Rydberg states in strong electric and magnetic fields
We have previously presented a semiclassical treatment of highly excited atoms in a magnetic field (for application to an analysis of the observed Zeeman effect in the BaI absorption spectrum) and a similar treatment of a one-dimensional Coulomb field with an electric field in the same direction (of interest for the study of far-infrared emission from Si inversion layers, and also for the discussion of electrons outside a free surface of liquid helium). Since the latter experiment has also been carried out in the presence of a magnetic field, an analysis is now presented, based on the simultaneous presence of both electric and magnetic fields, which is applicable to low-lying as well as highly excited states. © 1978 The American Physical Society.
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Physical Review A
O'Connell, R. (1978). Rydberg states in strong electric and magnetic fields. Physical Review A, 17 (6), 1984-1987. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.17.1984