Associative ionization in collision between Na(3P3/2) and Cs(6P3/2)
Authors: Gabbanini C., Biagini M., Gozzini S., Lucchesini A., Moi L.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto di Fisica Atomica e Molecolare del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pisa, Italy; Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Siena, Siena, Italy
Abstract: The results of an experiment on the associative ionization collision between sodium and cesium excited atoms are reported. The atoms are excited by two resonant cw lasers to the 3P3/2 and 6P3/2 levels, respectively, and the formation of the NaCs+ molecular ion is observed. The rate constant of such process has been measured relative to the known rate constant of sodium associative ionization and its value resulted in K = (5.4 +/- 3.2) x 10(-11) cm3s-1.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW A
Volume: 43 Pages from: 2311 to: 2315
More Information: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.43.2311
I.F.: 2.639KeyWords: atomic collisions; sodium; caesiumDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.43.2311Citations: 5data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-12-05References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here