Incomplete schiff shielding of nuclear electric dipole moment in ionic atom

Chigak Itoi, Sachiko Oshima

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In a point nucleus model, we show that the unscreened electric dipole moment (EDM) of an ionic atom exists in the leading order. We evaluate the exact energy linear in EDM of an ionic atom. The EDM energy of nucleus survives in the ionic atom, while that of the electrons are screened completely.

Original languageEnglish
Article number103201
JournalJournal of the Physical Society of Japan
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Oct
Externally publishedYes



  • EDM
  • Ionic atom
  • Schiff shielding

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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