Quantum interference between photo-excited states in a solid-state mott insulator

S. Wall, D. Brida, S. R. Clark, H. P. Ehrke, D. Jaksch, A. Ardavan, S. Bonora, H. Uemura, Y. Takahashi, T. Hasegawa, H. Okamoto, G. Cerullo, A. Cavalleri

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Abstract

By exciting with sub-10-fs 1.6-μm pulses the quasi-one-dimensional Mott insulator ETF2TCNQ, we observe prompt collapse of the Mott gap modulated by 24-THz oscillations of the gap, which are assigned to quantum interference between holon-doublon excitations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period16/05/1021/05/10

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