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Atoms in intense laser fields /

"The development of lasers capable of producing high-intensity pulses has opened a new area in the study of light-matter interactions. The corresponding laser fields are strong enough to compete with the Coulomb forces in controlling the dynamics of atomic systems and give rise to multiphoton p...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Joachain, C. J.
Other Authors: Kylstra, N. J., Potvliege, R. M.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Basic Concepts: 1. High-intensity laser-atom physics; 2. Theory of laser-atom interactions
  • Part II. Theoretical Methods: 3. Perturbation theory; 4. Floquet theory; 5. Numerical integration of the wave equations; 6. The low-frequency regime; 7. The high-frequency regime
  • Part III. Multiphoton Atomic Physics: 8. Multiphoton ionization; 9. Harmonic generation and attosecond pulses; 10. Laser-assisted electron-atom collisions.