• Chaos in the hydrogen atom interacting with external fields

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    • Keywords


      Classical and quantum chaos; hydrogen atom in external fields; Stark and Zeeman effect; van der Waals field; linearly and circularly polarized microwave; ionization; diffusion; Rydberg states

    • Abstract


      In this review we discuss the chaotic dynamics (both classical and quantal aspects) of a simple atomic system, namely hydrogen atom interacting with time independent and time dependent external fields. These include: i) static electric field, ii) static magnetic field, iii) combined electric and magnetic fields, in parallel and perpendicular configuration, iv) instantaneous and generalized van der Waals field, v) mass anisotropy and vi) linearly and circularly polarized microwave fields.

    • Author Affiliations


      K Ganesan1 R Gębarowski1

      1. Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast - BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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