George Mason University

Magnetic Resonance Laboratory

Magnetic Resonance Laboratory


Presentations

Invited talks and other oral presentations

  • K.L. Sauer, D.W. Prescott, N. Dural, M.V. Romalis, RF detection with and electron polarization in an optically pumped multi-pass magnetometer, selected talk for APS April Meeting 2015.
  • K.L. Sauer, From cross-relaxation with xenon to cross-relaxation with nitrogen, invited talk for William Happer Symposium, Princeton University, September 26, 2014.
  • K.L. Sauer, Training spin for substance detection, Berkeley Physics Colloquium, University of California at Berkeley, October 8, 2012.
  • M.W. Malone and K.L. Sauer, Investigating homonuclear broadening in NQR with Carr-Purcell Meiboom-Gill performed on p-chloroaniline, invited talk for NATO ARW Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Detection of Explosives and Illicit Materials, Izmir, Turkey, September 2-6, 2012.
  • M.W. Malone and K.L. Sauer, Homonuclear dipolar coupling and CPMG spin-echoes in NQR, selected talk for Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Detection of Explosives and Illicit Substances, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2011.
  • K.L. Sauer, Alternative sources of magnetization, invited talk for the Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar of George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, October 2011.
  • K.L. Sauer, Exploiting alternative sources of magnetization, invited talkfor the Physics Colloquium of Amherst College, Amherst, MA, October 2010.
  • K.L. Sauer, Ultra-sensitive atomic magnetometry and NMR echo trains, invited talkfor: Physics Colloquium at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas October 2009. Physics Colloquium at William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 2010.
  • K.L. Sauer, Bringing NQR echoes into focus, invited talkfor Physics Colloquium at Princeton University, Feb. 2009.
  • O. Alem, M.V. Romalis, K.L. Sauer, Spin-damping in an RF atomic magnetometer,selected talk for the 40th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Charlottesville, Virginia, May 2009.
  • K.L. Sauer, The many faces of double resonance: from nuclear cross relaxation to RF magnetometery in explosives detection, invited talkat the EUROMAR Magnetic Resonance Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2008.
  • K. L. Sauer, S-K Lee, S. Seltzer, M.V. Romalis, and O. Alem, Detecting explosives with an NQR-integrated magnetometer, invited talk for Gordon Research Conference on Detecting Illicit Substances: Explosives & Drugs, Big Sky, Montana, Sept. 2007.
  • K.L. Sauer, Detection of explosives using nuclear quadrupole resonance, invited talk for the APS Mid-Atlantic Senior Physicist Group, American Center for Physics, Maryland, March 2007.
  • K.L. Sauer, Detecting NQR signals with a radio-frequency magnetometer, invited talk for the National Institute of Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, October 2006.
  • K.L. Sauer, Improving Sensitivity in Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance, invited talk for the Physics Colloquium of Bryn Mawr College, October 2006, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, October 2006.
  • K.L. Sauer, Advances in Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance, invited talk for the Physics Colloquium of the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, September 2006.
  • K.L. Sauer, Nuclear quadrupole resonance: the poor cousin makes good, invited talk for Atomic, Molecular, and Optical science seminar at University of California, Berkeley, California, March 2006.
  • K.L. Sauer, Pushing low-field magnetic resonance to the limit, invited talk for Colloquium of the Laboratory for Computer Design of Materials at George Mason University School of Computational Sciences, Fairfax, Virginia, September 2005.
  • K.L. Sauer, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance-Based Quantum Computing, invited talk for the Philosophical Society of Washington, Cosmos Club, 2170 Florida Ave., Washington, D.C., April 2005.
  • D.W. Prescott, O. Olmedo, and K.L. Sauer, Low-field Approach to Double Resonance in NQR, selected talk for the 46th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, April 2005.
  • K.L. Sauer, Improvements to Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance for the Detection of Explosives, invited talk for the Washington Area NMR Group, National Institute of Health, Washington, D.C., February 2005.
  • K.L. Sauer, Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance and the Detection of Explosives, invited talk for Chemistry Colloquium at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, March 2003.
  • K.L. Sauer, B.H. Suits, A.N. Garroway, and J.B. Miller, Secondary echoes in three-frequency nuclear quadrupole resonance of spin-1 nuclei, selected talk for the 44th ENC Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Savannah, Georgia, April 2003.
  • K.L. Sauer, B.H. Suits, A.N. Garroway, and J.B. Miller, Three-frequency nuclear quadrupole resonance of 14N, selected talk for NMR Symposia of the 43rd Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Denver, Colorado, August 2001.
  • K.L. Sauer, Three-frequency nuclear quadrupole resonance of 14N, invited talk for Physics Laboratory Seminar at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, May 2001.
  • K.L. Sauer, R.J. Fitzgerald, and W. Happer, Laser-polarized liquid xenon, invited talk for the 40th ENC Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 1999.
  • K. Sauer, R.J. Fitzgerald, and W. Happer, Laser-polarized liquid xenon, talk for the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 1998.
  • K. Sauer, B. Driehuys, and W. Happer, Spin polarization of laser-polarized 129Xe on silicone surfaces, talk for the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 1996.

Poster presentations

  • R.J. Cooper D.W. Prescott, P. Matz, and K.L. Sauer, Unshielded RFIM and NQR detection of explosives, Poster presentation at Provost's Multidisciplinary Security Symposium, George Mason University, February 2016.
  • D.A. Keder D.W. Prescott, A.W. Conovaloff, K.L. Sauer, Unshielded Radio-Frequency Magnetometer, poster for 24th International Conference on Atomic Physics, August 2014.
  • G. Suemith, A.W. Conovaloff, and K. L. Sauer, Conversion of an Atomic Magnetometer to an Atomic Gradiometer, poster for 2012 Quadrennial Physics Congress, Orlando, FL, November 2012.
  • M.W. Malone and K.L. Sauer, Detecting and characterizing illicit substances with NQR spin-locking schemes, poster for the Gordon Conference on Detecting Illicit Substances: Explosives & Drugs, Lucca, Italy, June 2011.
  • C.A. Klug, K.L. Sauer, J.B. Miller, and J.P. Yesinowski, Optical enhancement of NMR sensitivity, poster for the 2011 Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, June 2011.
  • C.A. Klug, K.L. Sauer, J.B. Miller, and J.P. Yesinowski, NMR studies of enhanced nuclear polarization in InP, poster for the 52nd Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, August 2010.
  • O. Alem, M.V. Romalis, KL Sauer, Production of sub-shot noise light via spin-damping in an RF atomic magnetometer, poster for the 41st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Houston, Texas, May 2010.
  • D.W. Prescott and K.L. Sauer, Rabi double resonance in explosives, poster for the 51st Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Daytona, Florida, April 2010.
  • D.W. Prescott and K.L. Sauer, Increasing cross-relaxation between spin-1/2 and spin-1 nuclei through a novel double resonance technique at low magnetic fields, poster for the 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, June 2009.
  • M. Malone and K.L. Sauer, Effects of off-resonance pulses on spin-1 NQR signals in spin-lock spin-echo sequences, poster for 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, June 2009.
  • C.A. Klug and K.L. Sauer, Nuclear quadrupole resonance nutation for the case of degenerate energy levels: Spin 1 and h =1, poster for 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, June 2009.
  • D. W. Prescott, J. B. Miller, C. Tourigny, and K. L. Sauer, NQR single pulse echoes, poster for the 49th Experimental NMR conference, Asilomar, California, March 2008.
  • K.L. Sauer, O. Alem, C.A. Klug, S-K. Lee, E. Lippert, M.V. Romalis, S.J. Seltzer, Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance: Innovations in Excitation and Detection, poster for the Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance, Biddeford, Maine, June 2007.
  • D. W. Prescott and K. L. Sauer, Nuclear Quadrupole Double Resonance Scheme to Improve the SNR from Ammonium Nitrate, poster for 6th Conference on Field Cycling NMR Relaxometry, Turin (Italy), May 2007.
  • D. W. Prescott and K. L. Sauer, Nuclear Quadrupole Double Resonance Scheme to Improve the SNR from Ammonium Nitrate, poster for the 48th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Daytona Beach, Florida, April 2007.
  • K.L. Sauer and J.B. Miller, One-pulse echo of spin-1 Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance, poster for the 47th Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Denver, Colorado, August 2005.
  • K. Thurber, K. L. Sauer, M. L. Buess, C.A. Klug, and J.B. Miller, Increasing 14N NQR signal by 1H-14N level crossing with small magnetic fields, poster for Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance, Connecticut College, New London, CT. June 2005.
  • C.A. Klug, K.L. Sauer, and J.B. Miller, Understanding Multiple-Pulse NQR Signals from First Principles, poster for the 46th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, April 2005.
  • K.L. Sauer, C.A. Klug, J.B. Miller, and A.N. Garroway, Using quaternions to design composite pulses for spin-1 NQR, poster for the 45th ENC Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Asilomar, California, April 2004.
  • K.L.Sauer, B.H. Suits, A.N. Garroway, and J.B. Miller, Multiple-frequency nuclear quadrupole resonance of 14N, poster for the 42nd Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2001.
  • K.L. Sauer, F. Marion, P.J. Nacher, and G. Tastevin, Dipolar field effects in laser-polarized liquid Xe, poster for the 42nd Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Orlando, Florida., March 2001.

Last updated: Feb. 7, 2017