Highly Excited Double-Rydberg States in Barium

  • Jacques Boulmer
  • Pierre Camus
  • Jean-Marie Lecomte
  • Pierre Pillet
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 212)

Abstract

In Ba, we report the first experimental result on highly excited double-Rydberg states Ns(or d)n’p(or d) 22 < N < 34, 40 < n’ < 60) which lie only ~ 0.1 eV below the Ba2+ threshold. These results have been obtained using a selective microwave field ionisation in a double time-of-flight mass spetrometer (D.T.O.E.) which allows the detection of highly excited Rydberg states of the Ba+ ion.

Keywords

Microwave Field Rydberg State Stark Effect Microwave Cavity Outer Electron 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Boulmer
    • 1
  • Pierre Camus
    • 2
  • Jean-Marie Lecomte
    • 2
  • Pierre Pillet
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire Aimé CottonCNRS IIOrsay CedexFrance
  2. 2.Institut d’Electronique FondamentaleUniversité de Paris SudOrsay CedexFrance

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