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  • Vol. 68, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1978
  • pp: 1000–1002

Mean-life measurements for some terms in C II, C III, and C iv

K. E. Donnelly, J. A. Kernahan, and E. H. Pinnington  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 68, Issue 7, pp. 1000-1002 (1978)

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Radiative mean lives have been measured for six terms in C II, seven terms in C III, and two terms in in C rv using the beam-foil technique.

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K. E. Donnelly, J. A. Kernahan, and E. H. Pinnington, "Mean-life measurements for some terms in C II, C III, and C iv," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 68, 1000-1002 (1978)

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