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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2001
  • pp: 112–117

Quantum localization in circularly polarized electromagnetic field in ultra-strong field limit

Matt Kalinski  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 112-117 (2001)

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We predict analytically and confirm numerically the existence of sharply localized quantum states in an ultra-strong circularly polarized electromagnetic field with the probability density that represents non-classical wave packets moving around strongly unstable classical circular orbits.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(270.6620) Quantum optics : Strong-field processes

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Quantum control of photons and matter

Original Manuscript: November 9, 2000
Published: January 15, 2001

Matt Kalinski, "Quantum localization in circularly polarized electromagnetic field in ultra-strong field limit," Opt. Express 8, 112-117 (2001)

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