Measurement of parity nonconservation in atoms

Carl E. Wieman, Sarah Gilbert, Charles Noecker, Pat Masterson, Carol Tanner, Chris Wood, Donghyun Cho, Michelle Stephens

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This paper is an introduction to the subject of parity nonconservation in atoms. It is intended for the student or scientist who is not familiar with the field. The Colorado cesium experiment is described in detail, and we have attempted to present many of the technical details and considerations that led to the find experimental design.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCollected Papers of Carl Wieman
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages80
ISBN (Electronic)9789812813787
ISBN (Print)9812704159, 9789812704153
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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