Short pulse laser interaction with positive ions

I D Williams, B Srigengan, P McKenna, W R Newell, J H Sanderson, W A Bryan, A El-Zein, P F Taday, A J Langley

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The viability of using beams of molecular ions as a target for strong field fragmentation studies using intense ultra-short laser pulses is demonstrated. In this way the production mechanism for multiply charged ions in strong fields may be elucidated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)534-535
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica Scripta
Issue numberT80B
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 1999
EventThe IX International Conference on the Physics of Highly Charged Ions - Bensheim, Germany
Duration: 9 Sept 199814 Sept 1998


  • molecular ions
  • ultra-short laser pulses
  • charged ions


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