Publications

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Sympathetic cooling and slowing of molecules with Rydberg atoms
C. Zhang, S. T. Rittenhouse, T. V. Tscherbul, H. R. Sadeghpour, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. Lett. 132, 033001 (2024) 

Quantum Control of Trapped Polyatomic Molecules for eEDM Searches
L. Anderegg, N. B. Vilas, C. Hallas, P. Robichaud, A. Jadbabaie, J. M. Doyle, N. R. Hutzler
Science 382, 665 (2023)

Quantum-Enhanced Metrology for Molecular Symmetry Violation using Decoherence-Free Subspaces
C. Zhang, P. Yu, A. Jadbabaie, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. Lett. 131, 193602 (2023)
Featured in Caltech News

Engineering field-insensitive molecular clock transitions for symmetry violation searches
Y. Takahashi, C. Zhang, A. Jadbabaie, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. Lett. 131, 183003 (2023)
Featured in Physics Magazine and Chemistry World

CP-violation sensitivity of closed-shell radium-containing polyatomic molecular ions
K. Gaul, N. R. Hutzler, P. Yu, A. M. Jayich, M. Iliaš, A. Borschevsky
arXiv:2312.11687 (2023) Submitted

Relativistic coupled-cluster calculations of RaOH pertinent to spectroscopic detection and laser cooling
C. Zhang,   P. Yu, C. J. Conn, N. R. Hutzler,  L. Cheng
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 25, 32613 (2023)

Electroweak Nuclear Properties from Single Molecular Ions in a Penning Trap
J. Karthein, S.-M. Udrescu, S. B. Moroch, I. Belosevic, K. Blaum, A. Borschevsky, Y. Chamorro, D. DeMille, J. Dilling, R. F. Garcia Ruiz, N. R. Hutzler, L. F. Pašteka, R. Ringle
arXiv:2310.11192 (2023) Submitted

Searching for axion forces with spin precession in atoms and molecules
P. Agrawal, N. R. Hutzler, D. E. Kaplan, S. Rajendran, M. Reig
arXiv: 2309.10023 (2023) Submitted

Intensity-borrowing mechanisms pertinent to laser cooling of linear polyatomic molecules
C. Zhang, N. R. Hutzler, L. Cheng
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 19, 4136 (2023)

Optical cycling in polyatomic molecules with complex hyperfine structure
Y. Zeng, A. Jadbabaie, A. N. Patel, P. Yu, T. C. Steimle, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. A 108, 012813 (2023) 

Direct measurement of high-lying vibrational repumping transitions for molecular laser cooling
N. H. Pilgram, A. Jadbabaie, C. J. Conn, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. A 107, 062805 (2023) [Editor's Suggestion]

Nonresonant cavity for multipass laser intensity buildup
Y. Zeng and N. R. Hutzler
Applied Optics 62, 3574 (2023)

Characterizing the Fundamental Bending Vibration of a Linear Polyatomic Molecule for Symmetry Violation Searches
A. Jadbabaie, Y. Takahashi, N. H. Pilgram, C. J. Conn, Y. Zeng, C. Zhang, N. R. Hutzler
New J. Phys. 25, 073014 (2023)

Fundamental Symmetries, Neutrons, and Neutrinos (FSNN): Whitepaper for the 2023 NSAC Long Range Plan
B. Acharya et al., arXiv:2304.03451 (2023)

Opportunities for Fundamental Physics Research with Radioactive Molecules
G. Arrowsmith-Kron et al., arXiv:2302.02165 (2023) Submitted

Multivalent optical cycling centers: towards control of polyatomics with multi-electron degrees of freedom
P. Yu, A. Lopez, W. A. Goddard III, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 25, 154 (2023)

Molecular enhancement factors for P, T-violating eEDM in BaCH3 and YbCH3 symmetric top molecules
Y. Chamorro, A. Borschevsky, E. Eliav, S. Hoekstra, N. R. Hutzler, L. F. Pašteka
Phys. Rev. A 106, 052811 (2022)

Snowmass 2021 Topical Group Report: Fundamental Physics in Small Experiments
T. Blum, P. Winter, T. Bhattacharya, T.Y. Chen, V. Cirigliano, D. DeMille, A. Gerarci, N.R. Hutzler, T.M. Ito, O. Kim, R. Lehnert, W.M. Morse, Y.K. Semertzidis
arXiv:2209.08041 (2022)

Snowmass 2021 White Paper: Electric dipole moments and the search for new physics
R. Alarcon et al, arXiv:2203.08103 (2022)

Snowmass 2021 White Paper: Quantum Sensors for HEP Science - Interferometers, Mechanics, Traps, and Clocks
D. Carney, T. Cecil, J. Ellis, R.F. Garcia Ruiz, A. A. Geraci, D. Hanneke, J. Hogan, N. R. Hutzler, A. Jayich, S. Kolkowitz, G. W. Morley, H. Muller, Z. Pagel, C. Panda, M. S. Safronova
arXiv:2203.07250 (2022)

Fine and hyperfine interactions in 171YbOH and 173YbOH
N. H. Pilgram, A. Jadbabaie, Y. Zeng, N. R. Hutzler, T. C. Steimle
J. Chem Phys. 154, 244309 (2021)

Suppression of the optical crosstalk in a multi-channel silicon photomultiplier array
T. Masuda, D. G. Ang, N. R. Hutzler, C. Meisenhelder, N. Sasao, S. Uetake, X. Wu, D. DeMille, G. Gabrielse, J. M. Doyle, K. Yoshimura
Optics Express 29, 16914 (2021)

Probing Fundamental Symmetries of Deformed Nuclei in Symmetric Top Molecules
P. Yu, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 023003 (2021) [Editor's Suggestion]
Viewpoint: Designer Molecules for Fundamental-Symmetry Tests, R. F. Garcia Ruiz
Discussion: Radioactive Molecules May Help Solve Mystery of Missing Antimatter

Study of electronic structure of ytterbium monohydroxide molecule to search for axionlike particles
D. E. Maison, V. V. Flambaum, N. R. Hutzler, L. V. Skripnikov
Phys. Rev. A 103, 022813 (2021)

Study of HgOH to Assess Its Suitability for Electron Electric Dipole Moment Searches
R. Mitra, V. S. Prasannaa, B. K. Sahoo, N, R. Hutzler, M. Abe, B. P. Das
Atoms 9, 7 (2021)

Simulation of Cryogenic Buffer Gas Beams
Y. Takahashi, D. Shlivko, G. Woolls, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. Research 3, 023018 (2021)

Polyatomic Molecules as Quantum Sensors for Fundamental Physics
N. R. Hutzler
Quantum Science and Technology 5, 044011 (2020)

Enhanced Molecular Yield from a Cryogenic Buffer Gas Beam Source via Excited State Chemistry
A. Jadbabaie, N. H. Pilgram, J. Kłos, S. Kotochigova, N. R. Hutzler
New J. Phys. 22, 022002 (2020)
Featured in Physics World 

Enhanced P,T-violating nuclear magnetic quadrupole moment effects in laser-coolable molecules
M. Denis, Y. Hao, E. Eliav, N. R. Hutzler, M. K. Nayak, R. G. E. Timmermans, A. Borschesvky
J. Chem. Phys. 152, 084303 (2020)

Snowmass 2021 LOI: Searches for new sources of CP violation using molecules as quantum sensors
N. R. Hutzler, A. Borschevsky, D. Budker, D. DeMille, V. V. Flambaum, G. Gabrielse, R. F. Garcia Ruiz, A. M. Jayich, L. A. Orozco, M. Ramsey-Musolf, M. Reece, M. S. Safronova, J. T. Singh, M. R. Tarbutt, T. Zelevinsky
arXiv:2010.08709 (2020)

Viewpoint: A New Way to Laser-Cool Molecules
N. R. Hutzler
Physics 13, 8 (2020)

Hypermetallic Polar Molecules for Precision Measurements
M. J. O'Rourke, N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. A 100, 022502 (2019) [Editor's Suggestion]

Chi-squared Test for Binned, Gaussian Samples
N. R. Hutzler
Metrologia 56, 055007 (2019)

Report: New Technologies for Discovery
A report of the 2018 DPF Coordinating Panel for Advanced Detectors (CPAD) Community Workshop
Z. Ahmed et al., arXiv:1908.00194 (2019)

The pure rotational spectrum of YbOH
S. Nakhate, T. C. Steimle, N. H. Pilgram, N. R. Hutzler
Chem. Phys. Lett. 715, 105 (2019)

Shaped nozzles for cryogenic buffer gas beam sources
D. Xiao, D. M. Lancaster, C. H. Allen, M. J. Taylor, T. A. Lancaster, G. Shaw, N. R. Hutzler, J. D. Weinstein
Phys. Rev. A 99, 013603 (2019)

Enhancement factor for the electric dipole moment of the electron in the BaOH and YbOH molecules
M. Denis, P. A. B. Haase, R. G. E. Timmermans, E. Eliav, N. R. Hutzler, and A. Borschevsky
Phys. Rev. A 99, 042512 (2019)

Improved limit on the electric dipole moment of the electron
ACME Collaboration:  V. Andreev, D. G. Ang, D. DeMille, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, J. Haefner, N. R. Hutzler, Z. Lasner, C. Meisenhelder, B. R. O’Leary, C. D. Panda, A. D. West, E. P. West, X. Wu
Nature 562, 355 (2018)

Building one molecule from a reservoir of two atoms
L. R. Liu, J. D. Hood, Y. Yu, J. T. Zhang, N. R. Hutzler, T. Rosenband, K.-K. Ni
Science 360, 900 (2018)

Motional Ground State Cooling Outside the Lamb-Dicke Regime
Y. Yu, N. R. Hutzler, J. T. Zhang, L. R. Liu, T. Rosenband, K.-K.Ni
Phys. Rev. A 97, 063423 (2018)

Precision Measurement of Time-Reversal Symmetry Violation with Laser-Cooled Polyatomic Molecules
I. Kozyryev and N. R. Hutzler
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 133002 (2017)

Radio Frequency Magneto-Optical Trapping of CaF with High Density
L. Anderegg, B. Augenbraun, E. Chae, B. Hemmerling, N. R. Hutzler, A. Ravi, A. Collopy, J. Ye, W. Ketterle, J. M. Doyle
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 103201 (2017)

Viewpoint: Trapped Ions Test Fundamental Particle Physics
N. R. Hutzler
Physics 10, 111 (2017)

Ultracold Molecular Assembly
L. R. Liu, J. T. Zhang, Y. Yu, N. R. Hutzler, Y. Liu, T. Rosenband, K.-K. Ni
arXiv:1701.03121 (2017)

Methods, Analysis, and the Treatment of Systematics for the Electron Electric Dipole Moment Limit in Thorium Monoxide
ACME Collaboration: J. Baron, W. C. Campbell, D. DeMille, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, Y. V. Gurevich, P. W. Hess, N. R. Hutzler, E. Kirilov, I. Kozyryev, B. R. O'Leary, M. F. Parsons, C. D. Panda, E. S. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha, A. D. West
New J. Phys. 19 073029 (2017)

One-dimensional magneto-optical compression of a cold CaF molecular beam
E. Chae, L. Anderegg, B. L. Augenbraun, A. Ravi, B. Hemmerling, N. R. Hutzler, A. L. Collopy, J. Ye, W. Ketterle, J. M. Doyle
New J. Phys. 19, 033035 (2017)

Perspective: Sweeping molecules with light
N. R. Hutzler
New J. Phys. 19, 031001 (2017)

Eliminating light shifts for single atom trapping
N. R. Hutzler, L. R. Liu, Y. Yu, K.-K Ni
New J. Phys. 19, 23007 (2017)

A low-temperature external cavity diode laser for broad wavelength tuning
W. G. Tobias, J. S. Rosenberg, N. R. Hutzler, K.-K. Ni
Rev. Sci. Instr. 87, 113104 (2016)

Laser slowing of CaF molecules to near the capture velocity of a molecular MOT
B. Hemmerling, E. Chae, A. Ravi, L. Anderegg, G. K. Drayna, N. R. Hutzler, A. L. Collopy, J. Ye, W. Ketterle, J. M. Doyle
J. Phys. B 49, 174001 (2016) 

Thesis: A New Limit on the Electron Electric Dipole Moment
N. R. Hutzler
Harvard University Physics Department, 2014
Advisor: John M. Doyle

Order of Magnitude Smaller Limit on the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron
ACME Collaboration: J. Baron, W. C. Campbell, D. DeMille, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, Y. V. Gurevich, P. W. Hess, N. R. Hutzler, E. Kirilov, I. Kozyryev, B. R. O'Leary, M. F. Parsons, C. D. Panda, E. S. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha, A. D. West
Science 343, 269-272 (2014)

Zeeman interaction in ThO H3Δ1 for the electron electric-dipole-moment search
A. N. Petrov, L. V. Skripnikov, A. V. Titov, N. R. Hutzler, P. W. Hess, B. R. O’Leary, B. Spaun, D. DeMille, G. Gabrielse, J. M. Doyle
Phys. Rev. A 89, 062505 (2014)

Shot-noise-limited spin measurements in a pulsed molecular beam
E. Kirilov, W. C. Campbell, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, Y. V. Gurevich, P. W. Hess, N. R. Hutzler, B. R. O’Leary, E. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha, D. DeMille
Phys. Rev. A 88, 013844 (2013)

Advanced cold molecule electron EDM
ACME Collaboration: W. C. Campbell, C. Chan, D. Demille, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, Y. V Gurevich, P. W. Hess, N. R. Hutzler, E. Kirilov, B. O. Leary, E. S. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha
EPJ Web of Conferences 57, 02004 (2013)

The buffer gas beam: an intense, cold, and slow source for atoms and molecules
N. R. Hutzler, H.-I. Lu, J. M. Doyle
Chemical Reviews 112, 4803 (2012)

A cryogenic beam of refractory, chemically reactive molecules with expansion cooling
N. R. Hutzler, M. F. Parsons, Y. V Gurevich, P. W. Hess, E. Petrik, B. Spaun, A. C. Vutha, D. DeMille, G. Gabrielse, J. M. Doyle
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 18976 (2011)

Magnetic and electric dipole moments of the H3Δ1 state in ThO
A. Vutha, B. Spaun, Y. Gurevich, N. R. Hutzler, E. Kirilov, J. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, D. DeMille
Phys. Rev. A 84, 034502 (2011).

Search for the electric dipole moment of the electron with thorium monoxide
A. C. Vutha, W. C. Campbell, Y. V Gurevich, N. R. Hutzler, M. Parsons, D. Patterson, E. Petrik, B. Spaun, J. M. Doyle, G. Gabrielse, D. DeMille
J. Phys. B 43, 74007 (2010)

Low temperature, high frequency permeability of Metglas 2714A and its potential for use as a core material for EMI filters
N. R. Hutzler, K. I. Penanen, T. C. P. Chui
Cryogenics 47, 279 (2007)
[Featured in the Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal, v5 #1]


Theses and Dissertations

Measuring Fundamental Symmetry Violation in Polyatomic Molecules
Arian Jadbabaie, PhD, 2023

Production and Characterization of Ytterbium Monohydroxide (YbOH) for Next-Generation Parity and Time-Reversal Violating Physics Searches
Nickolas Pilgram, PhD, 2022

Other documents

Charcoal as a Helium Cryopump
Document that Nick H wrote up in graduate school about charcoal "sorbs" for cryopumping helium in buffer gas sources.  Very exciting stuff!