Photoassociative spectroscopy of 1g, 0u+, and 0-g states of Na2

L. P. Ratliff, M. E. Wagshul, P. D. Lett, S. L. Rolston, W. D. Phillips

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We use photoassociation of ultracold Na to study transitions from free atoms to bound molecules. We obtain rovibrational spectra of the 1g, the 0u+, and, for the first time, the 0g - "purely long-range" state of Na2, all of which dissociate to Na(3 2S1/2)+Na(3 2P 3/2).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2638-2641
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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