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Title: Quantum path analysis of isolated attosecond pulse generation by polarization gating

Abstract

The generation of isolated attosecond pulses using the polarization gating technique is analyzed considering the single-atom response to an intense pulse with a time-dependent ellipticity. The influence of the carrier-envelope phase of the driving pulses on the characteristics of the harmonic spectra is discussed in combination with the concept of quantum trajectory followed by the electrons. We show that the control of the polarization state of the pulse opens important possibilities for synthesizing particular attosecond pulse wave form.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Dipartimento di Fisica, National Laboratory for Ultrafast and Ultraintense Optical Science, INFM, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza L. da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano (Italy)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21304708
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review. A
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 79; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.79.053410; (c) 2009 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1050-2947
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMS; CARRIERS; CONTROL; ELECTRONS; OPTICS; POLARIZATION; PULSES; SPECTRA; TIME DEPENDENCE; VISIBLE RADIATION; WAVE FORMS

Citation Formats

Sansone, G. Quantum path analysis of isolated attosecond pulse generation by polarization gating. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.79.053410.
Sansone, G. Quantum path analysis of isolated attosecond pulse generation by polarization gating. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.79.053410.
Sansone, G. Fri . "Quantum path analysis of isolated attosecond pulse generation by polarization gating". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.79.053410.
@article{osti_21304708,
title = {Quantum path analysis of isolated attosecond pulse generation by polarization gating},
author = {Sansone, G},
abstractNote = {The generation of isolated attosecond pulses using the polarization gating technique is analyzed considering the single-atom response to an intense pulse with a time-dependent ellipticity. The influence of the carrier-envelope phase of the driving pulses on the characteristics of the harmonic spectra is discussed in combination with the concept of quantum trajectory followed by the electrons. We show that the control of the polarization state of the pulse opens important possibilities for synthesizing particular attosecond pulse wave form.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVA.79.053410},
journal = {Physical Review. A},
issn = {1050-2947},
number = 5,
volume = 79,
place = {United States},
year = {2009},
month = {5}
}