Duncan Tate's Publications
(Updated 2/22/10)

Research Articles (Refereed)

D. B. Branden (`08), T. Juhasz (`02), T. Mahlokozera (`09), C. Vesa (`08), R. O. Wilson (`07), M. Zheng (`06), A. Kortyna and D. A. Tate, "Radiative lifetime measurements of rubidium Rydberg states", J. Phys. B, 43, 015002 (2010). Download here (arXiv)

Matthieu Viteau, Amodsen Chotia, Daniel Comparat, Duncan A. Tate, T. F. Gallagher and Pierre Pillet, "Melting a frozen Rydberg gas with an attractive potential," Phys. Rev. A, 78, 040704(R) (2008). Download here (arXiv)

D. A. Tate, "Comment on 'Measurement of the lifetimes of S and D states below n=31 using cold Rydberg gas,'" Phys. Rev. A, 75, 066502 (2007). Download here

R. M. Jennerich (`00), A. N. Keiser (`02), and D. A. Tate, "Hyperfine structure and isotope shifts in near-infrared transitions of atomic nitrogen," Eur. Phys. J. D, 40, 81 (2006). Download here

N. Vanhaecke, D. Comparat, D. A. Tate, and P. Pillet, "Ionization of Rydberg Atoms Embedded in an Ultra-Cold Plasma," Phys. Rev. A, 71, 013416 (2005). Download here (arXiv)

Wenhui Li, Michael W. Noel, Michael P. Robinson, Paul J. Tanner, Thomas F. Gallagher, Daniel Comparat, Bruno Laburthe Tolra, Nicolas Vanhaecke, Thibault Vogt, Nassim Zahzam, Pierre Pillet, and Duncan A. Tate, "Evolution dynamics of a dense frozen Rydberg gas to plasma," Phys. Rev. A, 70, 042713 (2004). Download here

R. M. Jennerich (`00) and D. A. Tate, "Hyperfine Structure Intervals and Isotope Shifts in the 2p3 3s 5S2 &rarr 2p3 3p 5PJ' Fine Structure Multiplet of Atomic Oxygen," Phys. Rev. A, 62, 042506 (2000). Download here

D. A. Tate and J. P. Walton (`98), Hyperfine Structure Intervals and Isotope Shifts in the 3p4 4s 4PJ &rarr 3p4 4p 4DJ' Fine Structure Multiplet of Atomic Chlorine by Diode Laser Spectroscopy," Phys. Rev. A, 59, 1170 (1999). Download here

D. A. Tate and T. F. Gallagher, "Multiphoton Ionization Dynamics of Barium Rydberg States in Intense Femtosecond Pulses," Phys. Rev. A, 58, 3058 (1998). Download here

D. A. Tate and D. N. Aturaliye (`95), "Hyperfine Structure Intervals and Absolute Frequency Measurement in the 2p4 3s 2PJ &rarr 2p4 3p 4DJ' Fine Structure Multiplet of Atomic Fluorine by Diode Laser Spectroscopy," Phys. Rev. A, 56, 1844 (1997). Download here

J.-M. Flaud, R. Großkloß, S. B. Rai, R. Stuber, W. Demtroder, D. A. Tate, L.-G. Wang and T. F. Gallagher, "Diode Laser Spectroscopy of H234S Around 0.82 μm," J. Mol. Spectrosc., 172, 275 (1995). Download here

T. S. Luk, D. A. Tate, K. Boyer and C. K. Rhodes, "Comparison of Kinetic Energy Distributions and Ionic Fragment Yields of CO2 and N2O Arising from Coulomb Explosions Induced by Multiphoton Ionization and Fast Ion Impact," Phys. Rev. A, 48, 1359 (1993). Download here

D. G. Papaioannou, D. A. Tate and T. F. Gallagher, "Electron Spectroscopy of Single and Double Multiphoton Ionization of Barium by Visible Picosecond Laser Radiation," J. Phys. B, 25, 2517 (1992). Download here

K. Boyer, A. B. Borisov, O. B. Shiryaev, D. A. Tate, B.E. Bouma, X. Shi, A. McPherson, T. S. Luk and C. K. Rhodes, "Method of Concentration of Power in Materials for X-Ray Amplification," Appl. Opt., 31, 3433 (1992). See abstract here Download photocopy here

D.A. Tate, D.G. Papaioannou and T.F. Gallagher, "Multiphoton Double Ionization of Barium With Intense Picosecond Pulses," J. Phys. B, 24, 1953 (1991). Download here

D.A. Tate, D.G. Papaioannou and T.F. Gallagher, "Phase-Sensitive Above-Threshold Ionization of Rydberg Atoms at 8 GHz," Phys. Rev. A, 42, 5703 (1990). Download here

M. G. Boshier, P. E. G. Baird, C. J. Foot, E. A. Hinds, M. D. Plimmer, D. N. Stacey, J. B. Swan, D. A. Tate, D. M. Warrington and G. K. Woodgate, "Laser Spectroscopy of the 1S-2S Transition in Hydrogen and Deuterium: Determination of the 1S Lamb Shift and the Rydberg Constant," Phys. Rev. A, 40, 6169 (1989). Download here

L-G. Wang, D. A. Tate, H. Riris and T. F. Gallagher, "High Sensitivity Frequency-Modulation Spectroscopy With a GaAlAs Diode Laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 6, 817 (1989). Download here

D. A. Tate, P. E. G. Baird, M. G. Boshier, E. A. Hinds, D. N. Stacey and G. K. Woodgate, "Fine Structure and Isotope Shift of Tritium in the Balmer - Alpha Transition," J. Phys. B, 21, 421 (1988). Download here

M. G. Boshier, P. E. G. Baird, C. J. Foot, E. A. Hinds, M. D. Plimmer, D. N. Stacey, J. B. Swan, D. A. Tate, D. M. Warrington and G. K. Woodgate, "Precision Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Deuterium," Nature, 330, 463 (1987). Download here



Conference Proceedings (Not Refereed)

P. Pillet, T. Vogt, M. Viteau, A. Chotia, J. Zhao, D. Comparat, T. F. Gallagher, D. Tate, A. GaŽtan, Y. Miroshnychenko, T. Wilk, A. Browaeys, and P. Grangier, "Controllable Interactions between Rydberg Atoms and Ultracold Plasmas", XXVI International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, published in Journal of Physics: Conference Series 194, 012066 (IOP Publishing, Bristol UK, 2009). Download here

R. O. Wilson (`07) and D.A. Tate, "External Control of Electron Temperature in Ultra-Cold Plasmas," Proceedings of the National Society of Black Physicists: 2007 Joint Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists, (American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 991, AIP, New York, NY, 2008), p. 47, edited by H. M. Oluseyi. Download preprint here

D.A. Tate, L.-G. Wang and T.F. Gallagher, "High Sensitivity Near-Infrared Diode Laser Spectroscopy of Hydrogen Sulfide," Laser Spectroscopy: XIth International Conference, (American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 290, AIP, New York, NY, 1993), p. 134, edited by L. Bloomfield, T. Gallagher and D. Larson.

A. Zigler, P.G. Burkhalter, D.J. Nagel, J.C. Solem, K. Boyer, T.S. Luk, A. McPherson, D.A. Tate, and C.K. Rhodes, "Studies of Plasmas Excited by Intense Subpicosecond Radiation for X-Ray Generation," published in Proceedings of the 36th Annual International Symposium on Optical Applied Science and Engineering (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, WA, 1991), SPIE Volume 1551, 186 (1991).

T.S. Luk, D.A. Tate, A. McPherson, K. Boyer and C.K. Rhodes, "Excitation of Molecules and Solids With Intense Subpicosecond Ultraviolet Radiation," published in Coherence Phenomena in Atoms and Molecules in Laser Fields, (Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, 1991), edited by N. Bandrauk and S. Wallace (NATO ARW series).

T.S. Luk, A. McPherson, D.A. Tate, K. Boyer C.K. Rhodes, V.L. Jacobs, P.G. Burkhalter, A. Zigler, D.A. Newman and D.J. Nagel, "X-Ray Spectral Determination of Electron Density in Dense Laser Excited Targets," published in Short Wavelength Coherent Radiation: Generation and Application, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1991), edited by P. Bucksbaum and N. Ceglio.

T.S. Luk, A. McPherson, D.A. Tate, K. Boyer and C.K. Rhodes, "Subpicosecond Studies of Molecules and Solids," published in Short-Wavelength Coherent Radiation: Generation and Application, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1991), edited by P. Bucksbaum and N. Ceglio.

E.A. Hinds, M.G. Boshier, P.E.G. Baird, C.J. Foot, M.D. Plimmer, D.N. Stacey, D.A. Tate, G.K. Woodgate, J.B. Swan and D.M. Warrington, "High Precision CW Laser Measurement of the 1S-2S Interval in Atomic Hydrogen and Deuterium," Advances in Laser Science III: Third International Laser Science Conference, (American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 172, AIP, New York, NY, 1988), p. 319.

M.G. Boshier, P.E.G. Baird, C.J. Foot, E.A. Hinds, M.D. Plimmer, D.N. Stacey, J.B. Swan, D.A. Tate, D.M. Warrington and G.K. Woodgate, "Precision CW Laser Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Deuterium," Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy, (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1987), p. 18, edited by W. Persson and S. Svanberg.