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Progress in Atomic Spectroscopy

Part B

  • W. Hanle
  • H. Kleinpoppen

Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PAMO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Daniel Kleppner
    Pages 713-725
  3. H.-Jürgen Kluge
    Pages 727-768
  4. L. D. Schearer, W. F. Parks
    Pages 769-775
  5. Peter Bräunlich
    Pages 777-827
  6. H. J. Andrä
    Pages 829-953
  7. K. J. Kollath, M. C. Standage
    Pages 955-997
  8. Hans A. Schuessler
    Pages 999-1029
  9. J. F. Williams
    Pages 1031-1073
  10. W. L. Wiese
    Pages 1101-1155
  11. Richard G. Fowler
    Pages 1157-1186
  12. W. Behmenburg
    Pages 1187-1226
  13. M. Elbel
    Pages 1299-1356
  14. K.-H. Schartner
    Pages 1357-1384
  15. G. Backenstoss
    Pages 1385-1426
  16. Stephan Berko, Karl F. Canter, Allen P. Mills Jr.
    Pages 1427-1452
  17. Kenneth M. Baird
    Pages 1485-1500
  18. Back Matter
    Pages xxv-xxxiv

About this book

Introduction

W. HANLE and H. KLEINPOPPEN In 1919, in the first edition of Atombau and Spektrallinien, Sommerfeld referred to the immense amount of information which had been accumu­ lated during the first period of 60 years of spectroscopic practice. Sommer­ feld emphasized that the names of Planck and Bohr would be connected forever with the efforts that had been made to understand the physics and the theory of spectral lines. Another period of almost 60 years has elapsed since the first edition of Sommerfeld's famous monograph. As the editors of this monograph, Progress in Atomic Spectroscopy, we feel that the present period is best characterized by the large variety of new spec­ troscopic methods that have been invented in the last decades. Spectroscopy has always been involved in the field of research on atomic structure and the interaction of light and atoms. The development of new spectroscopic methods (i.e., new as compared to the traditional optical methods) has led to many outstanding achievements, which, together with the increase of activity over the last decades, appear as a kind of renaissance of atomic spectroscopy.

Keywords

development spectra spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • W. Hanle
    • 1
  • H. Kleinpoppen
    • 2
  1. 1.Ist Institute of PhysicsJustus Liebig UniversityGiessenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Atomic PhysicsUniversity of StirlingStirlingScotland

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