Photoelectron spectra with Qprop and t-SURFF

Published: 1 October 2016| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/b8zz2z8yt2.1
Contributors:
Volker Mosert,
Dieter Bauer

Description

This program has been imported from the CPC Program Library held at Queen's University Belfast (1969-2018) Abstract Calculating strong-field, momentum-resolved photoelectron spectra (PES) from numerical solutions of the time-dependent Schrödinger equation (TDSE) is a very demanding task due to the large spatial excursions and drifts of electrons in intense laser fields. The time-dependent surface flux (t-SURFF) method for the calculation of PES [Tao and Scrinzi (2012)] allows to keep the numerical grid much smaller than the space over which the wavefunction would be spread at the end of the laser pulse. We... Title of program: Qprop Catalogue Id: ADXB_v2_0 Nature of problem When atoms are ionized by intense laser fields electrons may escape with large momenta (especially when rescattering is involved). This translates to a rapidly spreading wavefunction in numerical simulations of these systems thus rendering the calculation of PES very costly for increasing wave lengths and peak intensities. Versions of this program held in the CPC repository in Mendeley Data ADXB_v1_0; QPROP; 10.1016/j.cpc.2005.11.001 ADXB_v2_0; Qprop; 10.1016/j.cpc.2016.06.015

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