We focus ground state xenon atoms using a high intensity (1012 W/cm2) optical field and map the atomic density at the focus using multiphoton ionization. The results are in agreement with a quasi-electrostatic model. © 2005 Optical Society of America.
|Title of host publication||2005 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
|Event||2005 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference - Baltimore, MD, United States|
Duration: 22 May 2005 → 27 May 2005
|Conference||2005 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference|
|Period||22/05/05 → 27/05/05|