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Decay, excitation, and ionization of lithium Rydberg states by blackbody radiation
Author(s): V. D. Ovsiannikov; I. L. Glukhov
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Details of interaction between the blackbody radiation and neutral lithium atoms were studied in the temperature ranges T = 100-2000 K. The rates of thermally induced decays, excitations and ionization were calculated for S-, P- and D-series of Rydberg states in the Fues' model potential approach. The quantitative regularities for the states of the maximal rates of blackbody-radiation-induced processes were determined. Approximation formulas were proposed for analytical representation of the depopulation rates.

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Date Published: 11 January 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7993, ICONO 2010: International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics, 79930X (11 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.879599
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V. D. Ovsiannikov, Voronezh State Univ. (Russian Federation)
I. L. Glukhov, Voronezh State Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7993:
ICONO 2010: International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics

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