Measurement of the caesium 6S(1/2) -> 8P(1/2) transition frequency

Citation
Yw. Liu et Peg. Baird, Measurement of the caesium 6S(1/2) -> 8P(1/2) transition frequency, APP PHYS B, 71(4), 2000, pp. 567-572
Citations number
16
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Apllied Physucs/Condensed Matter/Materiales Science
Journal title
APPLIED PHYSICS B-LASERS AND OPTICS
ISSN journal
0946-2171 → ACNP
Volume
71
Issue
4
Year of publication
2000
Pages
567 - 572
Database
ISI
SICI code
0946-2171(200010)71:4<567:MOTC6->2.0.ZU;2-P
Abstract
The caesium 6S(1/2) --> 8P(1/2,3/2) transitions at 387.6 nm and 388.8 nm ha ve been observed with a linewidth of < 5 MHz by laser spectroscopy. The abs olute frequency of the 6S(1/2) --> 8P(1/2) transition was determined to an uncertainty of +/-1 MHz using the calibrated rubidium 5S(1/2) --> 5D(5/2) t wo-photon transition and accurate interferometry. The potential of this cae sium transition as a useful secondary frequency standard in blue-UV region is discussed.