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Resonant Two-Photon Ionization and Dissociation of the Hydrogen Atom and Molecule

  • Karl H. Welge
  • H. Rottke
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series on Atoms+Plasmas book series (SSAOPP, volume 2)

Abstract

In this paper we report on two experimental studies: A) the ionization of the H atom in strong external electric fields around the ionization limit by state-selective two-photon, one-photon resonant excitation through single sublevels of the n = 2 Stark manifold as intermediate step, and B) the two-photon, one-photon resonant ionization and dissociation of the H2 molecule through selected rotational-vibrational levels of the \({\text{B}}^ \bot \Sigma _{\text{u}}^ + \) electronic state as intermediate step.

Keywords

Atomic Beam Rydberg State Field Ionization Ionization Limit Rydberg Series 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl H. Welge
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • H. Rottke
    • 1
  1. 1.Fakultät für PhysikUniversität BielefeldBielefeldFed. Rep. of Germany
  2. 2.Joint Institute for Laboratory AstrophysicsUniversity of Colorado and National Bureau of StandardsBoulderUSA
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsUniversität BielefeldFed. Rep. of Germany

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