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ID: 521737.0, MPI für Kernphysik / Physics of Quantum Dynamics in Atomic Fragmentation
Non-linear processes in the interaction of atoms and molecules with intense EUV and X-ray fields from SASE free electron lasers (FELs)
Authors:Berrah, N.; Bozek, J.; Costello, J. T.; Düsterer, S.; Fang, L.; Feldhaus, J.; Fukuzawa, H.; Hoener, M.; Jiang, Y. H.; Johnsson, P.; Kennedy, E. T.; Meyer, M.; Moshammer, R.; Radcliffe, P.; Richter, M.; Rouzee, A.; Rudenko, A.; Sorokin, A. A.; Tiedtke, K.; Ueda, K.; Ullrich, J.; Vrakking, M. J. J.
Language:English
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2010
Title of Journal:Journal of Modern Optics
Journal Abbrev.:J. Mod. Opt.
Volume:57
Issue / Number:12
Start Page:1015
End Page:1040
Review Status:Peer-review
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:The advent of free electron laser (FEL) facilities capable of delivering high intensity pulses in the extreme-UV to X-ray spectral range has opened up a wide vista of opportunities to study and control light matter interactions in hitherto unexplored parameter regimes. In particular, current short wavelength FELs can uniquely drive non-linear processes mediated by inner shell electrons and in fields where the photon energy can be as high as 10 keV and so the corresponding optical period reaches below one attosecond. Combined with ultrafast optical lasers, or simply employing wavefront division, pump probe experiments can be performed with femtosecond time resolution. As single photon ionization of atoms and molecules is by now very well understood, they provide the ideal targets for early experiments by which not only FELs can be characterised and benchmarked but can also be the natural departure point in the hunt for non-linear behaviour of atomistic systems bathed in laser fields of ultrahigh photon energy. In this topical review we illustrate with specific examples the gamut of apposite experiments in atomic, molecular physics currently underway at the SCSS Test Accelerator (Japan), FLASH (Hamburg) and LCLS (Stanford).
Free Keywords:free electron lasers; FLASH; LCLS; SCSS Test Accelerator; extreme-ultraviolet; X-rays; atoms; molecules; multiphotons; ionization; dissociation; photoelectrons; photoions; pump-probes
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Article
Affiliations:MPI für Kernphysik/Group of J. Ullrich/Strong-Fields Physics (R. Moshammer)
External Affiliations:[Costello, J. T.; Kennedy, E. T.] Dublin City Univ, Sch Phys Sci, Dublin 9, Ireland.; [Costello, J. T.; Kennedy, E. T.] Dublin City Univ, NCPST, Dublin 9, Ireland.; [Berrah, N.; Fang, L.; Hoener, M.] Western Michigan Univ, Dept Phys, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 USA.; [Bozek, J.] Stanford Linear Accelerator Ctr, Menlo Pk, CA 94025 USA.; [Duesterer, S.; Feldhaus, J.; Radcliffe, P.; Sorokin, A. A.; Tiedtke, K.] HASYLAB, DESY, D-22607 Hamburg, Germany.; [Fukuzawa, H.; Ueda, K.] Tohoku Univ, Inst Multidisciplinary Res Adv Mat, Sendai, Miyagi 9808577, Japan.; [Johnsson, P.; Rouzee, A.; Vrakking, M. J. J.] AMOLF, Inst Atom & Mol Phys, Amsterdam, Netherlands.; [Meyer, M.] Ctr Univ Paris Sud, LIXAM, CNRS, UMR 8624, F-91405 Orsay, France.; [Richter, M.] Phys Tech Bundesanstalt, D-10587 Berlin, Germany.; [Rudenko, A.; Ullrich, J.] CFEL, Max Planck Adv Study Grp, D-22607 Hamburg, Germany.; [Sorokin, A. A.] AF Ioffe Phys Tech Inst, St Petersburg 194021, Russia.; [Vrakking, M. J. J.] Max Born Inst Nonlinear Opt & Short Pulse Spect, D-12489 Berlin, Germany.
Identifiers:ISI:000281082400001 [ID No:1]
ISSN:0950-0340 [ID No:2]
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