Exploring molecular strong field ionization with ahybrid coupled channels approach

CFEL Theory Seminar

  • Datum: 21.09.2016
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Vortragende(r): Vinay Pramod Majety
  • Physics Department, LMU, Munich
  • Ort: CFEL (Bldg. 99)
  • Raum: Seminar Room IV, O1.111
  • Gastgeber: Nina Rohringer
Molecular strong field ionization (SFI)is at the heart of several ultrafast imaging/spectroscopic techniques such aslaser induced electron diffraction and high harmonic spectroscopy. Whileproof-of-principle experiments are underway, it is still a long way before theycan evolve into a standard imaging techniques. The coupled motion of electronsand nuclei under the influence of a non-perturbative external laser field isnot fully understood yet and there is a strong demand for developing many bodymethods that can model these molecular SFI based processes.

I will present in this talk, the making of the hybrid coupled channels approach, one of the first multi-electron methods that has been realized in this context, by covering a range of technical aspects such as the construction of accurate channel functions, choice of gauge, linear dependency issues and so on. Using examples, I will demonstrate the role of multi-electron effects: Exchange, core electron polarization and inner orbital ionization in molecular SFI.

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