Ultra-Violet Excitation of the D Line of Sodium

Article metrics


IN a letter on this subject published in NATURE, May 13, I showed that sodium vapour, stimulated by the second line of the principal series at wave-length 3303 in the ultra-violet, fluoresces with emission of the D line, which is the first member of the principal series.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

STRUTT, R. Ultra-Violet Excitation of the D Line of Sodium. Nature 95, 370 (1915) doi:10.1038/095370b0

Download citation

Further reading


By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.