Dissociative ionization of ethanol using 400- and 800-nm femtosecond laser pulses

H. Yazawa, T. Shioyama, F. Kannari, R. Itakura, K. Yamanouchi

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    We have investigated the behavior of dissociative ionization of ethanol molecules under irradiation of 400- and 800-nm femtosecond laser pulses. When 800-nm pulses were irradiated, parent ions and fragment ions generated at C-C bond breaking were dominant. On the other hand, when 400-nm pulses were irradiated, fragment ions generated at C-0 bond breaking showed significant increase. When irradiating both 400- and 800-nm pulses and changing the time delay between these pulses, different photofragmentation occurs depending on which pulse is irradiated first.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUltrafast Optics V
    EditorsShuntaro Watanabe, Katsumi Midorikawa
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 1

    Publication series

    NameSpringer Series in Optical Sciences
    ISSN (Print)0342-4111
    ISSN (Electronic)1556-1534

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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