• Relative strengths of the competing multipoles in the K and L series x-ray spectra in theNR limit

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      X-ray spectral lines; forbidden lines; multipole emission; classification of spectral lines; radial matrix element; relativistic and non-relativistic limits

    • Abstract


      For most of the transitions of theK andL series x-ray spectra the ratio of the contributions of the competing multipoles, δ2, is independent of the radial matrix element in the non-relativistic limit. In the present paper calculations of δ2 are made in the non-relativistic limit which give the relative strengths of the two closely competing electric and magnetic multipoles. The dominant mode in the emission processes of the transitions in theK andL series x-ray spectra has been assigned on the basis of these calculations.

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      V S Edlabadkar1 Chintamani Mande1

      1. Physics Department, Nagpur University, Nagpur - 440 010, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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