Laser-Induced Autoionization: Inhomogeneous Linewidth and Broad-Band Laser

  • J. W. Haus
  • K. Rzażewski
  • J. H. Eberly
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We investigate the effect of inhomogeneous broadening on the shape of the autoionization photo-electron spectrum. The electrons are ejected from an atom after being excited by an intense laser field. The laser-atom interaction is subject to dipole phase diffusion, which may originate in collisions or laser phase instability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Haus
    • 1
    • 4
  • K. Rzażewski
    • 2
  • J. H. Eberly
    • 3
  1. 1.FB PhysikUniversität EssenEssen 1W. Germany
  2. 2.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsPolish Academy of Science AlWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  4. 4.Research Directorate, U. S. Army Missile CommandRedstone ArsenalUSA

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