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Laser physics

A focused laser beam is a powerfull tool to ionize atoms and molecules. With an intensity around 1015 W/cm2 it has got enough power for a multiple ionization of an atom or a molecule. Combined with our ColTRIMS apparatus it is possible to investigate the structure and behaviour of atoms and molecules.

For further information about our lasersystem and experiments performed with it, chose one of the following topics:

  general information
about our laser
  Atoms in strong
  Molecules in strong Laserfields   Clusters in strong Laserfields