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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2503–2509

Time analysis of above-threshold ionization in extreme-ultraviolet laser pulses: a three-dimensional study

Hossein Ebadi  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 2503-2509 (2012)

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The ab initio investigation of ionization shows the strong regularization of the Coulomb potential by a high-frequency laser field in the stabilization regime, which is characterized with a large energy shift in the first dressed state. The decreasing of the second major ionization burst at the lowering edge of the laser pulse indicates another aspect of three-dimensional effect. Moreover, the modulation in the ionization time profile, previously attributed to the classical drift [Phys. Rev. A 83, 063418 (2011)], is illustrated by a superposition of the two free-electron wave-packets, which have arisen via ionization from the two different Kramers–Henneberger states. This finding is in excellent agreement with the time profile of the current density.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.2649) Atomic and molecular physics : Strong field laser physics

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

Original Manuscript: April 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 18, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 11, 2012
Published: August 24, 2012

Hossein Ebadi, "Time analysis of above-threshold ionization in extreme-ultraviolet laser pulses: a three-dimensional study," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2503-2509 (2012)

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