Physics at Virginia

"Photodetachment From Trapped Ions in External Fields"

John Yukich , Davidson College
[Host: Cass Sackett]
What are negative ions, and why should we be interested in them? And what is photodetachment? In this talk I briefly present some of the pertinent background to negative ions and the field of photodetachment dynamics. I will then describe several experiments spanning the areas of continuum electron wavepackets, detachment in external electric and magnetic fields, and precision detachment spectroscopy.
Atomic Physics Seminar
Monday, December 6, 2004
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Note special room.

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