Optimal control of femtosecond photoisomerization of retinal in rhodopsin: Effects of conical intersections

Mayumi Abe, Yukiyoshi Ohtsuki, Yuichi Fujimura, Wolfgang Domcke

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Abstract

Femtosecond laser pulses that control the photoisomerization of retinal in rhodopsin are numerically designed using quantum optimal control theory. Preparation of squeezed reactant packets through multiple electronic transitions is essential for creating localized product packets.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2004
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)3540241108
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2004 - Niigata, Japan
Duration: 2004 Jul 252004 Jul 30

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2004
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityNiigata
Period04/7/2504/7/30

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