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    The Lamb shift effect (on series limits) revisited

    Lang, Peter F. (2017) The Lamb shift effect (on series limits) revisited. International Journal of Advanced Research in Chemical Science 4 (11), pp. 10-19. ISSN 2349-039X.

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    This work briefly introduces the development of atomic spectra and the measurement of the Lamb shift. The importance of series limits/ionization energies is highlighted. The use of specialist computer programs to calculate the Lamb shift and ionization energies of one and two electron atoms are mentioned. Lamb shift values calculated by complex programs are compared with results from an alternative simple expression. The importance of experimental measurement is discussed. The conclusion is that there is a case to experimentally measure series limits and re-examine the interpretation and calculations of the Lamb shift.


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    School: School of Science > Biological Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 14:50
    Last Modified: 15 Jul 2020 05:42


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