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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1939–1941

7S1/2→9S1/2 two-photon spectroscopy of trapped francium

J. E. Simsarian, W. Shi, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, and W. Z. Zhao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 23, pp. 1939-1941 (1996)

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We report on the spectroscopic measurement of the 210Fr 9S1/2 energy obtained by two-photon excitation of atoms confined and cooled in a magneto-optic trap. The resonant intermediate level 7P3/2 is the upper state of the trapping transition. We have measured the energy difference between the 9S1/2 state and the 7S1/2 ground state to be 25 671.021 ± 0.006 cm−1.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 13, 1996
Published: December 1, 1996

J. E. Simsarian, W. Shi, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, and W. Z. Zhao, "7S1/2→9S1/2 two-photon spectroscopy of trapped francium," Opt. Lett. 21, 1939-1941 (1996)

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