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Multiphoton Ionisation of Atoms in Strong Fields

  • Michele Crance
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series on Atoms+Plasmas book series (SSAOPP, volume 2)

Abstract

Most of the features observed in strong field multiphoton ionisation cannot be interpreted by perturbation theory applied at the minimum non-vanishing order. When it is realistic to assume that only one electron is involved in the process, experimental results are well reproduced by calculations in which some discrete quasi-resonant states are treated on the same footing as the initial state. These methods are not applicable to complex atoms such as noble gases. We present a simple picture of multiphoton processes which allows an interpretation of the most salient experimental features in multiphoton stripping and electron-energy spectroscopy of noble gases.

Keywords

Strong Field Atomic Size Ionisation Probability Saturation Intensity Multiphoton Ionisation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele Crance
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  1. 1.Laboratoire Aime CottonCNRS IIOrsay CedexFrance

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