Femtosecond, Electronically-Induced Disordering of GaAs


J. Kai Wang, Y. Siegal, P. N. Saeta, N. Bloembergen, and E. Mazur. 1993. “Femtosecond, Electronically-Induced Disordering of GaAs.” In Ultrafast Phenomena VIII, edited by G. A. Mourou J.-L. Martin, A. Migus and A. H. Zewail, Pp. 420–421. Springer-Verlag. Publisher's Version


Excitation of GaAs with a femtosecond laser pulse leads to disordering in less than 100 femtoseconds, before appreciable lattice heating through phonon emission.
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