Ernstorfer, Ralph; Harb, Maher; Hebeisen, Christoph T.; Sciaini, German; Dartigalongue, T.; Rajkovic, Ivan; Ligges, Manuel; von der Linde, Dietrich; Payer, Thomas; Horn-von Hoegen, Michael; Meyer zu Heringdorf, Frank; Kruglik, Sergei; Miller, R.J. Dwayne:

Atomic View of the Photoinduced Collapse of Gold and Bismuth

In: Ultrafast Phenomena XVI, Jg. 92 (2009) ; Nr. 2, S. 113-115
ISSN: 1742-6588
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Physik
Fakultät für Physik » Experimentalphysik
Two different mechanisms of photoinduced melting were studied by femtosecond electron diffraction. The structural response of gold indicates an electronically-induced increase of the melting temperature. Bismuth was found to disorder within one vibrational period.