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2.2 Strong-field Few-body Physics
Project coordinator(s): H. Rottke, F. Morales
"Excitation and acceleration of atomic species in strong laser fields"

Sven Meise, Henri Zimmermann, Ulli Eichmann

News

 

2017/1 Our recent paper "Unified Time and Frequency Picture of Ultrafast Atomic Excitation in Strong Laser Fields" has been chosen to be an Editors' suggestion

2016/12 Our paper "Atomic excitation and acceleration in strong laser fields" has been chosen to be an IOPSELECT

Selected recent results

Unified Time and Frequency Picture of Ultrafast Atomic Excitation in Strong Laser Fields
H. Zimmermann, S. Patchkovskii, M. Ivanov, and U. Eichmann
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 013003 ( 2017)

Strong-Field Excitation of Helium: Bound State Distribution and Spin Effects
H. Zimmermann, J. Buller, S. Eilzer, and U. Eichmann

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 123001 (2015)

see also MBI Highlights 2015 The exciting story of He atoms in strong laser fields

Strong-Field Kapitza-Dirac Scattering of Neutral Atoms
S. Eilzer, H. Zimmermann, and U. Eichmann

Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 113001 (2014)

see also MBI Highlights 2014 Acceleration of atoms in an intense standing light wave

Observing Rydberg Atoms to Survive Intense Laser Fields
U. Eichmann, A. Saenz, S. Eilzer, T. Nubbemeyer, and W. Sandner

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 203002 (2013)

see also Nature Photonics Research Highlights Rydberg states: Surprising stability

Older results

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Strong field tunneling without ionization
Nubbemeyer et al.
Phys.Rev. Lett. 101 233001 (2008)

 
   

Strong field dissociation of H2: Coulomb explosion without double ionization
Manschwetus et al.
Phys. Rev Lett.
102, 113002 (2009)

 

Acceleration of neutral atoms in strong laser fields
Eichmann et al.
Nature 461, 1261(2009)


see also Nature cover