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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
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2011 10:27
Last modified: 21 May 2015 12:57
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/28932

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