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Lifetime Measurements in the Ground Configuration of Ar13+ and Kr22+ Using an Electron Beam Ion Trap

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Author(s)

F Serpa, John D. Gillaspy, E Trabert

Abstract

We have measured the radiative lifetimes for the 2S2 2P 2P3/2 level of Ar13+ and the 3s23p23P2 level of Kr22+. These measurements were performed by monitoring the temporal behavior of their associated radiative decays during magnetic trapping mode in an electron beam ion trap [EBIT]. Our lifetime results, 8.7[5] ms for Ar13+ and 5.7 [5] ms for Kr22+, are compared with theory.
Citation
Journal of Physics B-Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics
Volume
31

Keywords

EBIT, highly charged ions, lifetimes, magnetic dipole transitions

Citation

Serpa, F. , Gillaspy, J. and Trabert, E. (1998), Lifetime Measurements in the Ground Configuration of Ar<sup>13+</sup> and Kr<sup>22+</sup> Using an Electron Beam Ion Trap, Journal of Physics B-Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created January 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021