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Phase Control of Li2 Wave Packets on Two Electronic Curves



H U. Stauffer, J B. Ballard, Z Amitay, S R. Leone


Coherent dynamics of rotational wave packets in two Li2 electronic states are manipulated using phase-tailored femtosecond pulses. A shaped preparation pulse simultaneously creates wave packets in the A{1ςu+) electronic states, subsequently ionized using a second time-delayed pulse. Concurrent phase control of rotational beats in both electronic states is demonstrated.
Journal of Chemical Physics


coherent control, femtosecond pulses, pulse shaping


Stauffer, H. , Ballard, J. , Amitay, Z. and Leone, S. (2002), Phase Control of Li<sub>2</sub> Wave Packets on Two Electronic Curves, Journal of Chemical Physics (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created January 1, 2002, Updated February 19, 2017