Spinning tops in external fields. Nonadiabatic alignment in complex systems

Tamar Seideman*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Short, intense laser pulses can be used to excite rotationally-broad, aligned wavepackets with fascinating properties. We extend the alignment concept to dissipative media and propose applications for quantum information, molecular switches, and guided molecular assembly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528187, 9781557528186
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 10 2006Oct 10 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/10/0610/10/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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