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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1607–1615

Investigations of new high-lying even-parity energy levels of the samarium atom below its first ionization limit

T. Jayasekharan, M. A. N. Razvi, and G. L. Bhale  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 1607-1615 (2000)

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Systematic mapping of high-lying even-parity levels (low-lying configurations) of the samarium atom below the first ionization potential was carried out with a two-step photoexcitation and photoionization method. Five hundred seventy-one new energy levels were discovered in the region 34   850 45   300   cm - 1 , and an unambiguous assignment of angular momenta was given to most of the energy levels in accordance with the electric dipole selection rules.

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OCIS Codes
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic
(300.6350) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ionization
(300.6410) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, multiphoton

T. Jayasekharan, M. A. N. Razvi, and G. L. Bhale, "Investigations of new high-lying even-parity energy levels of the samarium atom below its first ionization limit," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1607-1615 (2000)

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