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 Sep 199814 Sep 1998


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

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Williams, I. D., Srigengan, B., McKenna, P., Newell, W. R., Sanderson, J. H., Bryan, W. A., El-Zein, A., Taday, P. F., & Langley, A. J. (1999). Short pulse laser interaction with positive ions. Physica Scripta, 80(T80B), 534-535.