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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1988
  • pp: 2298–2304

Hyperfine structure near the 13–1 band head in the BX transition of 127I2

M. Wakasugi, T. Horiguchi, M. Koizumi, and Y. Yoshizawa  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 2298-2304 (1988)

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Hyperfine structure of the rovibronic transitions R(0)–R(10) and P(1)–P(5) in the 13–1 band belonging to the BX system of 127I2 was studied by rectangular-crossing molecular-beam laser spectroscopy. The full width at half-maximum of the observed lines was 5 MHz, which corresponds to a resolving power of 108. Not only allowed transitions ΔF = ΔJ but forbidden transitions ΔF = 0 and ΔF = −ΔJ were identified, and absolute hyperfine coupling constants of the rovibronic states (J = 0–10) in the B(v′ = 13)−X(v″ = 1) transition were determined. In addition, the relative line strength of each hyperfine transition was compared with the theoretical value.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 5, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: June 30, 1988
Published: November 1, 1988

M. Wakasugi, T. Horiguchi, M. Koizumi, and Y. Yoshizawa, "Hyperfine structure near the 13–1 band head in the B–X transition of 127I2," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 2298-2304 (1988)

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