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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1977
  • pp: 1030–1033

Observations of Li I and Li II absorption spectra in the grazing incidence region

A. M. Cantù, W. H. Parkinson, G. Tondello, and G. P. Tozzi  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 8, pp. 1030-1033 (1977)

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The atomic spectra of Li I and Li II have been observed in the region 215–160 Å. The flash-pyrolysis technique has been used to produce the atomic vapor. A toroidal focusing mirror has been used which allows the background continuum from the BRV source to be photographed with a single shot. Thirteen lines of the principal series of singly ionized lithium and the continuous absorption at the limit of the series have been observed. Absorption lines from inner-shell excitation of neutral lithium have also been observed and tentatively identified.

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A. M. Cantù, W. H. Parkinson, G. Tondello, and G. P. Tozzi, "Observations of Li I and Li II absorption spectra in the grazing incidence region," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1030-1033 (1977)

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