Precision Laser Spectroscopy of Hydrogen

  • Theo W. Hänsch
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 80)


Advances in laser technology and coherent light techniques have opened interesting opportunities for precision spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen and other simple quantum electrodynamic systems. The present state of such experiment will be reviewed, and possible future precision measurements will be discussed.


Lamb Shift Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate Positronium Atom Rydberg Constant 
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  • Theo W. Hänsch
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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