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On the recoil and Doppler shifts

Barnett, Stephen M. (2010) On the recoil and Doppler shifts. Journal of Modern Optics, 57 (14-15). pp. 1445-1447. ISSN 0950-0340

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    Abstract

    The recoil shift due to the finite mass of an absorbing atom is, when viewed in the right way, simply part of the total Doppler shift. This is true both in the low speed and relativistic limits and also for the reflection of light from a low-mass mirror.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 28932
    Keywords: Dopper shift, recoil shift, laser cooling, Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    Subjects: Science > Physics
    Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2011 11:27
    Last modified: 27 Mar 2014 11:11
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/28932

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