Control the Electron Dynamics in Nonsequential Double Ionization with the Orthogonal Two-Color Field

  • Yueming Zhou
  • Peixiang LuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 125)


We numerically demonstrate the control of the recollision process in nonsequential double ionization (NSDI) of helium with the orthogonally polarized two-color field. By changing the relative phase of the fields, the revisit time of the recolliding electron wave packet can been precisely controlled. As a result, the two-electron momentum distributions from NSDI are manipulated to reveal strong correlated or anticorrelated behaviors. We also demonstrate the application of the orthogonal two-color scheme in the molecular clock experiment.


Time Resolution Relative Phase Molecular Clock Electron Momentum Electron Dynamic 
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This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (No. 60925021 and No. 11004070) and the 973 Program of China (No. 2011CB808103).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wuhan National Laboratory for OptoelectronicsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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