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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1987
  • pp: 644–647

High-precision measurement of 20Ne and 22Ne transitions

Ping Zhao  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 4, Issue 5, pp. 644-647 (1987)

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In a crossed laser-atomic-beam experiment, eight neon transitions between the levels 1s and 2p are measured to an accuracy of 3–4 parts in 1010 by a direct comparison with a standard laser from the National Bureau of Standards. These transitions are 1s5 → 2p7, 1s3 → 2p5, 1s5 → 2p8, and 1s3 → 2p7 from both 20Ne and 22Ne. The isotope shifts of these transitions are determined to an accuracy of 0.1 MHz.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 22, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 1987
Published: May 1, 1987

Ping Zhao, "High-precision measurement of 20Ne and 22Ne transitions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4, 644-647 (1987)

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