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Physics of attosecond pulses produced via high harmonic generation

Varju, Katalin ; Johnsson, Per LU orcid ; Mauritsson, Johan LU orcid ; L'Huillier, Anne and Lopez-Martens, Rodrigo (2009) In American Journal of Physics 77(5). p.389-395
Abstract
The physics of extreme ultraviolet attosecond pulse trains generated during the interaction between an intense laser pulse and a gas medium is presented, including a simple model based on the solution of the classical equations of motion of an electron in an oscillating laser field. The reconstruction of attosecond beating by the interference of a two-photon transition is described and used to determine the pulse duration of the emitted attosecond pulses. This application is the basis of a laboratory practical for a graduate atomic physics course.
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physics education, high-speed optical techniques, atom-photon collisions, generation, optical harmonic, two-photon processes, SoTL
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American Journal of Physics
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77
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5
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389 - 395
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American Association of Physics Teachers
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0002-9505
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10.1119/1.3086028
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English
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