Enhanced ionization of acetylene in intense laser pulses is due to energy upshift and field coupling of multiple orbitals

S. Erattupuzha, C. L. Covington, A. Russakoff, E. Lötstedt, S. Larimian, V. Hanus, M. Schöffler, S. Bubin, M. Koch, S. Gräfe, A. Baltuska, X. Xie, K. Yamanouchi, K. Varga, M. Kitzler

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Abstract

We describe a new enhanced ionization mechanism for polyatomic molecules. It works via a significant energy up-shift of valence orbitals for stretched bonds and a strong concomitant increase in the coupling between multiple molecular orbitals.

Original languageEnglish
Article number032012
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume875
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 18 2017
Event30th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions, ICPEAC 2017 - Cairns, Australia
Duration: Jul 26 2017Aug 1 2017

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Erattupuzha, S., Covington, C. L., Russakoff, A., Lötstedt, E., Larimian, S., Hanus, V., Schöffler, M., Bubin, S., Koch, M., Gräfe, S., Baltuska, A., Xie, X., Yamanouchi, K., Varga, K., & Kitzler, M. (2017). Enhanced ionization of acetylene in intense laser pulses is due to energy upshift and field coupling of multiple orbitals. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 875(4), [032012]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/875/4/032012