Ultrafast Optics Applied to Modern Device Research

  • G. Mourou
  • K. Meyer
  • J. Whitaker
  • M. Pessot
  • R. Grondin
  • C. Caruso
Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 24)

Abstract

We show that ultrafast optical techniques have made possible the direct investigation of basic nonstationary transport, i.e. velocity overshoot and resonant tunneling, which governs the operation of modern high-speed devices.

Keywords

Lime Gallium Arsenide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Mourou
    • 1
  • K. Meyer
    • 1
  • J. Whitaker
    • 1
  • M. Pessot
    • 1
  • R. Grondin
    • 2
  • C. Caruso
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Ultrafast Science CenterUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Center for Solid State ResearchArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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