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Anne L'Huillier

Anne l'Huillier

Professor

Anne L'Huillier

Theory of resonant multiphoton ionization of krypton by intense ultraviolet laser radiation

Author

  • X. Tang
  • P. Lambropoulos
  • Anne L'Huillier
  • S. N. Dixit

Summary, in English

We present a theoretical interpretation of the experimental results on three-photon-resonant four-photon ionization of Kr reported by Landen, Perry, and Campbell [Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2558 (1987)] and Perry and Landen [Phys. Rev. A 38, 2815 (1988)]. Our calculations are based on multichannel quantum-defect theory combined with a density-matrix formalism describing the spatiotemporal development of the process. We obtain good agreement with the data, which even at intensities as high as 1014 W/cm2 show the imprint of the underlying atomic structure.

Publishing year

1989-12-15

Language

English

Pages

7026-7030

Publication/Series

Physical Review A

Volume

40

Issue

12

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

American Physical Society

Topic

  • Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1050-2947