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QM and decay

Damped Harmonic Oscillator

Special cases 1 and 2

Special case 3, real roots

Complex roots

Resulting equation

Jackson's treatment

States and levels

Formulae

Application to Ca II H and K lines

Application to Na I D lines

Term and multiplet values

Line intensities

"Natural" excitation

Line strength

Transition probability rate

Linear dipole representation

Angular distribution

Plot

Pi and sigma patterns

Cascade induced alignment

Decay of polarization

Instrumental polarizations

Magic angles

Six-

Coupling schemes

Calculator

Radial integral

Specific calculations

Multiplet strengths

Lifetimes

Formulae

Summed

Summed

Branching fractions

Level diagram

Decay curve

Tabulations

Commutator algebra

Length and velocity

Acceleration

Classical analogy

Thomas-Reiche-Kuhn

Sum rule

Applied to Na

Applied to H

Applied to Na I and Mg II

a

Mg II extended

Ca II

Hydrogen continuum states

Continuum states and confidence limits

Invert for lifetimes

Cancellation landscape

Penetration and polarization quantum defects

Cu

Cu

Cu

K

Index of refraction of gases

continued

Polarization shifts in cancellations

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

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Dipole moment

Using hydrogenlike values

Formula

Application to S V and Cl VI

Ag cancellations

Au cancellations

Hg II 5

Ions with severe cancellations

Application to Au sequence

Atomic radii

Cu Grotrian diagram

Tl III Grotrian diagram

Contributions to sums

Tabulations

Dipole polarizabilities

ANDC determination

Polarization model

K

K 6

C II H and K lines

Deferred topics:

Example: Lyman alpha

Oscillator strength

Transition probability rate

Multiplet intensity

Fractional parentage

Multiplet definitions

Effective multiplet values