Ultrafast broadband (0.5–2.5eV) absorption spectroscopy of a one-dimensional mixed-valence metal complex

  • Atsushi Sugita
  • Masahiro Yamashita
  • Takayoshi Kobayashi
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)


Ultrafast dynamics of a quasi-one-dimensional halogen bridged mixed valence metal complex (HMMC) is studied by the pump-probe spectroscopy extending over 0.5–2.5 eV. Just after the photo-excitation, non-thermal self-trapped excitions (STE’s) are generated as well as charged solitons. The non-thermal STE’s have two relaxation channels to thermal STE’s and spin solitons.


White Light Continuum Relaxation Channel Ultrafast Dynamic Photoinduced Absorption Platinum Silicon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atsushi Sugita
    • 1
  • Masahiro Yamashita
    • 2
  • Takayoshi Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Division of Informatics for Sciences, Graduate School of Human InformaticsUniversity of NagoyaFuro-cho, Chikusa-ku, NagoyaJapan

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