Probing superconducting gap dynamics with THz pulses

M. Beck, M. Klammer, I. Rousseau, G. N. Gol'Tsman, I. Diamant, Y. Dagan, J. Demsar

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We studied superconducting gap dynamics in a BCS superconductor NbN and electron doped cuprate superconductor PCCO following excitation with near-infrared (NIR) and narrow band THz pulses. Systematic studies on PCCO imply very selective electron-phonon coupling.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - 10 Aug 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Couplings
  • High-temperature superconductors
  • Optical films
  • Optical pulses
  • Phonons
  • Ultrafast optics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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