William Happer


Department of Physics
Princeton University
E-mail: happer@princeton.edu

Fields of interest: 

Atomic, Molecular and optical physics, Climate physics, Nuclear physics


Recent publications:

B. Patton, K. Ishikawa, Y.-Y. Jauand W. Happer:
Intrinsic Impurities in Glass Alkali-Vapor Cells,
Phys. Rev.Letters 99, 027601 (2007).

Y.-Y. Jauand W. Happer:
Push-pull Laser-Atomic Oscillator,
Phys. Rev. Letters, 99, 223001 (2007).

F. Gong Y.-Y. Jauand W. Happer:
Nonlinear Pressure Shifts of Alkali-Metal Atoms in Inert Gases,
Phys. Rev.Letters, 100, 233002 (2007).

J. Ma, A. Kishinevski, Y.-Y. Jau, C. Reuter and W. Happer:
Modification of glass cell walls by rubidium vapor,
Phys. Rev. A, 79, (2009), 042905

B. H. McGuye, Y.-Y. Jau and W. Happer:
Simple Method of Light-Shift Suppression in Optical Pumping Systems,
Applied Physics Letters 94, (2009), 251l10.

W. Happer, T. G. Walker and Y.-Y. Jau:
Optically Pumped Atoms,
Wiley-VCH GmbH Verlag, Weinheim (2010).

T. Xia, S. W. Morgan, Y.-Y. Jau and W. Happer:
Polarization and Hyperfine Transitions of Metastable 129Xe in Discharge Cells,
Phys. Rev. A, 81, (2010), 033419.

S. W. Morgan and W. Happer:
Optically Pumped Atoms with Velocity- and Spin-Changing Collisions at Low Gas Pressure,
Phys. Rev. A, 81, (2010), 042703.

N. Kostinski, B. Olsen, B. Marsland B. McGuyer and W. Happer,
Temperature-insensitive laser frequency locking near absorption lines,
Rev. Sci. Instr. 82, (2011) 033114

I. Ishikawa, B. Patton, B.A. Olsen, Y.-Y. Jau and W. Happer,
Transfer of spin angular momentum from Cs vapour to nearby Cs salts through laser induced spin currents,
Phys. Rev. A, 83, (2011), 063410.