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Optimal control of charge transfer
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Paper Abstract

In this work, we investigate how and to which extent a quantum system can be driven along a prescribed path in space by a suitably tailored laser pulse. The laser field is calculated with the help of quantum optimal control theory employing a time-dependent formulation for the control target. Within a two-dimensional (2D) model system we have successfully optimized laser fields for two distinct charge transfer processes. The resulting laser fields can be understood as a complicated interplay of different excitation and de-excitation processes in the quantum system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 2006
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 6325, Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials V, 63250Q (30 August 2006);
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Jan Werschnik, Freie Univ. (Germany)
E. K. U. Gross, Freie Univ. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6325:
Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials V
Mark Spitler; Frank Willig, Editor(s)

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