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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 6, Iss. 12 — Jun. 5, 2000
  • pp: 236–242

Resonance in scattering and absorption from large noble gas clusters

J. Zweiback, T. Ditmire, and M.D Perry  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 6, Issue 12, pp. 236-242 (2000)

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Light scattering in large noble gas clusters irradiated by intense laser pulses was studied and compared to absorption measurements. The scattering signal shows the presence of a peak, when the pulse width was varied, similar to one previously reported in absorption measurements. The peak of the scattering, however, occurs at a longer pulse width than for absorption. This result disagrees with a simple simulation and may be due to propagation or non-linear effects not included in the model.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

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Original Manuscript: April 27, 2000
Published: June 5, 2000

Jason S. Zweiback, Todd Ditmire, and Michael Perry, "Resonance in scattering and absorption from large noble gas clusters," Opt. Express 6, 236-242 (2000)

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