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  • Vol. 65, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1975
  • pp: 949–951

Doppler and collision-broadening effects in the profile of spectral lines

B. W. Fowler and C. C. Sung  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 65, Issue 8, pp. 949-951 (1975)

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The effect of velocity-dependent collision broadening on the shape of spectral lines is investigated. Computations show that the modified line shape has a narrower half-width than the conventional Voigt profile.

B. W. Fowler and C. C. Sung, "Doppler and collision-broadening effects in the profile of spectral lines," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 65, 949-951 (1975)

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