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Femtosecond and Attosecond Giant Optical Responses and Fluctuations in Disordered Clusters, Nanocomposites, and Rough Surfaces

  • Mark I Stockman
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 66)

Abstract

We predict that excitation of the disordered nanostructured systems with ultrashort pulses causes transient concentration of excitation energy in nanometer size spatial regions on the time scale of femtoseconds. Concurrently, giant attosecond fluctuations of local fields occur within the optical period. We discuss manifestations of these effects and possible experiments.

Keywords

Local Field Transient Concentration Ultrashort Pulse Photonuclear Reaction Exciting Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark I Stockman
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

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