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Title: Dynamical characteristics of Rydberg electrons released by a weak electric field

Abstract

This paper discuss the dynamics of ultraslow electrons in the combined potential of an ionic core and a static electric field. With state-of-the-art detection it is possible to create such electrons through strong intense-field photoabsorption and to detect them via high-resolution time-of-flight spectroscopy despite their very low kinetic energy. The characteristic feature of their momentum spectrum, which emerges at the same position for different laser orientations, is derived and could be revealed experimentally with an energy resolution of the order of 1 meV.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [3]
  1. Max-Planck-Institut fur Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden (Germany)
  2. Goethe-Univ., Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
  3. Max-Planck-Institut fur Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden (Germany); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1257734
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-16562
Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007; PRLTAO
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 116; Journal Issue: 14; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Diesen, Elias, Saalmann, Ulf, Richter, Martin, Kunitski, Maksim, Dorner, Reinhard, and Rost, Jan M. Dynamical characteristics of Rydberg electrons released by a weak electric field. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.143006.
Diesen, Elias, Saalmann, Ulf, Richter, Martin, Kunitski, Maksim, Dorner, Reinhard, & Rost, Jan M. Dynamical characteristics of Rydberg electrons released by a weak electric field. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.143006.
Diesen, Elias, Saalmann, Ulf, Richter, Martin, Kunitski, Maksim, Dorner, Reinhard, and Rost, Jan M. Fri . "Dynamical characteristics of Rydberg electrons released by a weak electric field". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.143006. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1257734.
@article{osti_1257734,
title = {Dynamical characteristics of Rydberg electrons released by a weak electric field},
author = {Diesen, Elias and Saalmann, Ulf and Richter, Martin and Kunitski, Maksim and Dorner, Reinhard and Rost, Jan M.},
abstractNote = {This paper discuss the dynamics of ultraslow electrons in the combined potential of an ionic core and a static electric field. With state-of-the-art detection it is possible to create such electrons through strong intense-field photoabsorption and to detect them via high-resolution time-of-flight spectroscopy despite their very low kinetic energy. The characteristic feature of their momentum spectrum, which emerges at the same position for different laser orientations, is derived and could be revealed experimentally with an energy resolution of the order of 1 meV.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.143006},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 14,
volume = 116,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {4}
}

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