New limit on the permanent electric dipole moment of 199Hg

M. V. Romalis, W. C. Griffith, J. P. Jacobs, E. N. Fortson

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A new search for a permanent electric dipole moment (EDM) of the 199Hg atom was carried out. In particular, EDM was detected by measuring the Zeeman precession frequency of 199Hg nuclear spins (I = 1/2) in parallel electric and magnetic fields. As a result, new limits on ̄θQCD, quark chromo-EDMs, and CP violation in various extensions of the standard model were set.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2505-2508
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Mar 19 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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