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A systematic four-dimensional approach to strong field control of molecular torsions

  title={A systematic four-dimensional approach to strong field control of molecular torsions},
  author={Thomas Grohmann and M Leibscher and Tamar Seideman},
  journal={arXiv: Chemical Physics},
We introduce a four-dimensional quantum model for describing the torsional control of $\rm G_{16}$-type molecules in the electronic ground state, based on the symmetry-adapted variational method. We define conditions for which lower-dimensional models, commonly used to simulate the strong-field control of molecular torsions, are reliable approximations to a four-dimensional treatment. In particular, we study the role of different types of rotational-torsional couplings---the field-free coupling… 



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