Production of Atomic Rydberg States in Optical Collisions

  • C. E. Burkhardt
  • M. Ciocca
  • W. P. Garver
  • J. J. Leventhal
  • J. D. Kelley
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 16)

Abstract

The advent of tunable lasers has provided the means to study many processes of fundamental importance in atomic and molecular physics. Among the phenomena of current interest are “laser-assisted” or “laser-induced” collisional processes[1]. In this context these terms refer to processes which result in atomic or molecular final states that are only accessible to irradiated systems undergoing collisional interaction[2];
$$X + Y + R\omega \to X* + Y.$$
(1)

Keywords

Berman 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. E. Burkhardt
    • 1
  • M. Ciocca
    • 1
  • W. P. Garver
    • 1
  • J. J. Leventhal
    • 1
  • J. D. Kelley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Missouri-St. LouisSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.McDonnell Douglas Research LaboratoriesSt. LouisUSA

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