Carrier-envelope-phase effects in ultrafast strong-field ionization dynamics of multielectron systems: Xe and CS2.

  title={Carrier-envelope-phase effects in ultrafast strong-field ionization dynamics of multielectron systems: Xe and CS2.},
  author={Deepak Mathur and Krithika Dota and Aditya K. Dharmadhikari and Jayashree A. Dharmadhikari},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={110 8},
Carrier-envelope-phase- (CEP) stabilized 5 and 22 fs pulses of intense 800 nm light are used to probe the strong-field ionization dynamics of xenon and carbon disulfide. We compare ion yields obtained with and without CEP stabilization. With 8-cycle (22 fs) pulses, Xe(6+) yields are suppressed (relative to Xe(+)) by 30%-50%, depending on phase, reflecting the phase dependence of nonsequential ionization and its contribution to the formation of higher charge states. Ion yields for Xe(q+) (q = 2… 

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