7B20.10 - Zeeman Effect

Zeeman effect

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PIRA Classification: 7B20.10

Description: A small mercury lamp is placed between the poles of a large electromagnet. The light from the lamp is sent through a Fabry-Perot etalon to a camera. When the magnet is turned on and the field is increased, the interference rings will split.

Special Instructions: Slowly increase the current to the magnet.

Condition: Ok

Setup time: 5 minutes

Safety Issues: none