Vibrational ladder climbing with chirped pulses

  • L. D. Noordam
  • D. J. Maas
  • W. J. van der Zande
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)

Abstract

Enhanced vibrational ladder climbing has been demonstrated in NO using picosecond, chirped, free-electron laser pulses. Three steps of the vibrational ladder are climbed within a single infrared laser pulse. Quantum interference in the total yield of rotational pathways is observed.

Keywords

Rubidium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. D. Noordam
    • 1
  • D. J. Maas
    • 1
  • W. J. van der Zande
    • 1
  1. 1.FOM-Institute AMOLFAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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