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Title: Above-threshold ionization by chirped laser pulses

Abstract

We theoretically investigate above-threshold ionization by chirped laser pulses. By comparing the photoelectron energy spectra and the photoelectron angular distributions of Na for the laser pulses with different chirp rates but with the identical spectral profile, we find that the ionization processes have a clear dependence on the chirp rate. Further calculations without excited bound states during the time propagation of the wave function reveal practically no chirp dependence, which is clear evidence that the origin of the chirp dependence in above-threshold ionization is the excited bound states.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20982551
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. A; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.75.053409; (c) 2007 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; ANGULAR DISTRIBUTION; BOUND STATE; ENERGY SPECTRA; EXCITED STATES; LASER RADIATION; PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY; PHOTOIONIZATION; PHOTON-ATOM COLLISIONS; PULSES; SODIUM; WAVE FUNCTIONS

Citation Formats

Nakajima, Takashi. Above-threshold ionization by chirped laser pulses. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.053409.
Nakajima, Takashi. Above-threshold ionization by chirped laser pulses. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.053409.
Nakajima, Takashi. Tue . "Above-threshold ionization by chirped laser pulses". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.053409.
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abstractNote = {We theoretically investigate above-threshold ionization by chirped laser pulses. By comparing the photoelectron energy spectra and the photoelectron angular distributions of Na for the laser pulses with different chirp rates but with the identical spectral profile, we find that the ionization processes have a clear dependence on the chirp rate. Further calculations without excited bound states during the time propagation of the wave function reveal practically no chirp dependence, which is clear evidence that the origin of the chirp dependence in above-threshold ionization is the excited bound states.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.053409},
journal = {Physical Review. A},
number = 5,
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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