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High Sensitivity Laser Spectroscopy with Atoms from a Cooled Helium Jet
Author(s): D. A. Lewis; R. M. Evans; C. N. Davids; M. A. Finn; S. L. Kaufman; G. W. Greenlees
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a cryogenic He-jet system which efficiently transports radioactive atoms produced on-line at the Argonne National Lab Tandem-Linac Accelerator away from the production region and forms them into a cool atomic beam. This atomic beam will be probed with high sensitivity laser spectroscopy using the photon burst method. The ultimate goal of this work is to determine the sizes, shapes, and magnetic moments of short-lived nuclei through their atomic hyperfine structure. Preliminary measurements with the He-jet system and the adaption of the photon burst method to this new geometry are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1983
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0426, Laser-Based Ultrasensitive Spectroscopy and Detection V, (19 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936234
Show Author Affiliations
D. A. Lewis, Iowa State University (United States)
R. M. Evans, Iowa State University (United States)
C. N. Davids, Argonne National Laboratory (United States)
M. A. Finn, University of Minnesota (United States)
S. L. Kaufman, University of Minnesota (United States)
G. W. Greenlees, University of Minnesota (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0426:
Laser-Based Ultrasensitive Spectroscopy and Detection V
Richard A. Keller, Editor(s)

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