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On relaxation times

 a,  b
a Institute of Microstructure Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Ulyanova 46, Nizhnii Novgorod, 603600, Russian Federation
b Federal Research Center Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Ulyanova 46, Nizhny Novgorod, 603000, Russian Federation

The physical background of the relation T2 = 2T1 between the transverse and longitudinal relaxation times in atomic and molecular spectroscopy is discussed.

PACS: 02.90.+p, 32.70.−n, 33.70.−w, 42.50.Ct (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1999v042n10ABEH000472
Citation: Vaks V L, Mityugov V V "On relaxation times" Phys. Usp. 42 1065–1066 (1999)
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Оригинал: Вакс В Л, Митюгов В В «О временах релаксации.» УФН 169 1163–1164 (1999); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0169.199910j.1163

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