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Research interests

  • atomic theory
  • multiphoton processes in strong laser fields

Research groups

  • Quantum Light and Matter

Publications

Authored book

  • Joachain, CJ, Kylstra, NJ & Potvliege, RM (2012). Atoms in Intense Laser Fields. Cambridge University Press.

Chapter in book

  • Potvliege, R. M. & Shakeshaft, Robin (1992). Nonperturbative Treatment of Multiphoton Ionization Within the Floquet Framework. In Atoms in Intense Laser Fields. Gavrila, Mihai Boston: Academic Press. 373-433.

Conference Paper

  • Joachain, C. J., Kylstra, N. J. and Potvliege, R. M. (2002), Non-dipole and relativistic effects in laser-atom interactions, AIP Conf. Proc. 611: Superstrong Fields in Plasmas 611: 9-20.
  • Potvliege, R. M. and Smith, Philip H. G. (1993), Stabilization of Excited States and Harmonic Generation: Recent Theoretical Results in the Sturmian-Floquet Approach, NATO ASIB Proc. 316: Super-Intense Laser-Atom Physics 173-.

Journal Article

  • Robertson, E J, Sibalic, N, Potvliege, R M & Jones, M P A (2021). ARC 3.0: An expanded Python toolbox for atomic physics calculations. Computer Physics Communications 261: 107814.
  • Jones, M. P. A., Potvliege, R. M. & Spannowsky, M. (2020). Probing new physics using Rydberg states of atomic hydrogen. Physical Review Research 2(1): 013244.
  • Ogden, Thomas P., Whittaker, K. A., Keaveney, J., Wrathmall, S. A., Adams, C. S. & Potvliege, R. M. (2019). Quasisimultons in Thermal Atomic Vapors. Physical Review Letters 123(24): 243604
  • Vaillant, C. L., Potvliege, R. M. & Jones, M. P. A. (2015). Intercombination effects in resonant energy transfer. Physical Review A 92(4): 042705.
  • Vaillant, C L, Jones, M P A & Potvliege, R M (2014). Multichannel quantum defect theory of strontium bound Rydberg states. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 47(15): 155001.
  • Jacobs, V L, Burke, P G & Potvliege, R M (2014). Liouville-space R-matrix-Floquet description of atomic radiative processes involving autoionizing states in the presence of intense electromagnetic fields. Journal of Physics B Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 47(2): 025401.
  • Vaillant, C.L., Jones, M.P.A. & Potvliege R.M. (2012). Long-range Rydberg–Rydberg interactions in calcium, strontium and ytterbium. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 45(13): 135004.
  • M Tanasittikosol, JD Pritchard, D Maxwell, A Gauguet, KJ Weatherill, RM Potvliege & CS Adams (2011). Microwave dressing of Rydberg dark states. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 44(18): 184020.
  • Millen, J., Lochead, G., Corbett, G.R., Potvliege, R.M. & Jones, M.P.A. (2011). Spectroscopy of a cold strontium Rydberg gas. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 44(18): 184001.
  • Potvliege, RM, Mese, E & Vucic, S (2010). Multiphoton ionization and multiphoton resonances in the tunneling regime. Physical Review A 81(5): 053402.
  • Bason, MG, Tanasittikosol, M Sargsyan, A Mohapatra, AK Sarkisyan, D Potvliege, RM & Adams, CS (2010). Enhanced electric field sensitivity of rf-dressed Rydberg dark states. New Journal of Physics 12: 065015.
  • Potvliege, RM & Vucic, S (2009). Freeman resonances in high-order above-threshold ionization. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 42(5): 055603.
  • E Meṣe & R M Potvliege (2008). Quasienergy spectrum of complex atoms. Physical Review A 77(2): 023414.
  • Krajewska, K, Kaminski, JZ & Potvliege RM (2008). Long-lived resonances supported by a contact interaction in crossed magnetic and electric fields. Annals of Physics (NY) 323: 2639-2653.
  • Mese, E & Potvliege R M (2007). The quasienergy spectrum of argon from 400 to 800 nm. Laser Physics Letters 4(5): 357-362.
  • Mese, E & Potvliege, RM (2006). Ellipticity dependence of harmonic generation in atomic hydrogen. Journal Of Physics B-atomic Molecular And Optical Physics 39(2): 431-442.
  • Potvliege, R. M. & Vucic, S. (2006). High-order above-threshold ionization of argon: plateau resonances and the Floquet quasienergy spectrum. Physical Review A 74(2): 023412.
  • Griffin, P. F., Weatherill, K. J., MacLeod, S. G., Potvliege, R. M. & Adams, C. S. (2006). Spatially selective loading of an optical lattice by light-shift engineering using an auxiliary laser field. New Journal of Physics 8(11): 10.
  • Potvliege, RM & Vucic, S (2006). Stark-shift induced resonances in multiphoton ionization. Physica Scripta 74(4): C55-C60.
  • Potvliege, RM & Adams, CS (2006). Photo-ionization in far-off-resonance optical lattices. New Journal Of Physics 8: 10.
  • Chirilă, C. C. & Potvliege, R. M. (2005). Low-order above-threshold ionization in intense few-cycle laser pulses. Physical Review A 71(2): 021402.
  • Krajewska K, Kaminski JZ & Potvliege RM (2005). Stabilization Of Resonance States In Crossed Magnetic And Laser Fields In A Parabolic Quantum Well. Laser Physics 15: 238-244.
  • Chirila CC, Joachain CJ, Kylstra NJ & Potvliege RM (2004). Three-step Processes With Relativistic Ions. Laser Physics 14: 190-193.
  • Chirilă, C. C. Joachain, C. J. Kylstra, N. J. & Potvliege, R. M. (2004). Interaction of superintense laser pulses with relativistic ions. Physical Review Letters 93(24): 24360.
  • Joachain, C. J., Kylstra, N. J. and Potvliege, R. M. (2003). Atoms in intense, ultrashort laser pulses: non-dipole and relativistic effects. Journal of Modern Optics 50: 313-329.
  • Potvliege, R.M. (2003). Light-Induced States of Atoms in Intense Laser Fields. Physica Scripta 68: 18-.
  • Garland, L. W., Jaron, A., Kaminski, J. Z. & Potvliege, R. M. (2002). Off-shell effects in laser-assisted electron scattering at low frequency. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 35(13): 2861-2872.
  • Kylstra NJ, Potvliege RM & Joachain CJ (2002). Photon Emission By Ions Interacting With Short Intense Laser Pulses. Laser Physics 12: 409-414.
  • Chirilă, C. C., Kylstra, N. J., Potvliege, R. M. & Joachain, C. J. (2002). Nondipole effects in photon emission by laser-driven ions. Physical Review A 66(6): 063411.
  • Dorr M, Kylstra NJ & Potvliege RM (2001). Photoionization By Ultrashort Pulses In The High-intensity Limit. Laser Physics 11: 250-254.
  • Bauer, Jaroslaw, Plucinski, Lukasz, Piraux, Bernard, & Potvliege, Robert, Gajda, Mariusz and Krzywinski, Jacek (2001). Ionization of hydrogen atoms by intense vacuum ultraviolet radiation. Journal of Physics B Atomic Molecular Physics 34: 2245-2254.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Zehnlé, V. (2001). Complex scaling calculation of the decaying quantum-propagation modes of neutral atoms in a magnetic guide. Physical Review A 63: 025601-.
  • Kylstra, N. J., Potvliege, R. M. and Joachain, C. J. (2001). LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Photon emission by ions interacting with short intense laser pulses: beyond the dipole approximation. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 34: L55-L61.
  • Potvliege RM (2000). Role Of The Magnetic Component Of The Incident Field In The Adiabatic Stabilization Of Circular States. Laser Physics 10: 143-146.
  • Potvliege RM (2000). Waveletlike Basis Function Approach To The Propagation Of Paraxial Beams. Journal Of The Optical Society Of America A-optics Image Science And Vision 17: 1043-1047.
  • Jaron, A., Mese, Emine & Potvliege, R.M. (2000). Floquet analysis of laser-induced continuum structures. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 33: 1487-1505.
  • Caron, C.F.R. & Potvliege, R.M. (2000). propBG: A program for calculating the intensity and the far-field profile of harmonics emitted by a dilute gas irradiated by an intense Gaussian or Bessel-Gauss laser beam. Computer Physics Communications 126: 269-293.
  • Caron, C.F.R. & Potvliege, R.M. (2000). Free-space propagation of ultrashort pulses: space-time couplings in Gaussian pulse beams. Journal of Modern Optics 46: 1881-1891.
  • Potvliege, R. M., Kylstra, N. J. and Joachain, C. J. (2000). LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Photon emission by He+ in intense ultrashort laser pulses. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 33: L743-L748.
  • Day, H. C., Piraux, Bernard and Potvliege, R. M. (2000). Multistate non-Hermitian Floquet dynamics in short laser pulses. Physical Review A 61: 031402-.
  • Dörr, M. & Potvliege, R.M. (2000). LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Adiabatic stabilization in photodetachment by ultrashort pulses. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 33: L233-L238.
  • Potvliege, R.M. (2000). Disappearance of the dressed bound states in photodetachment from a short-range potential by an intense high-frequency laser field. Physical Review A 62: 013403-.
  • Caron, C. F. R. and Potvliege, R. M. (1999). Bessel-modulated Gaussian beams with quadratic radial dependence. Optics Communications 164: 83-93.
  • Potvliege, R.M. (1999). Adiabatic stabilization in a two-color field. Physical Review A 60: 1311-1313.
  • Potvliege RM (1999). A Program For Time-independent Calculations Of Multiphoton Processes In One-electron Atomic Systems. Laser Physics 9: 413-415.
  • Caron, C.F.R. & Potvliege, R.M. (1999). Optimum conical angle of a BesselGauss beam for low-order harmonic generation in gases. Optical Society of America Journal B Optical Physics 16: 1377-1384.
  • Caron, C.F.R. & Potvliege, R.M. (1998). Phase matching and harmonic generation in Bessel Gauss beams. Optical Society of America Journal B Optical Physics 15: 1096-1106.
  • Piraux, Bernard & Potvliege, R.M. (1998). Adiabatic stabilization of a circular state: Theory compared to experiment. Physical Review A 57: 5009-5012.
  • Potvliege, R.M. (1998). STRFLO: a program for time-independent calculations of multiphoton processes in one-electron atomic systems I. Quasienergy spectra and angular distributions. Computer Physics Communications 114: 42-93.
  • Day, H. C., Fearnside, A. S. and Potvliege, R. M. (1997). Shifted channel wave numbers in approximate Floquet calculations. Physical Review A 56: 2447-2450.
  • Fearnside, A. S., Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1995). Light-induced states of H and H-, shadow states, and the dressed potential. Physical Review A 51: 1471-1481.
  • Dörr, M., Joachain, C. J., Potvliege, R. M. and VučiĆ, S. (1994). Born-Floquet theory of laser-assisted electron-atom collisions. Physical Review A 49: 4852-4863.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Smith, Philip H.G. (1994). Two-color ionization of hydrogen for frequencies in the 2:3 ratio. Physical Review A 49: 3110-3113.
  • Dorr M, Joachain CJ, Potvliege RM & Vucic S (1994). Born-floquet Theory Of Electron-atom Collisions In The Presence Of A Laser Field. Zeitschrift Fur Physik D-atoms Molecules And Clusters 29: 245-246.
  • Rottke, H., Wolff-Rottke, B., Feldmann, D., Welge, K. H., & Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1994). Atomic hydrogen in a strong optical radiation field. Physical Review A 49: 4837-4851.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Smith, Philip H.G. (1993). Adiabatic stabilization of excited states of H in an intense linearly polarized laser field. Physical Review A 48: 46-.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Smith, P.H.G. (1992). Two-colour multiphoton ionization of hydrogen by an intense laser field and one of its harmonics. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 25: 2501-2516.
  • Pont, Marcel, Potvliege, R. M., Shakeshaft, Robin and & Teng, Zhong-Jian (1992). Low-frequency theory of multiphoton ionization. II. General formulation and further results for ionization of H(1s). Physical Review A 45: 8235-8251.
  • Madajczyk, J. L., Pont, Marcel, Potvliege, R. M., & Shakeshaft, Robin and Taylor, H. S. (1992). Photoionization of atomic hydrogen dressed by a circularly polarized CO2-laser field. Physical Review A 45: 4848-4854.
  • Pont, Marcel, Potvliege, R. M., Shakeshaft, Robin and & Smith, Philip H. G. (1992). Geometric phases in multiphoton ionization. Physical Review A 46: 555-566.
  • Dörr, M., Feldmann, D., Potvliege, R. M., Rottke, H., & Shakeshaft, R., Welge, K. H. and Wolff-Rottke, B. (1992). The energy spectrum of photoelectrons produced by multiphoton ionization of atomic hydrogen. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 25: L275-L280.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M., Proulx, Daniel and & Shakeshaft, Robin (1992). Erratum: Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field. VI. Two-color ionization with incommensurable frequencies [Phys. Rev. A 44, 574 (1991)]. Physical Review A 45: 2142-.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M., Proulx, Daniel and & Shakeshaft, Robin (1991). Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field. VI. Two-color ionization with incommensurable frequencies. Physical Review A 44: 574-583.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Smith, P.H.G. (1991). Two-colour multiphoton ionization of hydrogen by an intense laser field and its third harmonic. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 24: L641-L646.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M., Proulx, Daniel and & Shakeshaft, Robin (1991). Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field. V. The high-frequency regime. Physical Review A 43: 3729-3740.
  • Taieb, R., Veniard, V., Maquet, A., Vucic, S. and & Potvliege, R. M. (1991). Light polarization effects in laser-assisted (e, 2e) collisions: a Sturmian approach. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 24: 3229-3240.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1990). Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field: III. Resonant ionization of hydrogen by subpicosecond pulses. Physical Review A 41: 558-561.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M., Proulx, Daniel and & Shakeshaft, Robin (1990). Multiphoton detachment of H- and the applicability of the Keldysh approximation. Physical Review A 42: 4138-4150.
  • Shakeshaft, Robin, Potvliege, R. M., Dörr, Martin and & Cooke, W. E. (1990). Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field. IV. The static-field limit. Physical Review A 42: 1656-1668.
  • Dörr, Martin & Potvliege, R.M. (1990). Resonances that originate from shadow poles of the scattering matrix in multiphoton processes. Physical Review A 41: 1472-1476.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1990). Atomic hydrogen irradiated by a strong laser field: Sturmian basis calculations of rates for high-order multiphoton ionization, Raman scattering, and harmonic generation. Optical Society of America Journal B Optical Physics 7: 433-448.
  • Dörr, Martin, Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1990). Tunneling ionization of atomic hydrogen by an intense low-frequency field. Physical Review Letters 64: 2003-2006.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Joachain, C.J. (1990). State multipoles for the excitation of the n=2 manifold of atomic hydrogen by fast electrons and positrons. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 23: 841-851.
  • Pont, Marcel, Shakeshaft, Robin and Potvliege, R. M. (1990). Low-frequency theory of multiphoton ionization. Physical Review A 42: 6969-6972.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Shakeshaft, Robin (1990). Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field. II. Partial rates and angular distributions for ionization of atomic hydrogen at 532 nm. Physical Review A 41: 1609-1619.
  • Vucic, S., Potvliege, R. M. and Joachain, C. J. (1989). Second Born triple differential cross sections for the coplanar asymmetric ionisation of He(21S) and He(23S) by fast electrons and positrons. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 22: 3519-3527.
  • Potvliege RM & Shakeshaft R (1989). High-order Harmonic-generation And Raman-scattering By Hydrogen In Perturbation-theory. Zeitschrift Fur Physik D-atoms Molecules And Clusters 11: 93-94.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Shakeshaft, Robin (1989). Multiphoton processes in an intense laser field: Harmonic generation and total ionization rates for atomic hydrogen. Physical Review A 40: 3061-3079.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Shakeshaft, Robin (1989). High-order above-threshold ionization of hydrogen in perturbation theory. Physical Review A 39: 1545-1548.
  • Potvliege, R.M. (1989). The structure of the Glauber third-order optical potential. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 22: 907-912.
  • Joachain, C.J. & Potvliege, R.M. (1988). Differential cross sections for positron-atomic-hydrogen inelastic scattering at intermediate energies. Physical Review A 38: 4337-4339.
  • Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1988). Time-independent theory of multiphoton ionization of an atom by an intense field. Physical Review A 38: 4597-4621.
  • Potvliege, R. M. and Shakeshaft, Robin (1988). Nonperturbative calculation of partial differential rates for multiphoton ionization of a hydrogen atom in a strong laser field. Physical Review A 38: 1098-1100.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Shakeshaft, R. (1988). Determination of the scattering matrix by use of the Sturmian representation of the wavefunction: choice of basis wavenumber. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 21: L645-L650.
  • Vucic, S., Potvliege, R. M. and Joachain, C. J. (1988). CORRIGENDUM: Third-order optical model analysis of e+/-H(2s), e+/-He(21S) and e+/-He(23S) elastic scattering at intermediate energies. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 21: 2801-.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Shakeshaft, Robin (1988). Movement and interplay of the bound state, resonance, and shadow poles of the scattering amplitude in multiphoton processes. Physical Review A 38: 6190-6203.
  • Potvliege, R. M., Furtado, F. and Joachain, C. J. (1987). Multichannel optical mole theory of proton-hydrogen and proton-helium elastic scattering at intermediate energies. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 20: 1771-1787.
  • Vuić, S., Potvliege, R. M. and Joachain, C. J. (1987). Second Born triple-differential cross sections for the coplanar asymmetric ionization of H(2s) by fast electrons. Physical Review A 35: 1446-1449.
  • Shakeshaft, Robin & Potvliege, R.M. (1987). Approximate theory for multiphoton ionization of an atom by an intense field. Physical Review A 36: 5478-5481.
  • Joachain, C.J. & Potvliege, R.M. (1987). Importance of absorption effects on fast positron-argon differential cross sections. Physical Review A 35: 4873-4875.
  • Vucic, S., Potvliege, R. M. and Joachain, C. J. (1987). Third-order optical model analysis of e+or-H(2s), e+or-He(21S) and e+or-He(23S) elastic scattering at intermediate energies. Journal of Physics B Atomic Molecular Physics 20: 3157-3169.
  • Potvliege, R.M. & Joachain, C.J. (1985). Coherent electron impact excitation of the n=2 states of atomic hydrogen at intermediate energies. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 18: L585-L588.
  • Byron, F. W., Jr., Joachain, C. J. and Potvliege, R. M. (1985). Elastic and inelastic scattering of electrons and positrons by atomic hydrogen at intermediate and high energies in the unitarised eikonal-Born series method. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 18: 1637-1660.
  • Joachain, C. J., Piraux, B., Potvliege, R. M., Furtado, & F. and Byron, F. R. (1985). Unitarised eikonal-Born series theory of (e, 2e) reactions in atomic hydrogen. Physics Letters A 112: 138-140.
  • McDowell, M. R. C., Edmunds, P. W., Potvliege, R. M., & Joachain, C. J., Shingal, R. and Bransden, B. H. (1984). The angular distribution of asymmetry in scattering of spin-polarised electrons by spin-polarised hydrogen atoms. II. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 17: 3951-3963.
  • Byron, F. W., Jr., Joachain, C. J. and Potvliege, R. M. (1982). Unitarisation of the eikonal-Born series method for electron-atom and positron-atom collisions. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 15: 3915-3943.
  • Byron, F. W., Jr., Joachain, C. J. and Potvliege, R. M. (1981). Unitarisation of the eikonal-Born series method for electron- and positron-atom collisions. "Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics" 14: L609-L615.

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