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  • Vol. 70, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1371–1372

Nomograph and table for Doppler linewidths

S. O. Kastner  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 70, Issue 11, pp. 1371-1372 (1980)

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A nomograph for finding the Doppler linewidth in terms of a given wavelength, temperature, and atomic mass is described. For a more accurate evaluation in terms of elemental atomic number Z, a table of constants is provided.

S. O. Kastner, "Nomograph and table for Doppler linewidths," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 70, 1371-1372 (1980)

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  1. D. H. Menzel, Fundamental Formulas of Physics (Dover, New York, 1960), Chap. 3.

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