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Title: Spin Transfer from an Optically Pumped Alkali Vapor to a Solid

Abstract

We report enhancement of the spin polarization of {sup 133}Cs nuclei in CsH salt by spin transfer from an optically pumped cesium vapor. The nuclear polarization was 4.0 times the equilibrium polarization at 9.4 T and 137 deg. C, with larger enhancements at lower fields. This work is the first demonstration of spin transfer from a polarized alkali vapor to the nuclei of a solid, opening up new possibilities for research in hyperpolarized materials.

Authors:
; ; ;  [1]
  1. Joseph Henry Laboratory, Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20951340
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 18; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.183004; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; CESIUM 133; EQUILIBRIUM; POLARIZATION; SPIN; SPIN ORIENTATION; VAPORS

Citation Formats

Ishikawa, K., Patton, B., Jau, Y.-Y., and Happer, W. Spin Transfer from an Optically Pumped Alkali Vapor to a Solid. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.183004.
Ishikawa, K., Patton, B., Jau, Y.-Y., & Happer, W. Spin Transfer from an Optically Pumped Alkali Vapor to a Solid. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.183004.
Ishikawa, K., Patton, B., Jau, Y.-Y., and Happer, W. Fri . "Spin Transfer from an Optically Pumped Alkali Vapor to a Solid". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.183004.
@article{osti_20951340,
title = {Spin Transfer from an Optically Pumped Alkali Vapor to a Solid},
author = {Ishikawa, K. and Patton, B. and Jau, Y.-Y. and Happer, W.},
abstractNote = {We report enhancement of the spin polarization of {sup 133}Cs nuclei in CsH salt by spin transfer from an optically pumped cesium vapor. The nuclear polarization was 4.0 times the equilibrium polarization at 9.4 T and 137 deg. C, with larger enhancements at lower fields. This work is the first demonstration of spin transfer from a polarized alkali vapor to the nuclei of a solid, opening up new possibilities for research in hyperpolarized materials.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.183004},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 18,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri May 04 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Fri May 04 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}