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22S1/2 Transition of Atomic Lithium by Doppler-Free Two-Photon Spectroscopy

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Author(s)

W DeGraffenreid, Craig J. Sansonetti

Abstract

We have investigated the 2 2S1/2 - 4 2S1/2 two-photon transition in atomic lithium by high resolution laser spectroscopy. The frequencies of the two-photon resonances have been measured with an accuracy of better than 1 MHz using our Fabry-Perot wavemeter. The centers of gravity of the 4 2S1/2 levels are 35 012.033 582 (26) cm-1 for 7Li and 35 011.544 497 (30) cm-1 for 6Li. The transition isotope shift is 14 662.4 (10) MHz. We have also determined the magnetic hyperfine splitting constant for the 4 2S1/2 state for both isotopes.
Citation
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)
Volume
67
Issue
No. 1

Keywords

doppler-free spectroscopy, high-resolution, hyperfine structure, isotope shift, laser spectroscopy, lithium

Citation

DeGraffenreid, W. and Sansonetti, C. (2003), 2<sup>2</sup>S<sub>1/2</sub> Transition of Atomic Lithium by Doppler-Free Two-Photon Spectroscopy, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics) (Accessed July 19, 2024)

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Created December 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021