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Control of molecular rotation with an optical centrifuge Korobenko, Aleksey

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The major purpose of this work is the experimental study of the applicability of an optical centrifuge - a novel tool, utilizing non-resonant broadband laser radiation to excite molecular rotation - to produce and control molecules in extremely high rotational states, so called molecular "super rotors", and to study their optical, magnetic, acoustic, hydrodynamic and quantum mechanical properties.

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