Adiabatic Theory of Ionization of Atoms by Intense Laser Pulses

  • Toru MorishitaEmail author
  • Oleg I. Tolstikhin
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 125)


We present the adiabatic theory of ionization of atoms by intense ultrashort laser pulses. We discuss a trilobite-like structure in a photoelectron spectrum generated by a pulse of overbarrier intensity.



This work was partially supported by a Grant-in-Aid for scientific research (C) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research for the support through grant No. 11-02-00390-a.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering ScienceThe University of Electro-communicationsChofu-shiJapan
  2. 2.National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute,”MoscowRussia

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