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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 13 — Jun. 21, 1999
  • pp: 496–511

Ellipticity and pulse shape dependence of localised wavepackets

A. Patel, N.J. Kylstra, and P.L. Knight  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 13, pp. 496-511 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.4.000496


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Abstract

Atoms in intense, high-frequency laser fields exhibit the remarkable property that they can be stable against ionization. We investigate the structure of stabilized wavepackets for a two-dimensional model hydrogen atom interacting with an intense, high frequency laser pulse as a function of the laser pulse ellipticity and laser pulse rise-time. The computed wavepackets are compared with the corresponding Kramers-Henneberger (K-H) ground states. Laser pulse turn-on effects are studied by contrasting the structure of the localized part of the wavepackets and the ionizing part of the wavepackets for three different ellipticities and for various pulse turn-on times.

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OCIS Codes
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(300.6410) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, multiphoton

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Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 4, 1999
Published: June 21, 1999

Citation
A. Patel, N. Kylstra, and P. Knight, "Ellipticity and pulse shape dependence of localised wavepackets," Opt. Express 4, 496-511 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-4-13-496


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