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Title: Noble gas magnetic resonator

Abstract

Precise measurements of a precessional rate of noble gas in a magnetic field is obtained by constraining the time averaged direction of the spins of a stimulating alkali gas to lie in a plane transverse to the magnetic field. In this way, the magnetic field of the alkali gas does not provide a net contribution to the precessional rate of the noble gas.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1129190
Patent Number(s):
8,698,493
Application Number:
13/198,940
Assignee:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-03ER46093
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Aug 05
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Walker, Thad Gilbert, Lancor, Brian Robert, and Wyllie, Robert. Noble gas magnetic resonator. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Walker, Thad Gilbert, Lancor, Brian Robert, & Wyllie, Robert. Noble gas magnetic resonator. United States.
Walker, Thad Gilbert, Lancor, Brian Robert, and Wyllie, Robert. Tue . "Noble gas magnetic resonator". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1129190.
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