Rate of Electron—Phonon Relaxation in Niobium

  • K. M. Yoo
  • X. M. Zhao
  • M. Siddique
  • R. R. Alfano
  • D. P. Osterman
  • M. Radparvar
  • J. Cunniff
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 53)

Abstract

Thermal modulation measurements using 120 fs /620 nm laser pulses were performed on niobium films. The electron-phonon relaxation time was found to be ultra fast and measured to be 360 fs, and the electron-phonon coupling constant was estimated to be 17× 1017 W m −3 K −1.

Keywords

Quartz Deconvolution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Yoo
    • 1
  • X. M. Zhao
    • 1
  • M. Siddique
    • 1
  • R. R. Alfano
    • 1
  • D. P. Osterman
    • 2
  • M. Radparvar
    • 2
  • J. Cunniff
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, Department of Electrical EngineeringCity College of the City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.HYPRES Inc.ElmsfordUSA

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