Division of Plasmaphysics
Institute for Atomic- and Molecularphysics, University of Hannover
Research Activities
Group Members

Research Activities
  • plasma physics
  • atomic physics
  • spectroscopy

Main Topics

  • gas discharge physics: especially arcs, hollow cathodes, Penning discharges
  • development of radiation standards for the VUV-region
  • experimental determination of lifetimes of atomic states
  • measurements of oscillator strengths
  • investigation of the near cathode region with various diagnostique techniques: emission and absorption spectroscopy, laser-induced fluorescence (LIF), Rayleigh and Thomson scattering, interferometry
  • highly sensitive absorption and frequency modulation (FM) spectroscopy using tunable laser diodes
  • MHD
  • plasmamodels

Last changes: 21.IV.2003 (GK)