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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1039–1043

Laser shaping of photoelectron angular distributions from Rydberg atomic states

R. Parzyński and A. Grudka  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 1039-1043 (1999)

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When the Rydberg atom prepared in an n0s state (n0≫1) is exposed to a sufficiently intense laser pulse of a duration not exceedingly short compared with the initial-state Kepler period, the resulting photoelectron angular distributions are not only governed by the p partial wave but are shown to be shaped by higher-order waves as well, provided that the frequency assumed permits the higher-angular-momentum Rydberg states about the initial n0s state to be involved in the process owing to multiple resonant Raman transitions.

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(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(020.5780) Atomic and molecular physics : Rydberg states

R. Parzyński and A. Grudka, "Laser shaping of photoelectron angular distributions from Rydberg atomic states," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 1039-1043 (1999)

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