Progress in Atomic Spectroscopy

Part D

  • H. J. Beyer
  • Hans Kleinpoppen

Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PAMO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. R. Neumann, F. Träger, G. zu Putlitz
    Pages 1-74
  3. R. Neugart
    Pages 75-126
  4. T. F. Gallagher
    Pages 127-155
  5. T. Peter Emmons, E. Norval Fortson
    Pages 237-269
  6. Bengt Edlén
    Pages 271-293
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 507-514

About this book


H. J. BEYER AND H. KLEINPOPPEN We are pleased to present Part D of Progress in Atomic Spectroscopy to the scientific community active in this field of research. When we invited authors to contribute articles to Part C to be dedicated to Wilhelm Hanle, we received a sufficiently enthusiastic response that we could embark on two further volumes and thus approach the initial goal (set when Parts A and B were in the planning stage) of an almost comprehensive survey of the current state of atomic spectroscopy. As mentioned in the introduction to Parts A and B, new experimental methods have enriched and advanced the field of atomic spectroscopy to such a degree that it serves not only as a source of atomic structure data but also as a test ground for fundamental atomic theories based upon the framework of quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics. However, modern laser and photon correlation techniques have also been applied successfully to probe beyond the "traditional" quantum mechanical and quantum electrodynamical theories into nuclear structure theories, electro­ weak theories, and the growing field of local realistic theories versus quan­ tum theories. It is obvious from the contents of this volume and by no means surprising that applications of laser radiation again played a decisive role in the development of new and high-precision spectroscopic techniques.


Cross section X-ray fluorescence autoionization collision excited atoms laser mechanics molecule particles photon radiation scattering spectra spectroscopy structure

Editors and affiliations

  • H. J. Beyer
    • 1
  • Hans Kleinpoppen
    • 1
  1. 1.Atomic Physics LaboratoryUniversity of StirlingStirlingUK

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