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Time-resolved spectroscopy using synchrotron infrared pulses
Author(s): G. Lawrence Carr; Ricardo P. S. M. Lobo; Carol J. Hirschmugl; J. D. LaVeigne; David H. Reitze; David B. Tanner
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Paper Abstract

Electron synchrotron storage rings, such as the VUV ring at the National Synchrotron Light Source, product short pulses of IR radiation suitable for investigating time-dependent phenomena in a variety of interesting experimental systems. In contrast to other pulsed sources of IR, the synchrotron produces a continuum spectral output over the entire IR (and beyond), though at power levels typically below those obtained from laser systems. The infrared synchrotron radiation source is therefore well-suited as a probe using standard FTIR spectroscopic techniques. Here we describe the pump-probe spectroscopy facility being established at the NSLS and demonstrate the technique by measuring the photocarrier decay in a semiconductor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3153, Accelerator-Based Infrared Sources and Applications, (16 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.290255
Show Author Affiliations
G. Lawrence Carr, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Ricardo P. S. M. Lobo, Brookhaven National Lab. and Univ. of Florida (United States)
Carol J. Hirschmugl, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States)
J. D. LaVeigne, Univ. of Florida (United States)
David H. Reitze, Univ. of Florida (United States)
David B. Tanner, Univ. of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3153:
Accelerator-Based Infrared Sources and Applications
Gwyn P. Williams; Paul Dumas, Editor(s)

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