Accession Number:

ADA109025

Title:

On the Synergistic Effects of Laser/Phonon-Stimulated Processes: A master Equation Approach

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ROCHESTER UNIV NY DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The synergistic effects of an adspeciessurface system influenced by a coherent laser field and an incoherent thermal phonon field are theoretically investigated. A generalized master equation is derived in the Schrodinger- Markoff picture and the total stimulated transition rates are decomposed into three parts thermal phonon, laser and the interference terms. The energy transfer dynamics is pictured via the evolution equation of the average excitation of the active mode. A random phase of the off-diagonal matrix elements induced by the laser-stimulated surface processes is introduced. Finally, possible applications of the laserphonon-stimulated master equation are discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE