Fred WietfeldtFred Wietfeldt, Ph.D.

Phone: (504) 862-3175
Fax: (504) 862-8702

Department of Physics
5026 Percival Stern Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Labs: 4063 & 4067 Percival Stern Hall

Research Interests

Experimental Nuclear Physics–Cold and Ultracold Neutrons »

Recent Courses

  • PHYS 1310/1320 – General Physics I & II
  • PHYS 2350/2360 – Modern Physics I & II
  • PHYS 3150/6150 – Intro to Neutron Science
  • PHYS/ENGP 3530 – Advanced Laboratory
  • PHYS 3910/7310 – Intro Nuclear and Particle Physics


  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1984)
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (1994)

Recent Publications

Google Scholar Link

A New Neutron Interferometry Facility at NCNR. C Shahi, F Wietfeldt, M Huber, D Pushin, M Arif Bulletin of the American Physical Society 58 (2013).

aCORN: A precision measurement of the electron-antineutrino correlation in neutron decay. F Wietfeldt Bulletin of the American Physical Society 58 (2013).

Time reversal and the neutron. TE Chupp, RL Cooper, KP Coulter, SJ Freedman, BK Fujikawa, GL Jones, A ... Hyperfine Interactions, 1-8 (2013).

Discovering the New Standard Model: Fundamental Symmetries and Neutrinos. V Cianciolo, AB Balantekin, A Bernstein, V Cirigliano, MD Cooper, DJ Dean ... arXiv preprint arXiv:1212.5190 (2012).

Search for a T-odd, P-even triple correlation in neutron decay. TE Chupp, RL Cooper, KP Coulter, SJ Freedman, BK Fujikawa, A García, GL ... Physical Review C 86 (3), 035505 (2011).

A gamma-and X-ray detector for cryogenic, high magnetic field applications. RL Cooper, R Alarcon, MJ Bales, CD Bass, EJ Beise, H Breuer, J Byrne, TE ... Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators ... (2012).

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