Measurement of Relative Metastable Level Population of Gd Atoms in Hollow Cathode Lamp with LIF Method
Seyed Hassan, Ata Koohian
DOI: 10.4236/jmp.2010.11011   PDF   HTML     6,012 Downloads   9,950 Views   Citations


Relative metastable level population of metal plasma having low-lying metastable states departs from equi-librium value. It needs to be experimentally investigated. This paper reports the use of hollow cathode lamp based Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) spectroscopy technique to measure Relative metastable level popu-lation of metal in a plasma produced by a hollow cathode lamp. The relative population of ground state and 533 cm-1 levels of Gd atoms in hollow cathode lamp is measured with LIF method.

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S. Hassan and A. Koohian, "Measurement of Relative Metastable Level Population of Gd Atoms in Hollow Cathode Lamp with LIF Method," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2010, pp. 83-85. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2010.11011.

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