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  • Vol. 46, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1956
  • pp: 605–608

General Formulas for Least Squares Reduction of Zeeman Data

K. L. VANDER SLUIS  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 46, Issue 8, pp. 605-608 (1956)

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A least squares analysis is applied to the reduction of complete and incomplete Zeeman patterns. The resulting general formulas provide a simple systematic computation of the "best values" of the Landé g factors and a measure of their precision.

K. L. VANDER SLUIS, "General Formulas for Least Squares Reduction of Zeeman Data," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 46, 605-608 (1956)

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  1. P. M. Griffin and K. L. Vander Sluis, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 45, 901(A) (1955).
  2. M. A. Catalän, J. Research Natl. Bur. Standards 47, 502 (1951).
  3. W. J. Youden, Statistical Methods for Chemists (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1951), pp. 50 and 119.

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