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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 7 — Sep. 29, 1997
  • pp: 186–196

Redistribution of atomic Rydberg states by tunable narrow band picosecond far-infrared pulses

C. Raman, M. F. DeCamp, and P. H. Bucksbaum  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 1, Issue 7, pp. 186-196 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.1.000186


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Abstract

We study the redistribution of Cesium atomic Rydberg states by intense, shaped, narrow-band pulses of millimeter radiation. The radiation source is a large-area photoconductive switch illuminated by a temporally shaped optical pulse. We will present our latest efforts to study atomic redistribution in the strong-field limit using these table-top THz sources.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(020.5780) Atomic and molecular physics : Rydberg states

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Rydberg wave packets

History
Original Manuscript: September 2, 1997
Published: September 29, 1997

Citation
C. Raman, M. F. Decamp, and Philip Bucksbaum, "Redistribution of atomic Rydberg states by tunable narrow band picosecond far-infrared pulses," Opt. Express 1, 186-196 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-1-7-186


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