Isotope shifts of the 6d2D3/2-7p2P1/2 transition in trapped short-lived 209-214Ra+

G. S. Giri, O. O. Versolato, J. E. Van Den Berg, O. Böll, U. Dammalapati, D. J. Van Der Hoek, K. Jungmann, W. L. Kruithof, S. Müller, M. Nuñez Portela, C. J.G. Onderwater, B. Santra, R. G.E. Timmermans, L. W. Wansbeek, L. Willmann, H. W. Wilschut

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Abstract

Laser spectroscopy of short-lived radium isotopes in a linear Paul trap has been performed. The isotope shifts of the 6d2D3/2-7p2P1/2 transition in 209-214Ra+, which are sensitive to the short-range part of the atomic wave functions, were measured. The results are essential experimental input for improving the precision of atomic structure calculations. This is indispensable for parity violation in Ra+ aiming at the determination of the weak mixing angle.

Original languageEnglish
Article number020503
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Aug 26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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