Femtosecond photoassociation: Coherence and implications for control in bimolecular reactions

Gross, Peter; Dantus, Marcos
May 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;5/15/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 19, p8013
Academic Journal
Presents a theoretical analysis of the femtosecond photoassociation spectroscopy experiment on mercury. Production of coherent wave packets by excitation of a thermal distribution of diatom collision pairs from a free to a bound electronic state on a time scale shorter than molecular vibration; Implications for control of bimolecular reactions.


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