Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 125, Issue 5, pp 679–683 | Cite as

Precision Measurements of Forbidden Transition Frequencies Using Stimulated Raman Scattering

  • E. V. BaklanovEmail author
  • S. M. Kobtsev
  • A. V. Taichenachev


The possibility of precision measurements of frequencies of forbidden transitions of cold atoms in a trap using stimulated Raman scattering is shown. Transition 1S–2S in a hydrogen atom, in which the atom passes from level 1S to level 2S via intermediate level 3P is considered in detail. In this case, the frequency of the pump field (103 nm) is close to the frequency of the 3P–1S transition, while the stimulated scattering frequency (656 nm) is close to the frequency of the 3P–2S transition.



We are grateful to D.V. Brazhnikov for the discussion of this work and valuable remarks.

This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 17-02-00292.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. V. Baklanov
    • 2
    Email author
  • S. M. Kobtsev
    • 1
  • A. V. Taichenachev
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Laser Physics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Novosibirsk State UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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