Coherent cooling of molecular vibrational motion with laser-induced dipole forces

Hiromichi Niikura, P. B. Corkum, D. M. Villeneuve

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Abstract

Applying an intense laser pulse whose duration is shorter than one vibrational period at the appropriate time, we show that a vibrational wave packet can be accelerated, decelerated, or dissociated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-857
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Volume79
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Coherent cooling of molecular vibrational motion with laser-induced dipole forces. / Niikura, Hiromichi; Corkum, P. B.; Villeneuve, D. M.

In: Springer Series in Chemical Physics, Vol. 79, 2004, p. 855-857.

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