Extreme Ultraviolet Transient Grating Measurement of Insulator-Metal Transition Dynamics in VO2

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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 162)


We demonstrate spectrally resolved transient grating (TG) spectroscopy in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) near the M-edge of vanadium dioxide. Time-dependent and broadband EUV-TG measurements separate the index of refraction change due to the insulator to metal transition from purely acoustic effects.


Harmonic Order Vanadium Dioxide Diffract Signal Bulk Acoustic Wave Probe Wavelength 
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This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy Science, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division. M.G. acknowledges funding via the Office of Science Early Career Research Program through the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermoreUSA
  2. 2.Stanford PULSE InstituteSLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryMenlo ParkUSA
  3. 3.Laboratory de Spectroscopie UltrarapideEcole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  4. 4.IBM Almaden Research CenterSan JoseUSA
  5. 5.Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy SciencesSLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryMenlo ParkUSA
  6. 6.Department of PhysicsTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  7. 7.SLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryStanford PULSE InstituteMenlo ParkUSA

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