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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1998
  • pp: 53–63

Angular distribution of photoelectrons emitted at pulse laser irradiation

A. V. Lugovskoy, T. Usmanov, and A. V. Zinoviev  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 53-63 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.15.000053


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Abstract

The analysis of electron-distribution formation in a metal irradiated with a laser pulse is given on the basis of the explicit solution of the quantum kinetic equation. The angular distributions of electrons emitted under laser irradiation of a metal surface are associated with the non-Fermi electron distribution generated by the laser action. The anisotropy of photon absorption in an electron–phonon collision causes a two-leafed distribution structure, which qualitatively distinguishes this mechanism of laser-stimulated electron emission.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

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A. V. Lugovskoy, T. Usmanov, and A. V. Zinoviev, "Angular distribution of photoelectrons emitted at pulse laser irradiation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 53-63 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-15-1-53


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