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

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

*Corresponding author for this work

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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
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2004
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2004 - Niigata, Japan
Duration: 2004 Jul 252004 Jul 30

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2004
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityNiigata
Period04/7/2504/7/30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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