20-25 October 2019
PSI
Europe/Zurich timezone

Hydrogen Lambshift

22 Oct 2019, 11:45
30m
WHGA/001 - Auditorium (PSI)

WHGA/001 - Auditorium

PSI

Invited Talk Session

Speaker

Eric Hessels (York University)

Description

We have measured the Lamb shift in atomic hydrogen using a new FOSOF (Frequency Offset Separated Oscillatory Fields) method. We measure the 2S$_{1/2}$(F=0)-to-2P$_{1/2}$(F=1) interval to be 909.8717(32) MHz, from which an rms proton charge radius of 0.833(10) fm can be determined.

Primary author

Eric Hessels (York University)

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