nEDM R&D

Gold plated ultra-pure copper is used to provide thermal contact from the dilution refrigerator to the grooved acrylic cell. Pyrex injection cell is one important part of the nEDM experiment.

People

MEPG group members (from left to right): Georgios Laskaris, Pinghan Chu, Yang Zhang, Xiaqing Li, Qiujian Ye, Haiyan Gao, Chao Peng, Min Huang, Mehdi Meziane, Xuefei Yan, Sucheta Jawalkar

Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn (GDH) sum rule

The GDH sum rule provides an elegant connection between the nucleon excitation spectrum and its static properties.

Transversity

Neutron TRANSVERSITY experiment will study nucleon transverse spin structure together with other transverse momentum dependent structure functions (TMDs).

Hall-B at JLab

The CEBAF large acceptance spectrometer (CLAS) is a nearly 4π detector used to study photo- and electro-induced nuclear and hadronic reactions.

JLab

JLab's CEBAF accelerator provides continuous electron beam upto 6 GeV and currently there is an upgrade project to double the beam energy to 12 GeV.

Hall-A at JLab

The two High Resolution Spectrometers (HRS) in Hall-A are designed for detailed investigation of nuclear structure.

Injection Test

Test the polarization loss of 3He injected from the ABS and collected within superfluid 4He at 0.3 - 0.5K. Very important part of the new nEDM experiment.

Relaxation time

3He relaxation time measurement from dTPB coated acrylic cell at 1.9K and 0.3 - 0.5K.

Duke FEL Lab

The storage ring based FEL provides precisely tunable coherent radiation and a novel light source (Hiγs) with unprecedented photon flux by internal backscattering.

Former Ph.D. Students

  • Wang Xu(Ph.D. MIT, Jun 2002) Professor, SINAP of CAS, China
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  • Feng Xiong(Ph.D. MIT, Sep 2002) Financial analyst, Renaissance Technologies
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  • Lingyan Zhu(Ph.D. MIT, Feb 2004) Hampton University
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  • Chris Crawford
    (Ph.D. MIT, Jun 2005), Associate Professor, Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington Thesis:
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  • Jason Seely(Ph.D. MIT, Aug 2006) Arete Associates
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  • Ben Clasie(Ph.D. MIT, Aug 2006) Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University
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  • Qiang (Alan) Ye(Ph.D. Duke, Aug 2008) Research Scientist, University of Maryland
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  • Xing Zong(Ph.D. Duke, May 2010) Trivest Advisors, Shanghai, China
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  • Wei Chen(Ph.D. Duke, May 2010) Goldman & Sachs
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  • Xin Qian(Ph.D. Duke, September 2010) Staff Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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  • Wangzhi Zheng(Ph.D. Duke, May 2012) Quantitative analyst, UNIPEC america
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  • Qiujian Ye(Ph.D. Duke, December 2013) Financial Software Developer, Bloomberg
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  • Georgios Laskaris(Ph.D. Duke, May 2015) Postdoc, Stanford University
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  • Min Huang(Ph.D. Duke, May 2016)
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Former Postdocs

  • Zhihong Ye (2013/11 - 2015/9), postdoc, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Mehdi Meziane (2011/06 - 2015/05), Faculty, Culver Academies
  • Pinghan Chu (2011/10 - 2014/08), Postdoc, LANL
  • Sucheta Jawalkar (2012/01 - 2013/08) Adjunct Faculty, Santa Clara University (2014 - )
  • Simona Malace (2010/07 - 2012/06) Assistant Research Professor, Norfolk State University
  • Bawitlung Lalremruata (2010/05 - 2011/05) Assistant Professor, Mizoram University, India
  • Qiang Ye(2008/09 - 2011/01) Research Scientist, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
  • Yi Qiang(2007/04 - 2010/01) Senior Scientist, Toshiba Medical Research Institute USA
  • Xiaofeng Zhu(2006/01 - 2008/11) Assistant Professor/Medical Physics Researcher, Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Kevin Kramer(2003/08 - 2006/07) Applied Research Associates, Inc.
  • Krishni Wijesooriya(2003/02 - 2003/07) Associate Professor, UVa
  • Wang Xu(2002/11 - 2005/05) Professor, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Xiang Hong(1999/11 - 2002/10) Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Dipangkar Dutta (1999/02 - 2003/01) Professor, Mississippi State Univ.
  • Timothy Black(1998/03 - 1999/06), Associate Professor, UNC-Wilmington

Former Undergraduate Students

  • V. MarinovFall 1997, Summer 2000, Fall 2000 (published in Phys. Rev. C 63, R022201 (2001)
  • Roy EmanuelFall 1997 - January 1999 (Honor's thesis, MIT)
  • B. DemirkozSummer 1998
  • Z. JeevunjeeFall 1998 - Fall 2000
  • Paulina KuoFall 1998 - Spring 1999
  • Chris ChouJanuary 1999, Spring 2000
  • Omer N. OzkulFall 1999 (Honor's thesis, MIT)
  • Z. ChenSpring 2001
  • Seyi AdeyemiCambridge University (CMI program), Summer 2002
  • Scott SingerCaltech, Summer 2003 at Duke
  • Adero PaigeREU program, Summer 2003 at Duke
  • Bernadette HeyburnCaltech, Summer 2004 at Duke
  • Dan LissREU program, Summer 2004 at Duke
  • Crystal StoreyREU program, Summer 2004 at Duke
  • Jonathan AdkinsDuke, Summer 2005
  • Hannah DeBergREU program, Summer 2005 at Duke
  • Amber NelsonREU program, Summer 2005 at Duke
  • Kate BellDuke, Fall 2005 - Spring 2006 (Honor's thesis, currently Ph.D. program at Cornell)
  • Alvaro ChavarriaDuke, Fall 2005 - Fall 2006 (Currently in Ph.D. program at Princeton)
  • Chris Waite-JonesUNC-Chapel Hill, Summer 2006 - Fall 2006
  • Meredith ReitzREU program, Summer 2006 at Duke
  • Troy MestlerDuke, Spring 2006 -April 2007 (Honor's thesis, Currently in Ph.D. program at Princeton)
  • Sebastian LiskaDuke, Summer 2006 - Fall 2007 (Honor's thesis with High Distinction, published in Phys.Rev. C75, 058201 (2007)) (Currently Ph.D. student at Caltech)
  • Pantana Tor-ngernDuke, Fall 2007 - 2008
  • Michelle DancsecsREU program, Summer 2007 at Duke
  • Danielle BennettREU program, Summer 2008 at Duke
  • Sarah ClairborneREU program, Summer 2009 at Duke
  • Nadira WilliamsREU program, Summer 2008 at Duke
  • Jessica DoehrmannREU program, Summer 2010 at Duke
  • Stephanie MahalchickREU program, Summer 2011 at Duke
  • William WeirDuke, Summer 2011
  • Anna Hughes REU program, Summer 2012 at Duke
  • Wolfe Greene REU program, Summer 2012 at Duke
  • Yusheng Huang Duke, 2012
  • Xiaqing Li Visiting student from Shandong University, August 2012 - July 2013 at Duke
  • Joseph Heideman, Class 2014, UNC-Chapel Hill, Jan 2013 - June 31, 2014