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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 1 — Jul. 2, 2001
  • pp: 42–48

Image labeling: a graphical interface to correlation in multiparticle ejection dynamics

K. Zhao, G. Zhang, and W. T. Hill, III  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 42-48 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.9.000042


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Abstract

A novel graphical approach for probing multicomponent collective ejection processes is described. Image labeling provides a visual means for identifying ejection partners and their relative momenta, isolating specific decay channels for detailed study and determining initial electronic and/or molecular geometries prior to ejection. The power of the technique is demonstrated by looking at strong-fieldmultiphoton-induce 3-atom Coulomb explosion spectra.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(110.2960) Imaging systems : Image analysis
(300.6350) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ionization
(300.6410) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, multiphoton

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 2001
Revised Manuscript: June 27, 2001
Published: July 2, 2001

Citation
K. Zhao, G. Zhang, and W. T. Hill, "Image labeling: a graphical interface to correlation in multiparticle ejection dynamics," Opt. Express 9, 42-48 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-9-1-42


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