NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory Handbook of Basic Atomic Spectroscopic Data

[skip navigation] National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory Magnesium (Mg) 

Homepage - IntroductionFinding listSelect element by name.Select element by atomic number.Select element from periodic tableMagnesium Atomic DataMagnesium Strong LinesMagnesium Neutral Atom Persistent Lines Magnesium Neutral Atom Energy LevelsMagnesium Singly Ionized Persistent LinesMagnesium Singly Ionized Energy LevelsMagnesium References
Switch to Formatted Version

References and Notes for Magnesium ( Mg )

FW96      J. R. Fuhr and W. L. Wiese, NIST Atomic Transition Probability Tables, CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics, 77th Edition, D. R. Lide, Ed., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL (1996). 

KM91a     V. Kaufman and W. C. Martin, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 20, 83 (1991). We have quoted Ritz-calculated wavelengths for most Mg II lines from this compilation. These values are much more accurate than the directly measured wavelengths in the region below 2000 Å.

M03       D. C. Morton, Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser. 149, 205 (2003). 

MZ80      W. C. Martin and R. Zalubas, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 9, 1 (1980). 

PTW98     J. C. Pickering, A. P. Thorne, and J. K. Webb, Mon. Not. R. Astron Soc. 300, 131 (1998). High-accuracy measurements of Mg I and Mg II resonant lines [PTW98], quoted here, give improved values of 35051.277(1) cm-1 for the Mg I 3s3p 1P° level and 35669.298(2) and 35760.848(2) cm-1 for the Mg II 3p 2P° levels. We have retained the less accurate values from [MZ80] for these levels for consistency with the values of other levels in the tables.

WSM69     W. L. Wiese, M. W. Smith and B. M. Miles, Natl. Stand. Ref. Data Ser., Natl. Bur. Stand. (U.S.) 22 (1969).