David M. Lee

 

Professor
Low Temperature Physics

   

   
 

dml20@cornell.edu

610 Clark Hall
Laboratory of Atomic & Solid Physics

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-2501

Phone: (607) 255-5286
Fax: (607) 255-6428

 

 

 

 

Ph.D., Yale University, 1959.

Nobel Prize in Physics, 1996.

 

Present Activities

Representative recent publications supported by NASA

A summary of tunneling exchange reactions in impurity-helium solids for the nonspecialist.

Structural studies of impurity-helium solids
S. I. Kiselev, V. V. Khmelenko, and D. M. Lee
Phys. Rev. B. Vol 65, 024517 (2002)

Hydrogen atoms in impurity-helium solids
S. I. Kiselev, V.V. Khmelenko, and D. M. Lee
Phys. Rev. Lett vol 89, 175301 (2002)

Investigation of ultrasound attenuation in impurity-helium solids containing liquid helium
S. I. Kiselev, V. V. Khmelenko, and D. M. Lee
Jrnl. Low Temp. Phys. Vol 121 pg 671-676 (2000)

Impurity-Helium solids - Quantum Gels?
V. V. Khmelenko, S. I. Kiselev, D. M. Lee and C. Y. Lee
Physica Scripta vol. 102 118-127 (2002)

Representative recent publications supported by NSF

Stabilization of homogenously precessing domains by large magnetic fields in superfluid 3He-B
D. A. Geller and D. M. Lee
Phys. Rev. Lett. vol. 85 pg 1032-1035 (2000)

Other Research Areas

Low Temperature Physics: Normal and superfluid 3He , studies of the orientation of solid helium by optical birefringence, solid 3He and 4He, lambda phase diagram of 3He - 4He mixtures, quasiparticle tunneling in superconductors, magnetic resonance and ultrasound techniques, cooling by adiabatic demagnetization and the Pomeranchuk technique, spin waves in spin polarized hydrogen gas, high concentrations of hydrogen and nitrogen atons via matrix isolation by impurity-helium solids, magnetism, electron spin resonance.

 

Currently associated with the Lee research group are: Ethan Bernard, Roman Boltnev, and Vladimir Khmelenko


Last modified: May 27, 2003