Coulomb-free and Coulomb-distorted recolliding quantum orbits in photoelectron holography

  title={Coulomb-free and Coulomb-distorted recolliding quantum orbits in photoelectron holography},
  author={Andrew S. Maxwell and C Figueira de Morisson Faria},
  journal={Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics},
We perform a detailed analysis of the different types of orbits in the Coulomb quantum orbit strong-field approximation (CQSFA), ranging from direct to those undergoing hard collisions. We show that some of them exhibit clear counterparts in the standard formulations of the strong-field approximation for direct and rescattered above-threshold ionization, and show that the standard orbit classification commonly used in Coulomb-corrected models is over-simplified. We identify several types of… 

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