Molecular alignment/orientation control is a key technique to manipulate or observe molecular dynamics in a molecule-fixed frame. In the present chapter, we explain optimal control approaches that provide numerically synthesized control pulses as well as clues that would lead to a better understanding of control mechanisms. After introducing the simulation procedures in a general and fundamental form, three case studies of linear molecules are adopted to illustrate how the simulation works in practical applications, which will demonstrate the effectiveness of the optimal control approaches in studying molecular alignment/orientation.
|Title of host publication||Advances in Multi-Photon Processes and Spectroscopy|
|Publisher||World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd|
|Number of pages||42|
|Publication status||Published - 2016 Jan 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)