Manipulating external degrees of freedom with intense light: Laser focusing and trapping of

Seideman, Tamar
February 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;2/15/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p2881
Academic Journal
Describes the possibility of focusing and trapping molecules in the intensity gradient of a moderately intense laser field. Molecular focusing obtained when the ratio between the kinetic energy and the field-matter interaction exceeds unity; Properties of the molecular lens; Application of laser focusing to Dd deposition onto and etching of a substrate.


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