Szymon Pustelny


Scientist, entrepreneur, husband, and father



  1. P. Gladysz, S. Pustelny, and K. Slowik, Superluminal light propagation in a three-level ladder system, Scientific Reports 14, 15151 (2024).
  2. M. Padniuk, E. Klinger, G. Łukasiewicz, D. Gavilan-Martin, T. Liu, S. Pustelny, D. F. Jackson Kimball, D. Budker, and A. Wickenbrock, Universal determination of comagnetometer response to spin couplings, Physical Review Research 6, 013339 (2024).
  3. M. Kopciuch, M. Smolis, A. Miranowicz, and S. Pustelny, Optimized optical tomography of quantum states of a room-temperature alkali-metal vapor, Physical Review A 109, 032402 (2024).
  4. S. Afach et al. , What Can a GNOME Do? Search Targets for the Global Network of Optical Magnetometers for Exotic Physics Searches, Annalen der Physik 2023, 2300083 (2023).
  5. S. Alcicek, P. Put, A. Kubrak, D. Barskiy, S. Gloeggler, J. Dybas, and S. Pustelny, Zero- to low-field relaxometry of chemical and biological fluids, Communications Chemistry 6, 165 (2023).
  6. H. Masia-Roig, N. L. Figueroa, A. Bordon, J. A. Smiga, Y. V. Stadnik, D. Budker, A. V. Gramolin, P. S. Hamilton, S. Khamis, C. A. Palm, S. Pustelny, A. O. Sushkov, A. Wickenbrock, and D. F. Jackson Kimball, Intensity interferometry for ultralight bosonic dark matter detection, Physical Review D 108, 015003 (2023).
  7. P. Put, S. Alcicek, O. Bondar, Ł. Bodek, S. Duckett, and S. Pustelny, Detection of pyridine derivatives by SABRE hyperpolarization at zero field, Communications Chemistry 6, 113 (2023).
  8. A. Sierant, M. Kopciuch, and S. Pustelny, Tailoring population transfer between two hyperfine ground states of 87Rb, Physical Review A 107, 052810 (2023).
  9. E. Klinger, T. Liu, M. Padniuk, M. Engler, T. Kornack, S. Pustelny, D. F. Jackson Kimball, D. Budker, and A. Wickenbrock, Optimization of nuclear polarization in an alkali-noble gas comagnetometer, Physical Review Applied 19, 044092 (2023).
  10. S. Alcicek, E. van Dyke, J. Xu, S. Pustelny, and D. A. Barskiy, 13C and 15N Benchtop NMR Detection of Metabolites via Relayed Hyperpolarization, Chemistry-Methods 0, e202200075 (2023).
  11. J. Bieron, M. W. Krasny, Z. Placzek, and S. Pustelny, Optical excitation of ultra-relativistic partially stripped ions, Annallen der Physik 534, 2100250 (2022).
  12. M. Padniuk. M. Kopciuch, R. Capolletti, A. Wickenbrock, D. Budker and S. Pustelny, Response of atomic-based sensors to magnetic and nonmagnetic perturbations, Scientific Reports 12, 324 (2022).
  13. M. Kopciuch and S. Pustelny, Optical reconstruction of the collective density matrix of a qutrit, Physical Review A 106, 022406 (2022).
  14. C. Dailey, C. Bradley, D. F. Jackson Kimball, I. A. Sulai, S. Pustelny, A. Wickenbrock, and A. Derevianko, Quantum sensor networks as exotic field telescopes for multi-messenger astronomy, Nature Astronomy 5, 150-158 (2021).
  15. S. Alcicek, P. Put, V. Kontul, and S. Pustelny, Zero-Field NMR J‑spectroscopy of organophosphorus compounds , Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 12, 787-792 (2021).
  16. P. Put, S. Pustelny, D. Budker, E. Druga, T. F. Sjolander, A. Pines, and D. A. Barskiy, Zero- to Ultralow-filed NMR spectroscopy of small biomolecules, Annalen Chemie 93, 3226-3232 (2021).
  17. S. Alcicek, P. Put, D. Barskiy, V. Kontul, and S. Pustelny, Zero-field J-Spectroscopy of Urea: Spin-Topology Engineering by Chemical-Exchange, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 12, 10671–10676 (2021).
  18. S. Afach et al. , Search for topological defect dark matter using the global network of optical magnetometers for exotic physics searches (GNOME) , Nature Physics 17, 1396-1401 (2021).
  19. H. Masia-Roig et al., Analysis method for detecting topological defect dark matter with a global magnetometer network , Physics of Dark Universe 28, 100494 (2020).
  20. R. S. Grewal and S. Pustelny, Transient dynamics of nonlinear magneto-optical rotation in the presence of a transverse magnetic field, Physical Review A 101, 033825 (2020).
  21. D. Budker, J. R. Crespo Lopez-Urrutia, A. Derevianko, V. V. Flambaum, M. W. Krasny, A. Petrenko, S. Pustelny, A. Surzhykov, V. A. Yerokhin, and M. Zolotorev, Atomic Physics Studies at the Gamma Factory at CERN , Annallen der Physik 532, 2000204 (2020).
  22. P. Put, K. Popiołek, and S. Pustelny, Different sensitivities of two optical magnetometers realized in the same experimental arrangement, Scientific Reports 9, 2573 (2019).
  23. J. Sudyka, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Limitations of rotating-wave approximation in magnetic resonance: Characterization and elimination of the Bloch-Siegert shift in magneto-optics , New Journal of Physics 21, 023024 (2019).
  24. P. Wlodarczyk, S. Pustelny, and D. Budker, System for control of polarization state of light and generation of light with continuously rotating linear polarization , Review of Scientific Instruments 90, 013110 (2019).
  25. P. Put. P. Wcisło, W. Gawlik, and S. Pustelny , Nonlinear magneto-optical rotation with parametric resonance, Physical Review A 100, 043838 (2019).
  26. W. Płaczek et al., Gamma Factory at CERN – Novel research tool made of light , Act. Phys. Polon. B 50, 1191-1203 (2019).
  27. D. F. Jackson Kimball, D. Budker, J. Eby, C. Pankow, M. Pospelov, S. Pustelny, T. Scholtes, Y. V. Stadnik, A. Weis, and A. Wickenbrock , Searching for axion stars and Q-balls with a terrestrial magnetometer network, Physical Review D 94, 043002 (2018).
  28. N. Wilson, N. B. Hebert, C. Perrella, P. Light, J. Genest, S. Pustelny, and A. Luiten, Simultaneous Observation of Nonlinear Magneto-Optical Rotation in the Temporal and Spectral Domains with an Electro-Optic Frequency Comb , Physical Review Applied 10, 023012 (2018).
  29. S. Afach et al., Characterization of the global network of optical magnetometers to search for exotic physics, Physics of Dark Universe 22, 162-180 (2018).
  30. R. S. Grewal, S. Pustelny, A. Rybak and M. Florkowski, Transient dynamics of a nonlinear magneto-optical rotation , Physical Review A 97, 043832 (2018).
  31. W. Li, M. Balabas, X. Peng, S. Pustelny, A. Wickenbrock, H. Guo, and D. Budker, Characterization of high-temperature performance of cesium vapor cells with anti-relaxation coating , Journal of Applied Physics 121, 063104 (2017).
  32. F. Ficek, D. F. Jackson Kimball, M. Kozlov, N. Leefer, S. Pustelny, and D. Budker, Constraints on exotic spin-dependent interactions between electrons from helium fine-structure spectroscopy, Physical Review A 95, 032505 (2017).
  33. M. C. D. Tayler, T. Theis, T. F. Sjolander, J. W. Blanchard, S. Pustelny, A. Pines, and D. Budker, Instrumentation for nuclear magnetic resonance in zero and ultra-low magnetic field , Review of Scientific Instruments 88, 091101 (2017).
  34. T. Scholtes, S. Pustelny, S. Fritzsche, V. Schultze, R. Stoltz, and H.-G. Meyer, Suppression of spin-exchange relaxation in tilted geomagnetic-level fields , Physical Review A 94, 013403 (2016).
  35. S. Pustelny, V. Schultze, T. Scholtes, and D. Budker, Dichroic atomic vapor laser lock with multi-gigahertz stabilization range, Review of Scientific Instruments 87, 063107 (2016).
  36. E. Zhivun, A. Wickenbrock, J. Sudyka, B. Patton, S. Pustelny, and D. Budker, Vector light shift averaging in paraffin-coated alkali vapor cells, Optics Express 24, 15383 (2016).
  37. S. M. Rochester, K. Szymanski, M. Raizen, S. Pustelny, M. Auzinsh, and D. Budker, Efficient polarization of high-angular-momentum systems, Physical Review A 94, 043416 (2016).
  38. D. F. Jackson Kimball, J. Dudley, Y. Li, S. Thulasi, S. Pustelny, D. Budker, and M. Zolotorev, Magnetic shielding and exotic spin-dependent interactions , Phys. Rev. D 94, 082005 (2016).
  39. Y. Shimizu, J. W. Blanchard, S. Pustelny, G. Saielli, A. Bagno, M. P. Ledbetter, D. Budker, and A. Pines, Zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy of viscous liquids, Journal of Magnetic Resonance 250, 1 (2015).
  40. B. Wajnchold, M. Grabka, A. Uminska, A. Regula, D. Kotas, M. Golunski, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Adsorption of cationic organic dyes in suspended-core , Optics Letters 40, 1647 (2015).
  41. S. Pustelny, L. Busaite, M. Auzinsh, A. Akulshin, N. Leefer, and D. Budker, Nonlinear Magneto-Optical Rotation in Rubidium Vapor Excited with Blue Light , Physical Review A 92, 053410 (2015).
  42. M. Emondts, M. P. Ledbetter, S. Pustelny, T. Theis, B. Patton, J. W. Blanchard, M. C. Butler, D. Budker, and A. Pines, Long-lived heteronuclear spin-singlet states, Physical Review Letters 112, 077601 (2014).
  43. P. Wlodarczyk, S. Pustelny, D. Budker, and M. Lipinski, Multi-channel data acquisition system with absolute time synchronization, Nuclear Instrumets and Methods A 763, 150 (2014).
  44. W. Chalupczak, P. Joseph-Franks, B. Patton, and S. Pustelny, Spin-exchange narrowing of the atomic ground-state resonances, Physical Review A 90, 042509 (2014).
  45. B. Wajnchold, A. Uminska, M. Grabka, D. Kotas, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Suspended-core optical fibres for organic dye absorption spectroscopy, Proceedings of SPIE 8794, 87941B (2013).
  46. M. Pospelov, S. Pustelny, M. P. Ledbetter, D. F. Jackson Kimball, W. Gawlik, and D. Budker, Detecting Domain Walls of Axionlike Models Using Terrestrial Experiment , Physical Review Letters 110, 021803 (2013).
  47. S. Pustelny, D. F. Jackson Kimball, C. Pankow, M. P. Ledbetter, P. Wlodarczyk, P. Wcislo, M. Pospelov, J. R. Smith, J. Read, W. Gawlik, and D. Budker, The Global Network of Optical Magnetometers for Exotic physics (GNOME): A novel scheme to search for physics beyond the Standard Model, Annalen der Physik 525, 659 (2013).
  48. W. Chalupczak, P. Joseph-Franks, R. M. Godun, and S. Pustelny, Radio-frequency spectroscopy in the dark, Physical Review A 88, 052508 (2013).
  49. A. Uminska, M. Grabka, S. Pustelny, R. Buczynski, I. Kujawa, and W. Gawlik, Optical properties of all-solid microstructured optical fibers, Photonics Letters of Poland 4, 140 (2012).
  50. B. Wajnchold, M. Grabka, S. Pustelny, W. Gawlik, and P. Mergo, Photonic sensor of liquids based on suspended-core fibres , Proceedings of SPIE 8426, 84261M (2012).
  51. W. Chalupczak, R. M. Godun, P. Anielski, A. Wojciechowski, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Enhancement of optically pumped spin orientation via spin-exchange collisions at low vapor density , Physical Review A 85, 042402 (2012).
  52. W. Chalupczak, R. M. Godun, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Room temperature femtotesla radio-frequency atomic magnetometer, Applied Physics Letters 100, 242401 (2012).
  53. M. Grabka, S. Pustelny, P. Mergo, and W. Gawlik, Application of continuous wavelet transform for determination of fiber birefringence, Optics Express 20, 13878 (2012).
  54. M. P. Ledbetter, S. Pustelny, D. Budker, M. V. Romalis, J. W. Blanchard, and A. Pines, Liquid-State Nuclear Spin Comagnetometers, Physical Review Letters 108, 243001 (2012).
  55. P. Wlodarczyk, S. Pustelny, J. Zachorowski, and M. Lipinski, Modeling an optical magnetometer with electronic circuits — analysis and optimization, Journal of Instrumenations 7, P07015 (2012).
  56. S. Pustelny, M. Koczwara, L. Cincio, and W. Gawlik, Tailoring quantum superpositions with linearly polarized amplitude-modulated light, Physical Review A 83, 043832 (2011).
  57. G. P. Djotyan, N. Sandor, J. S. Bakos, Zs. Bakos, W. Gawlik, A. Wojciechowski, J. Zachorowski, S. Pustelny, and G. Yu. Kryuchkyan, Creation and measurement of coherent superposition states in multilevel atoms, Proceedings of SPIE 7998, 79981A (2011).
  58. M. Grabka, S. Pustelny, B. Wajnchold, W. Gawlik, and P. Mergo, Evolution of the diffraction pattern during the transition from the near-field toward the far-field region, Bulletin of Polish Academy of Sciences-Techical Science 59, 389 (2011).
  59. W. Chalupczak, P. Josephs-Franks, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Optical-radio frequency resonances free from power broadening, Physical Review A 81, 013422 (2010).
  60. W. Chalupczak, A. Wojciechowski, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Competition between the tensor light shift and nonlinear Zeeman effect , Physical Review A 82, 023417 (2010).
  61. M. Grabka, B. Wajnchold, S. Pustelny, W. Gawlik, K. Skorupski, and P. Mergo, Experimental and Theoretical Study of Light Propagation in Suspended-Core Optical Fiber, Acta Physica Polonica A 118, 1127 (2010).
  62. T. Karaulanov et al., Controlling atomic vapor density in paraffin-coated cells using light-induced atomic desorption, Physical Review A 79, 012902 (2009).
  63. R. Drampyan, S. Pustelny, and W. Gawlik, Electromagnetically induced transparency versus nonlinear Faraday effect: Coherent control of light-beam polarization, Physical Review A 80, 033815 (2009).
  64. S. Pustelny, A. Wojciechowski , M. Gring, M. Kotyrba, J. Zachorowski, W. Gawlik, Magnetometry Based on Nonlinear Magneto-Optical Rotation with Amplitude-Modulated Light, Journal of Applied Physics 103, 063108 (2008).
  65. V. M. Acosta et al., Production and detection of atomic hexadecapole at Earth's magnetic field, Optics Express 16, 11423 (2008).
  66. S. Pustelny et al., Self-oscillating magnetometer based on nonlinear magneto-optical rotation with amplitude modulated light, Proceedings of SPIE 6604, 660404 (2007).
  67. M. P. Ledbetter, V. M. Acosta, S. M. Rochester, D. Budker, and S. Pustelny, Detection of radio frequency magnetic fields using nonlinear magneto-optical rotation, Physical Review A 75, 023405 (2007).
  68. S. Pustelny, D. F. Kimball, S. M. Rochester, V. V. Yashchuk, W. Gawlik, and D. Budker, Pump-probe nonlinear magneto-optical rotation with frequency modulated light, Physical Review A 73, 023817 (2006).
  69. W. Gawlik, L. Krzemien, S. Pustelny, D. Sangla, J. Zachorowski, M. Graf, A. Sushkov, and D. Budker , Nonlinear Magneto-Optical Rotation with Amplitude-Modulated Light, Applied Physics Letters 88, 131108 (2006).
  70. V. Acosta et al., Nonlinear magneto-optical rotation with frequency-modulated light in the geophysical field range, Physical Review A 73, 053404 (2006).
  71. S. Pustelny, S. M. Rochester, D. F. Jackson Kimball, V. V. Yashchuk, D. Budker, and W. Gawlik, Nonlinear magneto-optical rotation with modulated light in tilted fields, Physical Review A 74, 063420 (2006).
  72. S. Pustelny, D. F. Jackson Kimball, S. M. Rochester, V. V. Yashchuk, and D. Budker, , Influence of magnetic-field inhomogeneity on nonlinear magneto-optical resonances, Physical Review A 74, 063406 (2006).
  73. S. Pustelny, W. Lewoczko, and W. Gawlik, Density effects in forward scattering of resonant light in rubidium vapor , Journal of Optical Society of America B 22, 37 (2005).
  74. D. Budker, L. Hollberg, D. F. Kimball, J. Kitching, S. Pustelny, and V. V. Yashchuk, Investigation of microwave transition and nonlinear magneto-optical rotation in anti relaxation-coated cells, Physical Review A 71, 012903 (2005).