Bulletin of the American Physical Society
APS March Meeting 2010
Volume 55, Number 2
Monday–Friday, March 15–19, 2010; Portland, Oregon
Session K1: Poster Session II (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Room: Exhibit CD
Abstract ID: BAPS.2010.MAR.K1.85
Abstract: K1.00085 : Non-Linear Interactions in Pump-Probe Optical Phenomena for Moving Atomic Systems*
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(Naval Research Labortory)
Reduced-density-matrix descriptions are developed for pump-probe optical phenomena involving moving many-electron atomic systems, taking into account the center-of-mass motion, collisions, and external magnetic fields. Time-domain (equation-of-motion) and frequency-domain (resolvent-operator) formulations are developed in a unified manner. A semiclassical perturbative treatment of the electromagnetic interaction is used to obtain compact Liouville-space operator expressions for the n'th order non-linear macroscopic electromagnetic-response tensors. Coherent atomic excitations and the full tetradic-matrix form of the collision operator in the Markov approximation are taken into account.
*Work supported by the Office of Naval Research.
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