Diode-laser isotope enrichment of rubidium with a polarized atomic beam

Gang-hua Mei; Yuan Zhang
December 1993
Applied Physics Letters;12/27/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 26, p3568
Academic Journal
Examines the diode-laser isotope enrichment of rubidium by magnetic deflection of a polarized atomic beam with laser-induced fluorescence detection. Reasons for the improvement of the results for rubidium; Suitability of the method for enriching isotopes with large atomic masses; Role of pumping scheme and magnet performance in the enhancement.


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