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Reference Wavelengths for Strong Lines of Atomic Hydrogen and Deuterium



Joseph Reader


Wavelengths of the individual fine-structure components of the n=1-2(Ly alpha), n=1-3(Ly beta), n=1-4(Ly gamma), n=1-5(Ly delta), n=1-6(Ly epsilon), n=1-7(Ly xi), n=2-3(H alpha), n=2-4(H beta), n=2-5(H gamma), and n=2-6(H delta), and n=2-7(H epsilon), transititons of H and D are determined from the most recent published theoretical values for the binding energies [G.W. Erickson, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 6, 831 (1977)]. Theoretical line strengths are used to obtain recommended values for the peaks of unresolved blends of these components as likely to be observed in the laboratory.
Applied Optics


Atomic, deuterium, energy levels, fine-structure, hydrogen, line strengths, wavelengths


Reader, J. (2008), Reference Wavelengths for Strong Lines of Atomic Hydrogen and Deuterium, Applied Optics (Accessed July 19, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008