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Infrared Spectra of the Noble Gases



Craig J. Sansonetti, M M. Blackwell, Edward B. Saloman


The Atomic Spectroscopy Data Center of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is currently compiling spectra and energy levels of the noble gases. A review of the literature has shown that there is no comprehensive experimental description of the infrared spectrum for any of the neutral gases. In response, we have made high-resolutio observations of the spectra of Ne, Kr, and Xe in the region 0.7 to 5.0 m with the 2-m NIST Fourier transform spectrometer. The observations provide precise new wavelengths and relative intensities and resolve questions concerning lines that were previously multiply classified.
Physica Scripta


Fourier, infrared spectra, krypton, neon, noble gas, spectroscopy, transform, xenon


Sansonetti, C. , Blackwell, M. and Saloman, E. (2002), Infrared Spectra of the Noble Gases, Physica Scripta (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created August 1, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017