Smart, Gerald Douglas Sealy (1973) The construction and characteristics of an ammonia beam maser employing a fabry-perot cavity. Doctoral thesis, Keele University.

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Abstract

The construction of an ammonia molecular beam maser employing an open resonator is described. The operation of this maser as an amplifier enables the effects of mode degeneracy in the resonator to be examined in a controlled manner. Its operation above oscillation threshold can give rise to biharmonic effects with beat frequencies of a few hundred Hz. A transient behaviour of the maser makes possible the measurement of low field Zeeman splittings within the maser linewidth.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Lisa Bailey
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2019 16:03
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2019 16:03
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/5995

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