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Femtosecond solid-liquid phase transition studied with ultrafast x-ray diffraction
Author(s): S. Fourmaux; Antoine Rousse; Christian Rischel; Ingo Uschmann; Stephane Sebban; Philippe Balcou; G. Grillon; Eckhart Forster; Jean-Claude J. Gauthier; Daniele Hulin
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Paper Abstract

We have characterized the ultrafast solid-liquid transition of InSb and CdTe semiconductors by time resolved x-ray diffraction in the femtosecond timescale. Visible spectroscopic data were obtained together with x-ray measurements to characterize the dense electron-ho9le plasma at the origin of the phase transition following the IR excitation.

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Date Published: 14 November 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4504, Applications of X Rays Generated from Lasers and Other Bright Sources II, (14 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.448474
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S. Fourmaux, Lab. d'Optique Appliquee (France)
Antoine Rousse, Lab. d'Optique Appliquee (France)
Christian Rischel, Niels Bohr Inst. and Royal Veterinary and Agricultural Univ. (Denmark)
Ingo Uschmann, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Stephane Sebban, Lab. d'Optique Appliquee (France)
Philippe Balcou, Lab. d'Optique Appliquee (France)
G. Grillon, Lab. d'Optique Appliquee (France)
Eckhart Forster, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Jean-Claude J. Gauthier, Lab. pour l'Utilisation des Lasers Intenses (France)
Daniele Hulin, Lab. d'Optique Appliquee (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4504:
Applications of X Rays Generated from Lasers and Other Bright Sources II
George A. Kyrala; Jean-Claude J. Gauthier, Editor(s)

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