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  • Vol. 57, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1967
  • pp: 654–656

Experimental Determination of Lifetimes for the 3 D and 4 D Terms of Lithium

F. KARSTENSEN and J. SCEIRAMM  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 57, Issue 5, pp. 654-656 (1967)

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Lifetimes of the 3d2D and 4d2D terms of lithium are found to be 16.7±1.0 nsec and 42.3±1.5 nsec by counting single quanta with a delayed-coincidence method.

F. KARSTENSEN and J. SCEIRAMM, "Experimental Determination of Lifetimes for the 3 D and 4 D Terms of Lithium," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 57, 654-656 (1967)

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