"Galileo Galilei" Seminar (October 9th 2003)
"Molecular Aligment and Orientation in Strong Laser Fields"

Piet Van Leuven
Department Natuurkunde
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Department of Mathematics "L. Tonelli"
Via F. Buonarroti, 2
Sala Riunioni, 1st floor - at 16:00

Variuos methods of aligning molecules are discussed: static fields, non-resonant laser fields, both in adiabatic and sudden regimes. The case of a resonant short-pulsed field is considered in more detail and results of a numerical experiment are presented.