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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2001
  • pp: 86–91

Coulomb focusing in resonant production of super-ponderomotive photo-electrons from helium

H.G. Muller  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 86-91 (2001)

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We present wave functions of helium atoms exposed to an intense 800-nm laser, calculated by numerical integration of the time-dependent Schrödinger equation. Around 600 TW/cm2 strong resonance enhancements of high-energy electrons occur, each leading to the appearance of specific quasi-periodic charge distribution patterns around the atom. The time-dependence of several such states is presented and discussed.

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(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

Harm Muller, "Coulomb focusing in resonant production of super-ponderomotive photo-electrons from helium," Opt. Express 8, 86-91 (2001)

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