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PIs in our program

Name Institution Experiment Title
Professor Eric G. Adelberger
(website)
University of Washington Feasibility Study for a Space-Based Test of the Strong Equivalence Principle using Lunar Laser Ranging
Professor Guenter Ahlers
(website)
University of California, Santa Barbara The Superfluid Transition of 4He under Unusual Conditions
Professor Guenter Ahlers
(website)
University of California, Santa Barbara Boundary Effects on Transport Properties and Dynamic Finite-Size Scaling Near the Superfluid-Transition Line of 4He
Mikhail Anisimov
(website)
University of Maryland, College Park Experimental Investigation of Impurity Effects on the Two-Phase Isochoric Heat Capacity Near the 3He Critical Point
Dr. Martin B. Barmatz Jet Propulsion Laboratory Microgravity Test of Universality and Scaling Predictions Near the Liquid-Gas Critical Point of 3He
Dr. Martin B. Barmatz Jet Propulsion Laboratory Finite Size Scaling of the Isothermal Susceptibility Near the 3He Critical Point
Professor Carl A. Batt
(website)
Cornell University Biodegradable Polymers
Dr. Morris A. Benjaminson NSR-Touro College Applied Bioscience Research Consortium Gravity, Time Interactions and the Cycle of Life
Dr. Robert F. Berg
(website)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Critical Viscosity of Xenon 2 (CVX-2)
Professor David M. Ceperley
(website)
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Prediction of Macroscopic Properties of Liquid Helium from Computer Simulation
Professor Moses H.W. Chan
(website)
Pennsylvania State University Critical Casimir Forces
Michael S. Chapman
(website)
Georgia Institute of Technology All-optical Atomic Bose Condensates
Dr. Talso C. Chui Jet Propulsion Laboratory Heat Current, Q, Effects on the Superfluid Transition (QUEST)
Scott A. Diddams
(website)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Compact Femtosecond-Laser-Based Optical Synthesizers for Precision Measurements and Atomic Clocks in the Optical Domain
Professor Robert V. Duncan
(website)
University of New Mexico Critical Dynamics in Microgravity
Professor Richard A. Ferrell
(website)
University of Maryland, College Park Theory of Phase Transitions and Simulations in Superfluid Helium of Cosmological Phenomena
Professor Kurt Gibble
(website)
Penn State University Investigation of Future Microgravity Atomic Clocks
Professor David L. Goodstein
(website)
California Institute of Technology The CQ Experiment: Enhanced Heat Capacity of Superfluid Helium in a Heat Flux
Harvey Gould
(website)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Fesibility Study for an Electron Electric Dipole
Jens H. Gundlach
(website)
University of Washington Preparation for Space: Torsion Balances and Equivalence Principle Tests for NASA
Dr. Inseob Hahn Jet Propulsion Laboratory Measurement of the Coexistence Curve in 3He near the Liquid-Gas Critical Point in Microgravity
Dr. John L. Hall
(website)
University of Colorado, Boulder Fundamental Physics Using Frequency-Stabilized Lasers as Optical "Atomic Clocks"
Lene V. Hau
(website)
Harvard University Ultra-slow and Stopped Light in Microgravity
Dr. Daniel J. Heinzen
(website)
University of Texas, Austin Search for Time Reversal Symmetry Violation with Laser-Cooled Atoms
Murray J. Holland
(website)
University of Colorado, Boulder Generation of Fragile and Strongly Correlated Quantum States in Bose-Einstein Condensed Gases
Professor Tin-Lun (Jason) Ho Ohio State University Quantum Gases in Novel Environments: Optical Lattices and Rapidly Rotating Potentials
Dr. Leo W. Hollberg
(website)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Optical Frequency Standard for Space
Professor Randall G. Hulet
(website)
Rice University Superfluid Phase Transition in an Ultracold Fermi Gas
Deborah Jin
(website)
University of Colorado, Boulder A Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas of Atoms
Professor Juha Javanainen
(website)
University of Connecticut Quantum Optics Style Theory for Degenerate Bose and Fermi Gases
Dr. Mark A. Kasevich
(website)
Stanford University Atom Interferometer Test of the Equivalence Principle
Professor Wolfgang Ketterle
(website)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Towards Precision Experiments with Bose-Einstein Condensates II
Dr. Harry Kojima
(website)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Stress Driven Instability on Helium-4 Crystals
Professor V. Alan Kostelecky
(website)
Indiana University Theoretical Studies of Lorentz and CPT Symmetry
Alex Kuzmich
(website)
Georgia Institute of Technology Entangled Atomic Clock
Professor David P. Landau
(website)
University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. Computer Simulations of Confined Quantum Systems in Microgravity
Dr. Melora E. Larson Jet Propulsion Laboratory Experiments Along Coexistence near Tricriticality (EXACT)
Professor David M. Lee
(website)
Cornell University Studies of Atomic Free Radicals Stored in a Cryogenic Environment
Professor John A. Lipa
(website)
Stanford University Fundamental Physics Experiments With Superconducting Cavity - Stabilized Oscillators on Space Station (SUMO)
Professor John A. Lipa
(website)
Stanford University Universality Tests on DYNAMAX
Dr. Yuanming Liu Jet Propulsion Laboratory Effects of Heat Current on the Superfluid Transition in a Low-Gravity Simulator
Professor Efstratios Manousakis
(website)
Florida State University Predicting Static and Dynamic Critical Properties of Bulk and Confined Helium
Professor Humphrey J. Maris
(website)
Brown University Coalescence of Superfluid Helium Drops in a Microgravity Environment
Professor Pierre Meystre
(website)
University of Arizona Atom Optics in Controlled and Microgravity Environments
Professor Warren Nagourney
(website)
University of Washington Ultrahigh Resolution Optical Frequency Standards Using Trapped Atoms and Single Ions
Dr. Kenneth L. Nordtvedt Northwest Analysis Optimizing Science from a STEP Mission: Equivalence Principle Violating Multipole Moments of the Non-Spherical Earth and Mission Observation Schedules
Professor Douglas D. Osheroff
(website)
Stanford University Tests of Fundamental Physics through Studies of Superfluid Helium Three
Professor Richard E. Packard
(website)
University of California, Berkeley Development of High Sensitivity Sensors of Absolute Rotation Using Quantum Phase Coherence in Superfluid Helium
Professor Ho Jung Paik
(website)
University of Maryland Short-range Inverse-Square Law Experiment in Space (ISLES)
Professor Jeevak M. Parpia
(website)
Cornell University The Effect of Thermal History, Temperature Gradients, and Gravity on Capillary Condensation of Phase Separated Liquid 3He-4He Mixtures in Aerogel
Dr. William D. Phillips
(website)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Condensate Laboratory Aboard the Space Station (CLASS)
Professor Lois Pollack
(website)
Cornell Univeristy Microscale Mixer for Protein Folding
Dr. Adrian Ponce
(website)
California Institute of Technology Biomimetic Self-Assembly of Mesostructures in Microgravity: The Nature of the Capillary Bond
Nikolay V. Prokofiev
(website)
University of Massachusetts Monte Carlo Study of Superfluid Bosonic Systems
Robert D. Reasenberg Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory A Galilean Laboratory Test of the Equivalence Principle Leading to a Space Station Experiment
Steven L. Rolston
(website)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Quantum Transport in Optical Lattices
Michael Romalis
(website)
Princeton Univeristy Test of Lorentz and CPT Symmetry with an Ultra-sensitive Atomic Magnetometer
Dr. Irwin I. Shapiro
(website)
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Test of the Principle of Equivalence in an Einstein Elevator
Dr. Donald Sullivan
(website)
National Institute of Standards and Technology Primary Atomic Reference Clock in Space (PARCS)
Professor John E. Thomas
(website)
Duke University Quantum Coherence in Ultracold Fermionic Vapors
Slava G. Turyshev Jet Propulsion Laboratory Laser Astrometric Test of Relativity (LATOR) Mission Studies
Professor James M. Valles
(website)
Brown University Magnetic Field Gradient Levitation System for Physics and Biophysics
Professor Thad G. Walker
(website)
University of Wisconsin-Madison All-Optical High Density Cold Atom Sources
Dr. Ronald L. Walsworth
(website)
Smithsonian Institution, Astrophysical Observatory Probing Planck Scale Physics with a 21Ne/3He Zeeman Maser
Peter Weichman Alphatech, Inc. Theoretical Investigations of Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Superfluid Dynamics with Application to Future Ground-based and Microgravity Experiments
Gary Williams
(website)
University of California, Los Angeles Simultaneous Superfluid Density and Casimir Thinning Measurements in Thick Films of 4He Near the Lambda Point
James G. Williams Jet Propulsion Laboratory Improving Lunar Laser Ranging Tests of Gravitational Theory
Jun Ye
(website)
University of Colorado, Boulder Simultaneous Time Keeping and Laser Ranging with an Ultrastable Short Pulse Laser
Li You
(website)
Georgia Institute of Technology Theoretical Studies of the Generation, Detection and Applications of Massively Entangles States of Bose Condensed Atoms
Dr. Fang Zhong Jet Propulsion Laboratory AC Heat Capacity Measurement Using Gravity Cancellation Approach




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