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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 21 — Oct. 10, 2011
  • pp: 20849–20856

Scaling law for energy-momentum spectra of atomic photoelectrons

Huiliang Ye, Yan Wu, Jingtao Zhang, and D.-S. Guo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 21, pp. 20849-20856 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.020849


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Abstract

A scaling law which was used to classify photoelectron angular distributions (PADs) is now extended to photoelectron kinetic energy spectra. Both a theoretical proof and an independent verification are presented. Considering PADs are of photoelectron momentum spectra, this extension really extends the scaling law to the entire energy-momentum spectra. The scaling law for photoelectron energy-momentum spectra applies to both directly ionized and rescattered photoelectrons. Re-scaling experimental input parameters without loosing the physical essence with this scaling law may ease the experimental conditions and reduce the material and the energy consumptions in the experiments.

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OCIS Codes
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(260.3230) Physical optics : Ionization
(270.6620) Quantum optics : Strong-field processes

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

History
Original Manuscript: August 9, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 20, 2011
Published: October 5, 2011

Citation
Huiliang Ye, Yan Wu, Jingtao Zhang, and D.-S. Guo, "Scaling law for energy-momentum spectra of atomic photoelectrons," Opt. Express 19, 20849-20856 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-21-20849


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