Accession Number : AD0709077
Title : AN ATTEMPT TO DETECT THE LYMAN-ALPHA RADIATION FROM POSITRONIUM.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Fagg,L. W.
Report Date : 24 JUN 1970
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : The report describes an unsuccessful attempt to detect the Lyman-alpha radiation from the positronium atom. Pertinent aspects of positronium formation, Lyman-alpha emission, and subsequent decay are briefly introduced. A description of the experimental apparatus and procedure is presented. The results are discussed along with suggestions for improvements for future attempts. (Author)
Descriptors : (*POSITRONIUM, *ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY), ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION
Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE