Determination of the Atomic Mass of the Electron

  • Florian Köhler-LangesEmail author
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In the present chapter, I will present the measurement results of the atomic electron mass, which have been published in Sturm et al. (Nature, 506:467–470, 2014, [1]). An extensive paper focusing in detail on the line-shape model of the \(\varGamma \)-resonance, see Sect.  4.5, as well as on all the reviewed systematic shifts has been recently accepted (Köhler et al., J Phys B At Mol Opt Phys 48(14):144032, 2015, [2]). In the beginning of this chapter, in Sect. 5.1, I will introduce the data sets considered in the final analysis, which include measurement runs of three independently produced, single \(^{12}\)C\(^{5+}\) ions measured at different modified cyclotron energies.


Frequency Ratio Larmor Frequency Systematic Shift Axial Frequency Dipole Contribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Stored and Cooled IonsMax-Planck-Institut für KernphysikHeidelbergGermany

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