Relativistic quantum mechanics research group

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research: Relativistic Quantum Mechanis, Laser-Electron Interactions

research interests: The interests of this research group include relativistic quantum dynamics and numeric solutions of the Dirac equation in the context of strong field laser matter interaction. View Research Description

work group: List of workgroup members

location: Math and Science College at Shanghai Normal University

student projects: Project suggestion for graduation research


preprints: Perturbative solution approach for computing the two-photon Kapitza-Dirac effect in a Gaussian beam standing light wave
Sven Ahrens, Chong Zhang, Ping Ge, Guweiyi Li, Baifei Shen
arXiv:2305.12399 [quant-ph]

Gravitationally sensitive structured x-ray optics using nuclear resonances
Shin-Yu Lee, Sven Ahrens, Wen-Te Liao
arXiv:2305.00613 [physics.optics]

publications: Two-dimensional simulation of the spin flip in the Kapitza-Dirac effect
Ping Ge, Sven Ahrens, Baifei Shen
Physical Review A 109, 022240 (2024).
arXiv:2307.01571 [quant-ph]

Parameter-space investigation for spin-dependent electron diffraction in the Kapitza-Dirac effect
Yang Wang, Sven Ahrens
Physical Review A 109, 012212 (2024).
arXiv:2308.13200 [quant-ph]

Beam focus and longitudinal polarization influence on spin dynamics in the Kapitza-Dirac effect
Sven Ahrens, Ziling Guan, Baifei Shen
Physical Review A 105, 053123 (2022).
arXiv:2103.07121 [physics.optics]

High-performance ion source generated by ultraviolet laser irradiation of Cu crystals
Xiaolong Zheng, Xiaomei Zhang, Sven Ahrens, Baifei Shen
Physics of Plasmas 28, 073105 (2021).

Spin-dependent two-photon Bragg scattering in the Kapitza-Dirac effect
Sven Ahrens, Zhenfeng Liang, Tilen Čadež, Baifei Shen
Physical Review A 102, 033106 (2020).
arXiv:2001.10177 [quant-ph]

Spin in Compton scattering with pronounced polarization dynamics
Sven Ahrens, Chang-Pu Sun
Physical Review A 96, 063407 (2017).
arXiv:1708.09606 [quant-ph]

Electron-spin filter and polarizer in a standing light wave
Sven Ahrens
Physical Review A 96, 052132 (2017)
arXiv:1604.06201 [quant-ph]

Superluminal reflection and transmission of light pulses via resonant four-wave mixing in cesium vapor
Qichang Jiang, Yan Zhang, Dan Wang, Sven Ahrens, Junxiang Zhang, Shiyao Zhu
Optics Express 24, 24451 (2016).

Simulation of Zitterbewegung by modelling the Dirac equation in Metamaterials
Sven Ahrens, Jun Jiang, Yong Sun, Shi-Yao Zhu
New Journal of Physics 17, 113021 (2015).
arXiv:1505.05140 [quant-ph]

Gravitational and relativistic deflection of X-Ray superradiance
Wen-Te Liao, Sven Ahrens
Nature Photonics 9, 169 (2015).
arXiv:1411.7634 [quant-ph]

Electron-spin dynamics in elliptically polarized light waves
Heiko Bauke, Sven Ahrens, Rainer Grobe
Physical Review A 90, 052101 (2014).
arXiv:1409.2647 [quant-ph]

Electron-spin dynamics induced by photon spins
Heiko Bauke, Sven Ahrens, Christoph H. Keitel, Rainer Grobe
New Journal of Physics 16, 103028 (2014).
arXiv:1401.5976 [quant-ph]

Space-time dynamics of the vacuum's polarization charge density
Andrew T. Steinacher, Jarrett Betke, Sven Ahrens, Qichang Su, Rainer Grobe
Physical Review A 89, 062106 (2014).

Relativistic spin operators in various electromagnetic environments
Heiko Bauke, Sven Ahrens, Christoph H. Keitel, Rainer Grobe
Physical Review A 89, 052101 (2014).
arXiv:1403.0550 [quant-ph]

What is the relativistic spin operator?
Heiko Bauke, Sven Ahrens, Christoph H. Keitel, Rainer Grobe
New Journal of Physics 16, 043012 (2014).
arXiv:1303.3862 [quant-ph]

The Kapitza-Dirac effect in the relativistic regime
Sven Ahrens, Heiko Bauke, Christoph H. Keitel, Carsten Müller
Physical Review A 88, 012115 (2013).
arXiv:1305.5507 [physics.atom-ph]

Spin Dynamics in the Kapitza-Dirac Effect
Sven Ahrens, Heiko Bauke, Christoph H. Keitel, Carsten Müller
Physical Review Letters 109, 043601 (2012).
arXiv:1204.0239v2 [quant-ph]

proceedings: Spin dynamics in relativistic light-matter interaction
Heiko Bauke, Sven Ahrens, Christoph H. Keitel, Rainer Grobe
Proc. SPIE 9515, 95150L (2015).
arXiv:1504.03489 [quant-ph]

Computational relativistic quantum dynamics and its application to relativistic tunneling and Kapitza-Dirac scattering
Heiko Bauke, Michael Klaiber, Enderalp Yakaboylu, Karen Z. Hatsagortsyan, Sven Ahrens, Carsten Müller, Christoph H. Keitel
Proc. SPIE 8780, 87801Q (2013).
arXiv:1306.0702 [quant-ph]

Spin effects in strong-field laser-electron interactions
Sven Ahrens, Tim-Oliver Müller, Selym Villalba-Chávez, Heiko Bauke, Carsten Müller
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 414, 012012 (2013).

other public material: Investigation of the Kapitza-Dirac effect in the relativistic regime
Sven Ahrens
PhD Thesis (2012).