Bridge, E.M. and Millen, J. and Adams, C.S. and Jones, M.P.A. (2009) 'A vapor cell based on dispensers for laser spectroscopy.', Review of scientific instruments., 80 (1). 013101.
We describe a simple strontium vapor cell for laser spectroscopy experiments. Strontium vapor is produced using an electrically heated commercial dispenser source. The sealed cell operates at room temperature, and without a buffer gas or vacuum pump. The cell was characterized using laser spectroscopy, and was found to offer stable and robust operation, with an estimated lifetime of >10 000 h. By changing the dispenser, this technique can be readily extended to other alkali and alkaline earth elements.
|Keywords:||Alkali metals, Measurement by laser beam, Spectrometer accessories, Strontium|
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|Publisher statement:||Copyright (2009) American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in Bridge, E.M. and Millen, J. and Adams, C.S. and Jones, M.P.A. (2009) 'A vapor cell based on dispensers for laser spectroscopy.', Review of scientific instruments., 80 (1). 013101 and may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3036980|
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