J. Phys. II France 1 (1991) 437-449
Excitation mechanisms for hydrogen atoms in strong microwave fieldsH. P. Breuer and M. Holthaus
Physikalisches Institut der Universität Bonn, Nussallee 12, D-5300 Bonn 1, Germany
(Received 5 September 1990, revised 27 December 1990, accepted 11 January 1991)
We analyse the excitation mechanisms which determine the dynamics of highly excited hydrogen atoms traversing a waveguide. Experimental measurements to verify predictions derived from Floquet theory are suggested.
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