Laser Spectroscopy of Hydrogen-Like and Helium-Like Ions

  • Edmund G. Myers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 570)


Laser spectroscopy of hydrogen-like and helium-like ions is reviewed. Emphasis is on the fast-beam laser resonance technique, measurements in moderate-Z ions which provide tests of relativistic and quantum-electrodynamic atomic theory, and future experimental directions.


Laser Spectroscopy Lamb Shift Doppler Width Beam Velocity Structure Interval 
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  • Edmund G. Myers
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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