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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Photoionization of helium atoms irradiated with intense vacuum ultraviolet free-electron laser light. Part II. Theoretical modeling of multi-photon and single-photon processes
Author: de Castro, ARB
Laarmann, T
Schulz, J
Wabnitz, H
Moller, T
Abstract: We consider the problem of a helium atom under the radiation field of the DESY vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) free electron laser (FEL) (Phase I, h congruent to 13 eV). We find by solving numerically the time-dependent Schrodinger equation, that there is a large probability for resonant two-photon excitation from the ground state into a low kinetic energy state just above the first He ionization threshold. From this it is possible to go into another quasi-free state higher up, by resonant absorption of an additional photon. There is no double ionization of He. These results are in general agreement with the He photoelectron and time-of-flight (TOF) spectra recorded on March 2002, in the last week of the DESY VUV FEL Phase I operation. A detailed report on the experiments is given in a companion paper.
Country: EUA
Editor: American Physical Soc
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.72.023410
Date Issue: 2005
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