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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — May. 9, 2011
  • pp: 9600–9606

Time-resolved EUV photoelectron spectroscopy of dissociating I2 by laser harmonics at 80 nm

Mizuho Fushitani, Akitaka Matsuda, and Akiyoshi Hishikawa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 9600-9606 (2011)

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Generation of single-order laser harmonics in extreme ultraviolet (EUV) and the application to the time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of I2 are demonstrated. The EUV pulses at 80 nm were generated from Kr as the 5th order harmonics of intense 400 nm laser pulses and then separated from other harmonic orders by a thin indium foil. The pump-probe photoelectron spectroscopy of I2 in the B 3Π(0u+) and B” 1Π(1u) states excited by visible laser pulses at 490 nm showed a rapid increase in the yield of atomic iodine (~400 fs), reflecting the dissociation dynamics evolving simultaneously in the two excited states.

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(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Original Manuscript: March 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2011
Published: May 2, 2011

Mizuho Fushitani, Akitaka Matsuda, and Akiyoshi Hishikawa, "Time-resolved EUV photoelectron spectroscopy of dissociating I2 by laser harmonics at 80 nm," Opt. Express 19, 9600-9606 (2011)

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