ABSTRACT Using the path integral formalism, the fine structure and dynamics effects are taken into account for the broadening of spectral lines in a plasma. A compact expression of the dipolar autocorrelation function for an emitter in the plasma is derived for Lyman alpha lines with fine structure. The expression of the dipolar autocorrelation function takes into account the dynamics effects, which are represented by the time microfield autocorrelation function.
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