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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 7 — Mar. 26, 2001
  • pp: 431–435

Comparing classical and quantum dynamics of strong-field double ionization

R. Panfili, J. H. Eberly, and S. L. Haan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp. 431-435 (2001)

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We compare quantum mechanical and fully classical treatments of electron dynamics accompanying strong field double ionization. The major features seen in quantum mechanical simulations, including the double-ionization jets, are reproduced when using a classical ensemble of two-particle trajectories.

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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:
Focus Issue: Laser-induced multiple ionization

Original Manuscript: February 9, 2001
Published: March 26, 2001

Raphael Panfili, J. Eberly, and Stan Haan, "Comparing classical and quantum simulations of strong-field double-ionization," Opt. Express 8, 431-435 (2001)

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