Corrections of order 6 to S levels of two-body systems

Michael I. Eides, Howard Grotch

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Corrections to the energy of S levels of positronium of order m6 that are as large as several hundred kilohertz are obtained. A recoil correction of order (Z)5(m/M)m to the Lamb shift in hydrogen is calculated. This correction turns out to be too small from a phenomenological point of view.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1757-1760
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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