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Experimental Techniques in Atomic and Molecular Physics

  • Wolfgang DemtröderEmail author
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Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Abstract

The goals of all experimental investigations in atomic and molecular physics are: To gain information about the structure of atoms and molecules and their mutual interactions. To determine the bonding and ionization energies and to investigate electric and magnetic moments and their influence on the interaction energy To acquire more details about time dependent processes in atoms and molecules, i.e., about the molecular dynamics, which govern all atomic and molecular processes, such as chemical reactions and the interactions of photons with matter. They are the basis for all biological processes and therefore for life on earth.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fachbereich PhysikUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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