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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 7 — Mar. 26, 2001
  • pp: 352–357

Strong-field double ionization of rare gases

J. L. Chaloupka, R. Lafon, L. F. DiMauro, P. Agostini, and K. C. Kulander  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp. 352-357 (2001)

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We have studied the double ionization of helium and other rare gases using an electron-ion coincidence technique. With this scheme, the electron energy spectrum correlated to the creation of a doubly charged ion may be compiled. In all cases, the observed double ionization electron distributions are similar and enhanced at high energies, while the single ionization spectra exhibit distinct differences.

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

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Laser-induced multiple ionization

Original Manuscript: February 2, 2001
Published: March 26, 2001

Jan Chaloupka, R. Lafon, Louis DiMauro, Pierre Agostini, and Kenneth Charles Kulander, "Strong-field double ionization of rare gases," Opt. Express 8, 352-357 (2001)

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