Ultrafast Temperature Jumps in Liquid Water Studied by Infrared-Pump and X-ray Absorption-Probe Spectroscopy

  • G. Gavrila
  • Ph. Wernet
  • K. Godehusen
  • C. Weniger
  • E. T. J. Nibbering
  • Th. Elsaesser
  • W. Eberhardt
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 92)

Abstract

We report the first time-resolved x-ray absorption study of liquid water. Structural changes in the hydrogen-bond network as induced by resonant femtosecond-infrared excitation are monitored via transient x-ray absorption at the oxygen K-edge.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gavrila
    • 1
  • Ph. Wernet
    • 1
  • K. Godehusen
    • 1
  • C. Weniger
    • 1
  • E. T. J. Nibbering
    • 2
  • Th. Elsaesser
    • 2
  • W. Eberhardt
    • 1
  1. 1.BESSYBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Max-Born-Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und KurzzeitspektroskopieBerlinGermany

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