Modern Methods of Optical Spectroscopy
We have come to know optical spectroscopy in the preceding chapters as the most important method for the investigation of the electronic shells of atoms and for understanding atomic structure. We have seen that in many cases, extremely small splittings or shifts of the spectral lines must be determined with a high spectral resolution. Progress in our knowledge of atomic structure and of the fundamentals of quantum mechanics has only been possible through a continuous process of improvements in experimental techniques.
KeywordsBurning Recom Bination Coherence Posite Sine
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- L. Allen, J.H. Eberly: Optical Resonance and Two-Level Atoms (Dover Publ., New York 1987)Google Scholar
- T.W. Hansch, Y.R. Shen (eds.): Laser Spectroscopy VII, Springer Ser. Opt. Sci., Vol. 49 (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 1985)Google Scholar
- Chi H. Lee (ed.): Picosecond Optoelectronic Devices (Academic, New York 1984)Google Scholar
- A. Corney: Atomic and Laser Spectroscopy (Oxford University Press 1987)Google Scholar
- W. Demtroder: Laser Spectroscopy, 2nd enlarged ed. (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1996)Google Scholar
- D.C. Hanna, M.A. Yuratich, D. Cotter: Nonlinear Optics of Free Atoms and Molecules, Springer Ser. Opt. Sci., Vol. 17 (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 1979)Google Scholar
- S. Stenholm: Foundations of Laser Spectroscopy (Wiley, New York 1984)Google Scholar
- S. Svanberg: Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, Springer Series on Atoms and Plasmas, Vol. 6, 2nd ed. (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 1992)Google Scholar
- H. Walther, K.W. Rothe (eds.): Laser Spectroscopy IV, Springer Series in Optical Sciences, Vol. 21 (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1979)Google Scholar
- W.M. Yen, M.V. Levenson (eds.): Laser, Spectroscopy, and New Ideas. Springer Ser. Opt. Sci., Vol. 54 (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 1987)Google Scholar