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Hydrogen spectrum hyperfine structure

  1. Apr 21, 2009 #1


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    A detailed picture of the Hydrogen red line shows a lot of detail:


    The difference in the 2 largest peaks is the fine structure, the lamb shift is clearly noted, but what are the other 2 bumps just below the lamb shift in the upper chart. I was thinking hyperfine, but I dont think that works as their values appear in red on the lower chart and dont match with the upper chart. Anyone have thoughts or know offhand?
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