9 May 2001 Real-time dynamics in atoms and molecules: fractional revivals of wave packets
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Universal properties of electronic and nuclear wave packets created in atoms and molecules by ultrashort (pico- and femtosecond) laser pulses are considered. The phenomenon of fractional revivals of wave packets moving in anharmonic quantum systems is examined in detail. Experimental manifestations of fractional revivals and the mechanisms of their decay in atoms and molecules are discussed.
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Vadim V. Eryomin, Nikolai E. Kuz'menko, Igor M. Umanskii, "Real-time dynamics in atoms and molecules: fractional revivals of wave packets", Proc. SPIE 4243, Saratov Fall Meeting 2000: Laser Physics and Photonics; and Spectroscopy and Molecular Modeling, (9 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.426692; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.426692
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