Quantum optimal control of multiple targets: Development of a monotonically convergent algorithm and application to intramolecular vibrational energy redistribution control

Yukiyoshi Ohtsuki, Kazuyuki Nakagami, Yuichi Fujimura, Wusheng Zhu, Herschel Albert Rabitz

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Abstract

A new efficient algorithm was proposed for solving coupled quantum control equations allowing multiple target operators with desired expected values to specify an objective state. To design a field that transferred a molecule to an objective state an optimal control procedure was presented. Constraints on the time behavior of specified operators during the control period were taken into account. The algorithm represented in the quadruple-space notation reduced to double-space notation in the absence of time-dependant constraints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8867-8876
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume114
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - May 22 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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