Hyperfine structure and isotope shifts in Mo II

S.D. Rosner, R.A. Holt

We have applied fast-ion-beam laser-fluorescence spectroscopy to measure the hyperfine structures of seven even-parity and six odd-parity levels in Mo II and the isotope shifts of nine transitions in the wavelength range 424.5–443.4 nm. These are the first measurements of these parameters and almost the first such measurements in Mo II. These atomic data are essential for astrophysical studies of chemical abundances, allowing correction for saturation and the effects of blended lines. They also provide important constraints on stellar diffusion modeling, particularly in chemically peculiar (CP) stars, and serve as valuable input to semi-empirical theoretical models of hyperfine structure and isotope shifts.

Article -> http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/10.1139/cjp-2016-0192#.WCwazeErI7w

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