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Title: Comment on 'Strong-field ionization of laser-irradiated light homonuclear diatomic molecules: A generalized strong-field approximation-combination of atomic orbitals model'

Abstract

V. I. Usachenko and S.-I. Chu [Phys. Rev. A, 71, 063410 (2005)] discuss the molecular strong-field approximation in the velocity gauge formulation and indicate that some of our earlier velocity gauge calculations are inaccurate. Here we comment on the results of Usachenko and Chu. First, we show that the molecular orbitals used by Usachenko and Chu do not have the correct symmetry, and second, that it is an oversimplification to describe the molecular orbitals in terms of just a single linear combination of two atomic orbitals. Finally, some values for the generalized Bessel function are given for comparison.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus C (Denmark)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20787178
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. A; Journal Volume: 73; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.73.047401; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; APPROXIMATIONS; BESSEL FUNCTIONS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; IRRADIATION; LASER RADIATION; MOLECULES; PHOTOIONIZATION; PHOTON-MOLECULE COLLISIONS; SYMMETRY; VISIBLE RADIATION

Citation Formats

Kjeldsen, Thomas Kim, and Madsen, Lars Bojer. Comment on 'Strong-field ionization of laser-irradiated light homonuclear diatomic molecules: A generalized strong-field approximation-combination of atomic orbitals model'. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0.
Kjeldsen, Thomas Kim, & Madsen, Lars Bojer. Comment on 'Strong-field ionization of laser-irradiated light homonuclear diatomic molecules: A generalized strong-field approximation-combination of atomic orbitals model'. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0.
Kjeldsen, Thomas Kim, and Madsen, Lars Bojer. Sat . "Comment on 'Strong-field ionization of laser-irradiated light homonuclear diatomic molecules: A generalized strong-field approximation-combination of atomic orbitals model'". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0.
@article{osti_20787178,
title = {Comment on 'Strong-field ionization of laser-irradiated light homonuclear diatomic molecules: A generalized strong-field approximation-combination of atomic orbitals model'},
author = {Kjeldsen, Thomas Kim and Madsen, Lars Bojer},
abstractNote = {V. I. Usachenko and S.-I. Chu [Phys. Rev. A, 71, 063410 (2005)] discuss the molecular strong-field approximation in the velocity gauge formulation and indicate that some of our earlier velocity gauge calculations are inaccurate. Here we comment on the results of Usachenko and Chu. First, we show that the molecular orbitals used by Usachenko and Chu do not have the correct symmetry, and second, that it is an oversimplification to describe the molecular orbitals in terms of just a single linear combination of two atomic orbitals. Finally, some values for the generalized Bessel function are given for comparison.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0},
journal = {Physical Review. A},
number = 4,
volume = 73,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2006},
month = {Sat Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2006}
}