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Joshua Abney

Postdoctoral Appointee


Josh Abney is a Postdoctoral Appointee in the Medium Energy Physics group of the Physics Division. He works as part of the Radium EDM collaboration on searching for Ra molecules as potential candidates for an EDM experiment.

Josh earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Kentucky in 2018, where he worked under the supervision of Wolfgang Korsch on detecting a magnetic Faraday effect from polarized 3He atoms in pursuit of using the same effect for a dark matter detection experiment.