Fakultät für Physik




Seminar: Dynamics in Strong Fields – Topics

Specific topics

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  • Strong field control of a Fano resonance
  • Light-induced states
  • Filamentation
  • Time-resolution of tunneling
  • Nano-atto physics
  • Strong field control of molecules
  • Derivation of the LAD equation
  • Derivation of the Vlasov equation with radiation
  • Derivation of the RGB equations
  • The Heisenberg-Euler equations
  • The strong field S-Matrix theory
  • Relativistic quantum transport

Further tentative topics assigned to members of the Scrinzi group:

  • Photo-emission from molecules (V. Majety)
  • The birth of a plasmon (M. Lupetti)
  • The strong-field 2-electron problem (A. Zielinski)
  • Few-body dynamics at surfaces (J. Liss)

Further tentative topics assigned to members of the Ruhl group:

  • Numerical solution of the Heisenberg-Euler equations (P. Boehl)
  • Adaptive particle refinement (N. Moschuering)
  • Nonlinear dynamics of a rigid nano-foil in a strong laser field (K. Bamberg)
  • Self-field effects form a rigid nano-foil in a strang laser field (C. Klier)
  • Numerical simulation of classical many electron radiation (C. Herzing)
  • Numerical modeling of the Trident process in strong fields (F. Deutschmann)

General list of topics

A) Elementary processes in strong fields

-Atoms in strong fields, tunneling times, definitions and experimental realization.
-Strong field ionization of molecules, mechanisms, calculations.

-QED in strong fields.
-Relativistic plasma physics.
-Self-field effects.

B) Transport physics

-Fundamental concepts.
-Structure of transport equations.
-Phaenomena of transport.

C) Attosecond physics

-Ultrafast imaging techniques.
-single shot diagnostics.
-Coulomb explosion.
-Molecular excitation in photo-ionization processes.
-Laser fields at solid surfaces.

-Surface harmonics.
-Flying mirrors.
-Keldysh theory, photo ionization and transport.
-Sub-femtosecond electronic (de-)excitation processes.

D) Laser-solid interactions

-Fermi surface mapping: theory, experiment.
-Transport in solids, non-equilibrium Green's functions methods.
-Dynamical mean field theory.
-Boltzmann equations.

E) Numerical concepts in plasma physics

-Absorbing boundary conditions.
-Solvers for linear ODEs.
-Multiscale analysis.
-AMR techniques.
-Boundary conditions.
-Shock operators.
-Maxwell field solvers.
-Finite element methods.
-Event generators.

F) Applications

-Free electron lasers.
-Fast ion generation with lasers.
-Fast electron generation with lasers.
-Generation of radiation.