Parity-Nonconserving Optical Rotation at 876 nm in Bismuth

Macpherson, M.J. ; Stacey, D.N. ; Baird, P.E.G. ; et al.
Europhys.Lett. 4 (1987) 811-816, 1987.
Inspire Record 1408819 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70515

We have measured parity-nonconserving optical rotation in the vicinity of the M1 absorption transition at 876 nm in bismuth. The result, R = Im(E1PNC/M1) = (-10.0 ± 1.0) centerdot 10-8, is in agreement with calculations based on the standard model of the electroweak interaction. The predicted form of the PNC rotation spectrum has been verified to high accuracy.

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No description provided.


Measurement of optical activity of bismuth vapor

Barko, L.M. ; Zolotarev, M.S ;
JETP Lett. 28 (1978) 503, 1978.
Inspire Record 1408596 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70464
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OPTICAL ROTATION ANGLE DUE TO PARITY NONCONSERVING INTERACTIONS.


Measurement of parity non-conserving optical rotation in the 648 nm transition in atomic bismuth

Taylor, J.D. ; Baird, P.E.G. ; Hunt, R.G. ; et al.
J.Phys. B20 (1987) 5423-5442, 1987.
Inspire Record 1393361 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.38568

Parity non-conserving (PNC) optical rotation has been measured by laser polarimetry in the 648 nm magnetic dipole transition (6p$^{3}J$=$\frac{3}{2}\rightarrow$6p$^{3}J'=\frac{5}{2}$) in atomic bismuth. The experiment involves finding the small differences in rotation between selected frequency points in the vicinity of the F = 6 $\rightarrow$ F' = 7 hyperfine component. Faraday rotation, which can be distinguished from PNC rotation by its wavelength dependence, is used in locking the laser frequency and calibrating the PNC' effect. Results obtained over a six-year period are summarised; a detailed discussion of error sources and associated tests is given. The final result for the PNC parameter of the 648 nm transition is R = (-9.3 $\pm$ 1.4)X10$^{-8}$. This is in agreement with the measurements of Birich et a/ but not with those of Barkov and Zolotorev. It is also consistent with the standard model of the electroweak interaction, but the uncertainty in the atomic theory is now the limiting factor in the comparison.

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Axis error includes +- 0.0/0.0 contribution (?////).

Axis error includes +- 0.0/0.0 contribution (?////).


Search for Parity Nonconservation in Atomic Bismuth

Soreide, D.C. ; Roberts, D.E. ; Lindahl, E.G. ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 36 (1976) 352-355, 1976.
Inspire Record 112866 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.21089

In a search for optical rotation near the 8755-Å magnetic-dipole absorption line in atomic Bi, our first results set an upper limit F<10−6 on a parity nonconserving amplitude associated with the line. This limit improves upon earlier parity tests in atoms by three orders of magnitude. Further improvement of at least another order of magnitude appears possible by this method which should then provide an exacting test of parity conservation in the neutral weak-current interaction in atoms.

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No description provided.


Observation of Nonconservation of Parity in Atomic Transitions

Barkov, L.M. ; Zolotorev, M.S. ;
JETP Lett. 27 (1978) 357, 1978.
Inspire Record 129724 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.39779
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OPTICAL ROTATION ANGLE DUE TO PARITY NONCONSERVING INTERACTIONS.


Search for parity noncoserving optical rotation in atomic bismuth

Baird, P.E.G ; Brimicombe, S.M. ; Hunt, R.G. ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 39 (1977) 798-801, 1977.
Inspire Record 128257 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.20929

We report the results of a laser experiment to search for the parity-nonconserving optical rotation in atomic bismuth. We work at wavelengths close to the 648-nm J=32 — J=52 M1 transition from the ground state. We find R=Im(E1M1)=(+2.7±4.7)×10−8, in disagreement with the theoretical value R=−30×10−8 predicted for this transition on the basis of the Weinberg-Salam model of the weak interactions combined with relativistic central-field atomic theory.

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No description provided.


Upper limit on parity nonconserving optical rotation in atomic bismuth

Lewis, L.L. ; Hollister, J.H. ; Soreide, D.C. ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 39 (1977) 795-798, 1977.
Inspire Record 128258 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.20948

We have searched for optical rotation near the 8757-Å magnetic-dipole absorption line in atomic bismuth vapor. The experiment is sensitive to parity nonconservation in the weak neutral-current interaction between electrons and nucleons in atoms. We find R≡Im(E1M1)=(−0.7±3.2)×10−8, which is considerably smaller than the value R=−2.5×10−7 obtained by central-field calculations for this bismuth line using the Weinberg-Salam theory of neutral currents.

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No description provided.


NONCONSERVATION OF PARITY IN ATOMIC BISMUTH

Birich, G.N. ; Bogdanov, Yu.V. ; Kanorsky, S.I. ; et al.
Sov.Phys.JETP 60 (1984) 442-449, 1984.
Inspire Record 221351 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.16986
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No description provided.


PARITY NONCONSERVATION IN BISMUTH ATOMS AND NEUTRAL WEAK INTERACTION CURRENTS

Barkov, L.M. ; Zolotorev, M.S. ;
Sov.Phys.JETP 52 (1980) 360-369, 1980.
Inspire Record 161102 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.27324
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Average value of all Novosibirsk measurements is presented.


Measurement of Parity Nonconservation in Atomic Bismuth

Hollister, J.H. ; Apperson, G.R. ; Lewis, L.L. ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 46 (1981) 643-646, 1981.
Inspire Record 942914 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.20642

Parity-nonconserving optical rotation has been observed and measured on the 8757-ÅA magnetic-dipole absorption line in atomic bismuth vapor. The result, R≡Im(E1M1)=(−10.4±1.7)×10−8, is of the approximate size calculated with use of the Weinberg-Salam theory of the weak neutral-current interaction with sin2θW=0.23.

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Axis error includes +- 0.0/0.0 contribution (?////NOT GIVEN).