Abstract

Atomic lifetime measurements are important probes of atomic structure because they depend on the initial and final state wave functions and the interaction that connects them. The study of francium, the heaviest alkali, has two advantages over other heavy elements.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Measurement of the 7p2P½ state lifetime in atomic francium

J. E. Simsarian, L. A. Orozco, G. D. Sprouse, D. A. Teaney, and W. Z. Zhao
QWB7 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 1997

Spectroscopy of francium: lifetime measurement of the 8s level and investigations of cold collisions.

E. Gomez, G.D. Sprouse, H. Hwang, A. Perez-Galvan, and L. A. Orozco
QThA1 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 2005

Lifetime and hyperfine splitting measurements in francium and rubidium

E. Gomez, L.A. Orozco, G.D. Sprouse, and S. Aubin
ITuI27 International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC) 2004

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription