R-matrix-Floquet theory of molecular multiphoton processes

 J Colgan, D H Glass, K Higgins and P G Burke

 Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
 The Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK

 A new R-matrix-Floquet theory is used to study the interaction of intense laser fields with multi-electron molecules. Results are reported for the multiphoton ionization of H_2.