Research

Interests

  • Laser ionization of atoms and molecules in the strong field regime
  • Relativistic quantum physics
  • Non-Hermitian quantum physics
  • Open quantum physics
  • Quantum computing
  • Scientific computing in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching

My most interesting papers (at least in my own mind)

Absorption and Analysis of Unbound Quantum Particles – one by one, Physical Review A 103, 012812 (2021)
Semirelativistic Schrödinger Equation for Relativistic Laser-Matter Interactions, Physical Review Letters 121, 253202 (2018)
Scattering in a quantum dot: the role of resonances, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 25, 315802 (2013)
Absorbing boundary conditions for dynamical many-body quantum systems, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 43, 065004 (2010)
Solution of the Dirac equation for hydrogenlike systems exposed to intense electromagnetic pulses, Physical Review A 79, 043418 (2009)
Geometrical dependence in photoionization of H2+ in high-intensity, high-frequency, ultrashort laser pulses,  Physical Review A 73, 033407 (2006)

Full list of publications in peer-reviewed journals:

31) Selstø, Sølve: «Absorption and analysis of unbound quantum particles one by one», Physical Review A 103, 012812 (2021)

30) Tor Hugo Iwao Kjellsson Lindblom, Sølve Selstø: «Relativistic photoionization with elliptically polarized laser fields in the ultraviolet region», Physical Review 104, 043102 (2021)

29) Tor Hugo Kjellsson Lindblom, Morten Førre, Eva Lindroth, Sølve Selstø: «Relativistic effects in photoionizing a circular Rydberg state in the optical regime», Physical Review A 102, 063108 (2020)

28) Førre, Morten; Selstø, Sølve: «Schrödinger formulation of the nondipole light-matter interaction consistent with relativity», Physical Review A 101, 063416 (2020)

27) Tor Kjellsson Lindblom, Morten Førre, Eva Lindroth, and Sølve Selstø: “Semirelativistic Schrödinger Equation for Relativistic Laser-Matter Interactions”, Physical Review Letters 121, 253202 (2018)

26) Tor Kjellsson, Morten Førre, Aleksander Skjerlie Simonsen, Sølve Selstø, and Eva Lindroth : “Alternative gauge for the description of the light-matter interaction in a relativistic framework”, Physical Review A 96, 023426 (2017)

25) T. Kjellsson, S. Selstø, E. Lindroth: “Relativistic ionization dynamics for a hydrogen atom exposed to superintense XUV laser pulses”, Physical Review A 95, 043403 (2017)

24) A. S. Simonsen, Tor Kjellsson, Morten Førre, Eva Lindroth, Sølve Selstø: “Ionization dynamics beyond the dipole approximation induced by the pulse envelope”, Physical Review A 93, 053411 (2016)

23) S. Selstø, X. Raynaud, A. S. Simonsen, M. Førre: “Distinction between sequential and direct ionization in two-photon double ionization of helium”, Physical Review A 90, 053412 (2014)

22) S. Selstø: “Scattering in a quantum dot: the role of resonances”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 25, 315802 (2013)

21) S. Selstø: “Formulae for partial widths derived from the Lindblad equation”, Physical Review A 85, 062518 (2012)

20) J. Bentsson, E. Lindroth, S. Selstø: “Wave functions associated with time-dependent, complex-scaled Hamiltonians evaluated on a complex time grid”, Physical Review A 85, 013419 (2012)

19) S. Selstø, T. Birkeland, S. Kvaal, R. Nepstad, M. Førre: “A master equation approach to double ionization of helium”, Journal of Physics B 44, 215003 (2011), Erratum: Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 129905 (2011)

18) M. Førre, R. Nepstad and S. Selstø: “Nonsequential Two-Photon Double Ionization of Atoms: Identifying the Mechanism”, Physical Review Letters 105, 163001 (2010)

17) S. Selstø, S. Kvaal: “Absorbing boundary conditions for dynamical many-body quantum systems”, Journal of Physics B 43, 065004 (2010)

16) E. Lindroth, L. Argenti, J. Bengtsson, F. Ferro, M. Genkin and S. Selstø: “The structure behind it all”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 194, 012001 (2009)

15) S. Selstø, E. Lindroth, J. Bengtsson: “Solution of the Dirac equation for hydrogenlike systems exposed to intense electromagnetic pulses”, Physical Review A 79, 043418 (2009).

14) J. Bengtsson, E. Lindroth, S. Selstø: “Solution of the time-dependent Schrödinger equation using uniform complex scaling”, Physical Review A 78, 032502 (2008).

13) M. Førre, J. P. Hansen, L. Kocbach, S. Selstø, T. K. Kjeldsen, L. B. Madsen: “Atoms and molecules in intense attosecond fields: beyond the dipole approximation.” Journal of Physics: Conference Series 88, 012049 (2007).

12) M. Førre, S. Selstø, J. P. Hansen, T. K. Kjeldsen, L. B. Madsen: «Molecules in intense xuv pulses: Beyond the dipole approximation in linearly and circularly polarized fields», Physical Review A 76, 033415 (2007).

11) S. Selstø, M. Førre: «Alternative descriptions of the light-matter interaction beyond the dipole approximation», Physical Review A 76, 023427 (2007).

10) L. Sælen, I. Sundvor, T. Birkeland, S. Selstø, M. Førre: «Classical and quantum-mechanical investigation of the role of nondipole effects on the binding of a stripped HD2+ molecule», Physical Review A 76, 013415 (2007).

9) S. Selstø, A. Palacios, J. Fernández, F. Martín: «Electron angular distribution in resonance-enhanced two-photon ionization of H2+ by ultrashort laser pulses», Physical Review A 75, 033419 (2007).

8) V. N. Ostrovsky, M. V. Volkov, J. H. Hansen, S. Selstø: «Four-state nonstationary models in multistate Landau-Zener theory», Physical Review B 75, 01444 (2007).

7) S. Selstø, M. Førre: «Coherent single-electron transport between coupled quantum dots», Physical Review B 74, 195327 (2006).

6) M. Førre, J. P. Hansen, L. Kocbach, S. Selstø, L. B. Madsen: “Nondipole ionization dynamics of atoms in superintense high-frequency attosecond pulses”, Physical Review Letters 97, 043601 (2006).

5) S. Selstø, J. F. McCann, M. Førre, L. B. Madsen: “Geometrical dependence in photoionization of H2+ in high-intensity, high-frequency, ultrashort laser pulses”, Physical Review A 73, 033407 (2006).

4) S. Selstø, M. Førre, J. P. Hansen, L. B. Madsen: “Strong orientation effects in ionization of H2+ by short, intense, high-frequency light pulses”, Physical Review Letters 95, 093002 (2005).

3) M. Førre, S. Selstø, J. P. Hansen, L. B. Madsen: “Exact nondipole Kramers-Henneberger form of the light-atom Hamiltonian: An application to atomic stabilization and photoelectron energy spectra”, Physical Review Letters 95, 043601 (2005).

2) T. Birkeland, M. Førre, J. P. Hansen, S. Selstø: “Dynamics of H(2p) ionization in ultrashort strong laser pulses”, Journal of Physics B 37, 4205 (2004).

1) H. M. Nilsen, J. P. Hansen, S. Selstø, L. B. Madsen: “Laser excitation of angular Rydberg wavepackets”, Journal of Physics B 32, 4995 (1999).