Dependence of the electronic transition moment on internuclear separation in Na2: A quantum mechanical treatment

P. F. Williams, D. L. Rousseau

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We present a quantum mechanical treatment of laser-induced atomic fluorescence from molecular sodium. It is shown that such fluorescence data may be analyzed with an r- centroid approximation and an accurate determination of the electronic transition moment may be made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1516-1520
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1974
Externally publishedYes


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