Rydberg states of hydrogenlike ions in a braneworld model

  title={Rydberg states of hydrogenlike ions in a braneworld model},
  author={F{\'a}bio Dahia and E. Maciel and A. S. Lemos},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
Precise measurements of optical transition frequencies between Rydberg states of hydrogen-like ions could be used to obtain an improved value of the Rydberg constant, by avoiding the uncertainties about the proton radius. Motivated by this perspective, we investigate the influence of the gravitational interaction on the energy levels of Hydrogen-like ions in Rydberg states in a braneworld model. As it is known, in this scenario, the gravitational interaction is amplified in short distances. We… 
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