Theoretical methods for the calculation of the multiphoton ionisation cross-section of atoms and molecules

  • R. Moccia
Special Issue on Lasers in Chemistry, Proceedings of the Conference of the International Centre for Pure and Applied Chemistry, Trieste, June 1990


Some of the available theoretical methods to compute the two-photon ionisation cross-section of many-electron systems are reviewed. In particular the problems concerning the computation of (i) reliable approximations for the transition matrix elements and the excitation energies; and (ii) accurate results pertaining to the electronic continuum by the use of L2 basis functions are considered.


Multiphoton ionisation theoretical methods reliable approximations transition matrix elements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Moccia
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica IndustrialeUniversità di PisaPisaItaly

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