Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Edited by

  • Ennio Arimondo, Universita di Pisa, Italy
  • Paul Berman, B.S., Ph.D., M. Phil, University of Michigan, Physics Department, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Chun Lin, Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

This volume continues the tradition of the Advances series. It contains contributions from experts in the field of atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. The articles contain some review material, but are intended to provide a comprehensive picture of recent important developments in AMO physics. Both theoretical and experimental articles are included in the volume.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374290-2

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Ionizing Collisions by Positrons and Positronium Impact on the Inert Atoms (G. Laricchia, S. Armitage, Á. Kövér and D.J. Murtagh)Chapter 2. Interactions between Thermal Ground or Excited Atoms in the Gas Phase: Many Body Dipole-Dipole Effects, Molecular Dissociation, and Photoassociation Probed by Laser Spectroscopy (J.G. Eden, B.J. Ricconi, Y. Xiao, F. Shen and A.A. Senin)Chapter 3. Bose-Einstein Condensates in Disordered Potentials (L. Fallani, C. Fort and M. Inguscio)Chapter 4. Dipole - dipole Interactions of Rydberg Atoms (Th.F. Gallagher and P. Pillet)Chapter 5. Strong-field control of X-ray processes (R. Santra, R.W. Dunford, E.P. Kanter, B. Krässig, S.H. Southworth and L. Young)Chapter 6. Optical Trapping Takes Shape: The Use of Structured Light Fields (K. Dholakia and W.M. Lee)