We observe ultralong-range blue-shifted Cs2 molecular states in an optical dipole trap. The accidental near degeneracy of (n-4)l and ns Rydberg states for l>2 leads to non-adiabatic coupling, producing potential wells above the ns thresholds.
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J. P. Shaffer, "Observation of Blue Shifted Ultralong-Range Cs2 Rydberg Molecules," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper LTu2I.3.
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