Heteronuclear Limit of Strong-Field Ionization: Fragmentation of HeH+ by Intense Ultrashort Laser Pulses

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/4230
dc.identifier.uri https://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/4264
dc.contributor.author Wustelt, Philipp
dc.contributor.author Oppermann, Florian
dc.contributor.author Yue, Lun
dc.contributor.author Möller, Max
dc.contributor.author Stöhlker, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Lein, Manfred
dc.contributor.author Gräfe, Stefanie
dc.contributor.author Paulus, Gerhard G.
dc.contributor.author Sayler, A. Max
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-19T11:04:43Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-19T11:04:43Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Wustelt, P.; Oppermann, F.; Yue, L.; Möller, M.; Stöhlker, T. et al.: Heteronuclear Limit of Strong-Field Ionization: Fragmentation of HeH+ by Intense Ultrashort Laser Pulses. In: Physical Review Letters 121 (2018), Nr. 7, 73203. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.073203
dc.description.abstract The laser-induced fragmentation dynamics of this most fundamental polar molecule HeH+ are measured using an ion beam of helium hydride and an isotopologue at various wavelengths and intensities. In contrast to the prevailing interpretation of strong-field fragmentation, in which stretching of the molecule results primarily from laser-induced electronic excitation, experiment and theory for nonionizing dissociation, single ionization, and double ionization both show that the direct vibrational excitation plays the decisive role here. We are able to reconstruct fragmentation pathways and determine the times at which each ionization step occurs as well as the bond length evolution before the electron removal. The dynamics of this extremely asymmetric molecule contrast the well-known symmetric systems leading to a more general picture of strong-field molecular dynamics and facilitating interpolation to systems between the two extreme cases. eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher College Park, MD : American Physical Society
dc.relation.ispartofseries Physical Review Letters 121 (2018), Nr. 7
dc.rights CC BY 4.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject Bond length eng
dc.subject Impact ionization eng
dc.subject Ion beams eng
dc.subject Laser theory eng
dc.subject Molecular dynamics eng
dc.subject Molecules eng
dc.subject Ultrashort pulses eng
dc.subject Asymmetric molecules eng
dc.subject Electronic excitation eng
dc.subject Fragmentation dynamics eng
dc.subject Fragmentation pathways eng
dc.subject Single ionization eng
dc.subject Strong field ionization eng
dc.subject Symmetric systems eng
dc.subject Vibrational excitation eng
dc.subject Laser excitation eng
dc.subject.ddc 530 | Physik ger
dc.title Heteronuclear Limit of Strong-Field Ionization: Fragmentation of HeH+ by Intense Ultrashort Laser Pulses
dc.type article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.issn 00319007
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.073203
dc.bibliographicCitation.issue 7
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 121
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 73203
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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