrowed diode laser array bars
    Chann, B., Babcock, E., Anderson, L.W., Walker, T.G., Chen, W.C., Smith, T.B., Thompson, A.K., and Gentile, T.R., J. Appl. Phys. 94, 6908–6914 (2003)
  2. Polarized 3He analyzers for neutron reflectometry
    Chen, W.C., Bailey, C., Borchers, J.A., Farrow, R.F.C., Gentile, T.R., Hussey, D., Majkrzak, C.F., O'Donovan, K.V., Remmes, N., Snow, W.M., and Thompson, A.K., Physica B 335, 196–200 (2003)

2002

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  1. Spin exchange optical pumping at pressures near 1 bar for neutron spin filters
    Rich, D.R., Gentile, T.R., Smith, T.B., Thompson, A.K., and Jones, G.L., Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2210–2212 (2002)

2001

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  1. Compressing spin-polarized 3He with a modified diaphragm pump
    Gentile, T.R., Rich, D.R., Thompson, A.K., Snow, W.M., and Jones, G.L., J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 106, 709 (2001)

2000

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  1. SANS polarization analysis with nuclear spin-polarized 3He
    Gentile, T.R., Jones, G.L., Thompson, A.K., Barker, J., Glinka, C.J., Hammouda, B., and Lynn, J.W., Nucl. Instrum. And Meth. A 33, 771–774 (2000)
  2. Test of 3He-based neutron polarizers at NIST
    Jones, G.L., Gentile, T.R., Thompson, A.K., Chowdhuri, Z., Dewey, M.S., Snow, W.M., and Wietfeldt, F.E., J. Appl. Cryst. 440, 772–776 (2000)

1997

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  1. Spin-exchange optical pumping of noble-gas nuclei
    Walker, T.G. and Happer, W., Rev. Mod. Phys. 69, 629–642 (1997)

1990

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  1. Neutron polarization with a polarized 3He spin filter
    Coulter, K.P., Chupp, T.E., McDonald, A.B., Bowman, C.D., Bowman, J.D., Szymanski, J.J., Yuan, V., Cates, G.D., Benton, D.R., and Earle, E.D., Nucl. Instrum. And Meth. A 288, 463–466 (1990)

1963

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  1. Polarization of He3 Gas by Optical Pumping
    Colegrove, F.D., Schearer, L.D., and Walters, G.K., Phys. Rev. 132, 2561–2572 (1963)

1960

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  1. Nuclear Polarization in He3 Gas Induced by Optical Pumping and Dipolar Exchange
    Bouchiat, M.A., Carver, T.R., and Varnum, C.M., Phys. Rev. Lett. 5, 373–375 (1960)