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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 7 — Mar. 26, 2001
  • pp: 368–376

Atomic dynamics in single and multi-photon double ionization: An experimental comparison

Th. Weber, M. Weckenbrock, A. Staudte, M. Hattass, L. Spielberger, O. Jagutzki, V. Mergel, H. Schmidt Böcking, G. Urbasch, H. Giessen, H. Bräuning, C.L. Cocke, M.H. Prior, and R. Dörner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 7, pp. 368-376 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.8.000368


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Abstract

We have used a multi-particle imaging technique (COLTRIMS) to observe the double ionization of rare gas atoms by multi-photon absorption of 800 nm (1.5 eV) femto-second laser pulses and by single photon absorption (synchrotron radiation). Both processes are mediated by electron correlation. We discuss similarities and differences in the three-body final state momentum distributions.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Laser-induced multiple ionization

History
Original Manuscript: February 5, 2001
Published: March 26, 2001

Citation
Th. Weber, M. Weckenbrock, A. Staudte, M. Hattass, L. Spielberger, O. Jagutzki, V. Mergel, H. Bocking, G. Urbasch, Harald Giessen, H. Brauning, C. Cocke, M. Prior, and Reinhard Doerner, "Atomic dynamics in single and multi-photon double ionization: An experimental comparison," Opt. Express 8, 368-376 (2001)
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