Lattice Motions from THz phonon polaritons measured with Femtosecond X-ray Diffraction

  • A. Cavalleri
  • S. Wall
  • M. Rini
  • C. Simpson
  • N. Dean
  • M. Khalil
  • E. Statz
  • D. W. Ward
  • K. A. Nelson
  • R. W. Schoenlein
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 88)

Abstract

We use femtosecond x-ray diffraction to measure the coherent lattice displacements associated with the excitation and propagation of THz phonon polaritons in LiTaO3.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Cavalleri
    • 1
  • S. Wall
    • 1
  • M. Rini
    • 2
  • C. Simpson
    • 1
  • N. Dean
    • 1
  • M. Khalil
    • 2
  • E. Statz
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • D. W. Ward
    • 3
  • K. A. Nelson
    • 3
  • R. W. Schoenlein
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics, Clarendon LaboratoryUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryMassachussets Institute of TechnologyUSA

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