Fine-tuning molecular energy levels by nonresonant laser pulses.

@article{Lemeshko2010FinetuningME,
  title={Fine-tuning molecular energy levels by nonresonant laser pulses.},
  author={Mikhail Lemeshko and Bretislav Friedrich},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. A},
  year={2010},
  volume={114 36},
  pages={
          9848-54
        }
}
We evaluate the shifts imparted to vibrational and rotational levels of a linear molecule by a nonresonant laser field at intensities of up to 10(12) W/cm(2). Both types of shift are found to be either positive or negative, depending on the initial rotational state acted upon by the field. An adiabatic field-molecule interaction imparts a rotational energy shift which is negative and exceeds the concomitant positive vibrational shift by a few orders of magnitude. The rovibrational states are… 
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