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Reference Wavelengths for Strong Lines of Atomic Hydrogen and Deuterium

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Author(s)

Joseph Reader

Abstract

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.
Citation
Applied Optics

Keywords

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

Citation

Reader, J. (2008), Reference Wavelengths for Strong Lines of Atomic Hydrogen and Deuterium, Applied Optics (Accessed March 3, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008