Recent Technical Improvements to the HAYSTAC Experiment

  • L. Zhong
  • B. M. Brubaker
  • S. B. Cahn
  • S. K. LamoreauxEmail author
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 211)


We report here several technical improvements to the HAYSTAC (Haloscope at Yale Sensitive To Axion Cold dark matter) that have improved operational efficiency, sensitivity, and stability.


Axion Cold dark matter HAYSTAC Haloscope Josephson Parametric Amplifier (JPA) Attocube motor tuning Hot rod Thermal link Kevlar Quality factor 



This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, under grants PHY-1362305 and PHY-1607417, by the Heising-Simons Foundation under grants 2014-181, 2014-182, and 2014-183, and by Yale University. HAYSTAC is a collaboration between U.C. Berkeley, Colorado University/JILA, and Yale.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Zhong
    • 1
  • B. M. Brubaker
    • 1
  • S. B. Cahn
    • 1
  • S. K. Lamoreaux
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Yale UniversityPhysics DepartmentNew HavenUSA

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