Atomic Ionization and Stabilization

dvalleyLasers with intensity above 1013 W/cm2 produce ionization of initially bound atomic systems. We study various intense field effects including multiphoton ionization, above threshold ionization, atomic stabilization and the recovery of ionization.

Selected Publications

"Dynamic Stabilization and the Numerical Evidence"
J.H. Eberly, Q. Su, R. Panfili and C. Szymanowski, Multiphoton Process,, eds, L.F. DiMauro, R.R.
Freeman and K.C. Kulander (AIP, New York, 2000)p.129.

"Ionization Reduction and Enhancement for Model Atoms in Super-Strong Laser Radiation"
J.W. Braun and Q. Su, Physics of Vibration, ed. F.V. Bunkin, (Allerton Press, New York, 1999), 109.

"Ionization Modulation in Dynamic Stabilization"
Q. Su, B.P. Irving and J.H. Eberly, Laser Phys. 7, 568 (1997).

"Stabilization of a One-dimensional Short-range Model Atom in Intense Laser Fields"
Q. Su, B.P. Irving, C.W. Johnson and J.H. Eberly, J. Phys. B 29, 5755 (1996). PDF(126 kB)

"Packet Spreading, Stabilization and Localization in Superstrong Fields"
R. Grobe and M.V. Fedorov, Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 2592-2595 (1992).

"Peak Shifts in Above-threshhold Ionization Spectra from Atoms in Very Strong Laser Fields"
Q. Su and J.H. Eberly, Laser Phys. 2, 598 (1992).

"Dynamics of Atomic Ionization Suppression and Electron Localization in an Intense, High-frequency Radiation Field"
Q. Su, J.H. Eberly and J. Javanainen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 862 (1990).