Band Spectrum of Helium

Abstract

IN the course of some investigations on the electrical properties of helium at fairly high pressures (about 25 mm. mercury), it was found that, if the gas was excited in such a way as to produce the line spectrum and the band spectrum of helium in comparable intensity, the rate of decrease in intensity of the band spectrum was much smaller than that of the line spectrum after the excitation was removed.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

MCCALLUM, S., WILLS, M. Band Spectrum of Helium. Nature 142, 252–253 (1938). https://doi.org/10.1038/142252b0

Download citation

Further reading

Comments

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.