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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1988
  • pp: 2305–2310

Potential of the (5)1Σ+g state of Na2 by two-step excitation spectroscopy

G.-Y. Yan, B. W. Sterling, and A. L. Schawlow  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 2305-2310 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.5.002305


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Abstract

The (5)1Σ?????? state has been studied by two-step excitation spectroscopy. 270 levels in the state were measured with high resolution. A set of Dunham coefficients was deduced to fit all levels with v < 19. The spectroscopic data were used to construct a Rydberg—Klein—Rees potential for the state. The potential shows that the state is perturbed by other Rydberg states and ionic states and seems likely to have a second well that is due to avoided crossings with these states.

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G.-Y. Yan, B. W. Sterling, and A. L. Schawlow, "Potential of the (5)1Σ+g state of Na2 by two-step excitation spectroscopy," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 2305-2310 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-5-11-2305


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