Improved apparatus for picosecond pump-and-probe optical measurements

Capinski, William S.; Maris, Humphrey J.
August 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1996, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p1720
Academic Journal
Presents an improved method for making pump-and-probe optical measurements in the picosecond to nanosecond time range. Use of a pump light pulse to excite the sample; Investigation of the resulting changes in the optical properties; Development of an apparatus that utilizes a single-mode optical fiber; Results of the measurement of the flow of heat from a thin film.


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