Il Nuovo Cimento D

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 19–27 | Cite as

On phase-coherence in rescattering in multiphoton ionization and in higher-order harmonic generation

  • J. Z. Kamiński
  • A. Jaroń
  • F. Ehlotzky


The recently discovered plateau and rings in high-order multiphoton ionization apparently have their origin in rescattering. Similarly, rescattering is involved in higher-order harmonic generation. Using a simple one-dimensional model, it is shown that the phase-coherence in this rescattering process is of considerable importance.

PACS 32.80.Rm

Multiphoton ionization and excitation to highly excited states (e.g., Rydberg states) 

PACS 34.50.Rk

Laser-modified scattering and reactions 

PACS 42.50.Hz

Strong-field excitation of optical transitions in quantum systems multi-photon processes dynamic Stark shift 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Z. Kamiński
    • 1
  • A. Jaroń
    • 1
  • F. Ehlotzky
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsWarsaw UniversityWarszawaPoland
  2. 2.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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