Electronic Structure of Alkaline Earth Monohalides from Laser-Microwave Double Resonance Spectroscopy

Wolfgang Ernst, J. O. Schröder, Jörn Kändler

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Among the diatonic radicals, the alkaline earth monohalides have attracted the interest of many research groups. With their single metal centered electron outside two closed shell ions these radicals represent in same respect a molecular analogon to the alkali atoms. The internuclear distances and potential energy curves are very similar for the electronic ground and first excited states. Hyperfine structure (hfs) arises from the weak interaction of the single electron with the nuclear spin of the halogen nucleus. The heavy species of the group, i.e. strontium and barium monohalides, exhibit particularly complex spectra,and the interpretation became only possible with the help of our recently developed laser-microwave (mw) double resonance methods. The results can only be summarized in this paper.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaser Spectrocopy VII
Place of PublicationBerlin
ISBN (Print)3-540-15894-4
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Laser Spectroscopy - Hawaii, United States
Duration: 24 Jun 198528 Jun 1985

Publication series

NameSpringer series in optical sciences - SSOS
ISSN (Print)0342-4111
ISSN (Electronic)1556-1534


ConferenceInternational Conference on Laser Spectroscopy
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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