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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Determination of hyperfine structure constants of 5D5/2 and 7S1/2 states of rubidium in cascade atomic system
Shaohua Li1;2, Yihong Li1;2, Jinpeng Yuan1;2, Lirong Wang1;2, Liantuan Xiao1;2, and Suotang Jia1;2
1 State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, [Shanxi University], Taiyuan 030006, China
2 Collaborative Innovation Center of Extreme Optics, [Shanxi University], Taiyuan 030006, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2018, 16(06): pp.060203

Topic:Atomic and molecular physics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 020.2930  300.6210  

We present a method to precisely determine the hyperfine structure constants of the rubidium 5D5/2 and 7S1/2 states in a cascade atomic system. The probe laser is coupled to the 5S1/2→5P3/2 hyperfine transition, while the coupling laser is scanned over the 5P3/2→5D5/2(7S1/2) transition. The high-resolution double-resonance optical pumping spectra are obtained with two counter-propagating laser beams acting on rubidium vapor. The hyperfine splitting structures are accurately measured by an optical frequency ruler based on the acousto-optic modulator, thus, the magnetic dipole hyperfine coupling constant A and quadrupole coupling constant B are determined. It is of great significance for the atomic hyperfine structure and fundamental physics research.

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Get Citation: Shaohua Li, Yihong Li, Jinpeng Yuan, Lirong Wang, Liantuan Xiao, and Suotang Jia, "Determination of hyperfine structure constants of 5D5/2 and 7S1/2 states of rubidium in cascade atomic system," Chin. Opt. Lett. 16(06), 060203(2018)

Note: This work was supported by the National Key R&D Program of China (No. 2017YFA0304203), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61575116, 61705122, 61728502, 91736209, and 11434007), the Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University of Ministry of Education of China (No. IRT13076), the Program for Sanjin Scholars of Shanxi Province, the Applied Basic Research Project of Shanxi Province (No. 201701D221004), and the Fund for Shanxi ‘1331 Project’ Key Subjects Construction.


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