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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 7 — Mar. 26, 2001
  • pp: 358–367

Non-sequential double ionization of Ne in intense laser pulses: a coincidence experiment

R. Moshammer, B. Feuerstein, D. Fischer, A. Dorn, C.D. Schröter, J. Deipenwisch, J. R. Crespo López-Urrutia, C. Höhr, P. Neumayer, J. Ullrich, H. Rottke, C. Trump, M. Wittmann, G. Korn, and W. Sandner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp. 358-367 (2001)

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The dynamics of Neon double ionization by 25 fs, 1.0 PW/cm2 laser pulses at 795 nm has been studied in a many particle coincidence experiment. The momentum vectors of all ejected atomic fragments (electrons and ions) have been measured using combined electron and recoil-ion momentum spectroscopy. Electron emission spectra for double and single ionization will be discussed. In both processes the mean electron energies differ considerably and high energetic electrons with energies of more than 120 eV have been observed for double ionization. The experimental results are in qualitative agreement with the rescattering model.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Laser-induced multiple ionization

Original Manuscript: February 5, 2001
Published: March 26, 2001

Robert Moshammer, B. Feuerstein, D. Fischer, A. Dorn, C. Schroter, J. Deipenwisch, J. R. Lopez-Urrutia, C. Hohr, P. Neumayer, J. Ullrich, Horst Rottke, C. Trump, M. Wittmann, Georg Korn, and Wolfgang Sandner, "Non-sequential double ionization of Ne in intense laser pulses: a coincidence experiment," Opt. Express 8, 358-367 (2001)

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