Radiative Decay of the Metastable States of the H and He Sequences — Experiment

  • Richard Marrus
Conference paper


There are four known levels in the spectra of one- and two- electron atoms which can decay predominantly by other than an allowed El transition. These are indicated in Fig. 1. The theory of these decays has been described in the preceding paper1 and we here summarize those properties that are relevant for experiment.


Metastable State 21S0 State Radiative Decay Electron Bombardment Detector Separation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Marrus
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Department of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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