Journal of Chemical Sciences

, Volume 115, Issue 5–6, pp 349–364 | Cite as

A numerical study of time-dependent schrödinger equation for multiphoton vibrational interaction of NO molecule, modelled as Morse oscillator, with intense far-infrared femtosecond lasers

  • Amita Wadehra
  • B M Deb


For the NO molecule, modelled as a Morse oscillator, time-dependent (TD) nuclear Schrödinger equation has been numerically solved for the multiphoton vibrational dynamics of the molecule under a far-infrared laser of wavelength 10503 nm, and four different intensities,I = 1 × 108, 1 × 1013, 5 × 1016, and 5 × 1018 W cm−2 respectively. Starting from the vibrational ground state at zero time, various TD quantities such as the norm, dissociation probability, potential energy curve and dipole moment are examined. Rich high-harmonics generation (HHG) spectra and above-threshold dissociation (ATD) spectra, due to the multiphoton interaction of vibrational motions with the laser field, and consequent elevation to the vibrational continuum, have been obtained and analysed.


NO molecule Morse oscillator dissociation dynamics vibrational HHG spectra vibrational ATD spectra 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amita Wadehra
    • 1
  • B M Deb
    • 2
  1. 1.Theoretical Chemistry Group, Department of ChemistryPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ResearchBangaloreIndia

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