Radio-Frequency Spectroscopy: Outreach

  • Manuel Vogel
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 100)


This chapter gives a short review of the spectroscopic techniques that are specific to Penning traps, since they make dedicated use of the confining fields and their controllable properties. In particular, we show how precise measurements of the oscillation frequencies of particles in the radio-frequency domain may be used to infer spectroscopic information in the optical and microwave domains.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion ResearchDarmstadtGermany

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