Remarkably high energies of protons ejected from three different species of small polyatomic molecules during laser-induced fragmentation are observed using coincidence momentum spectroscopy. The results imply that the responsible field-driven dynamics are a general phenomenon.
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(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5130) Physical optics : Photochemistry
(020.2649) Atomic and molecular physics : Strong field laser physics
S. Roither, X. Xie, D. Kartashov, L. Zhang, H. Xu, A. Iwasaki, M. Schöffler, G. Reider, R. Dörner, K. Yamanouchi, A. Baltuška, and M. Kitzler, "Observation of High Energy Protons Ejected from Small Polyatomic Molecules in Laser Induced Fragmentation," in International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper ME38.
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