Zeeman Effect in Mercury

Abstract

Michael Faraday first examined atomic spectra under the influence of a magnetic field in 1862 without much success. It would prove to be his final experimental attempt. Upon discovery of this fact, Pieter Zeeman again attempted the procedure in 1896, and was led to the startling conclusion that spectral lines seemed to split into multiple components in the… (More)

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@inproceedings{Perepelitsa2007ZeemanEI, title={Zeeman Effect in Mercury}, author={Dennis V. Perepelitsa}, year={2007} }