A quantum fluid-dynamic (QFD) control formulation is presented for optimally manipulating atomic and molecular systems. In QFD the control quantum system is expressed in terms of the probability density ρ and the quantum current j. This choice of variables is motivated by the generally expected slowly varying spatial-temporal dependence of the fluid-dynamical variables. The QFD approach is illustrated for manipulation of the ground electronic state dynamics of HCl induced by an external electric field.
|Number of pages
|Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
|Published - 2000
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics