Attosecond and Strong-Field Physics

Principles and Applications
 
 
Cambridge University Press
  • erschienen am 10. Mai 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 416 Seiten
978-1-107-19776-3 (ISBN)
 
Probing and controlling electrons and nuclei in matter at the attosecond timescale became possible with the generation of attosecond pulses by few-cycle intense lasers, and has revolutionized our understanding of atomic structure and molecular processes. This book provides an intuitive approach to this emerging field, utilizing simplified models to develop a clear understanding of how matter interacts with attosecond pulses of light. An introductory chapter outlines the structure of atoms and molecules and the properties of a focused laser beam. Detailed discussion of the fundamental theory of attosecond and strong-field physics follows, including the molecular tunnelling ionization model (MO-ADK theory), the quantitative rescattering (QRS) model, and the laser induced electronic diffraction (LIED) theory for probing the change of atomic configurations in a molecule. Highlighting the cutting-edge developments in attosecond and strong field physics, and identifying future opportunities and challenges, this self-contained text is invaluable for students and researchers in the field.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
93 b/w illus. 86 colour illus. 13 tables
  • Höhe: 246 mm
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  • Breite: 189 mm
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  • Dicke: 23 mm
  • 1050 gr
978-1-107-19776-3 (9781107197763)
1107197767 (1107197767)
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Preface; 1. Elements of atoms, molecules and wave propagation; 2. Basic formulation of interactions between an intense laser pulse and atoms; 3. Strong field ionization and low-energy electron spectra of atoms and molecules; 4. Rescattering and laser-induced electron diffraction; 5. Fundamentals of high-order harmonic generation; 6. Applications of high-order harmonics: HHG spectroscopy and optimization of harmonics; 7. Generation and characterization of attosecond pulses; 8. Probing electron dynamics with isolated attosecond pulses; List of books; Solutions to selected problems; Index.
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