Is Subthreshold Ionization a Chaotic Phenomenon?

  • G. Mantica
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 16)


The dynamics of strongly perturbed quantum systems is discussed in this paper through the study of a simple model. Aiming at a clarification of the role of classical chaos in quantum mechanics, the mechanism of strong field subthreshold ionization is illustrated in different situations.


Classical Analogue Localization Length Pure Point Quantum Evolution Quantum Region 
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  • G. Mantica
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  1. 1.School of PhysicsGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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