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Pump-Probe Investigation of Femtosecond Desorption

  • F. Budde
  • T. F. Heinz
  • M. M. T. Loy
  • J. A. Misewich
  • B. D. Smith
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 53)

Abstract

Desorption of NO molecules from a Pd(111) surface has been induced by femtosecond visible laser pulses. Time-resolved measurements of desorption were obtained by means of a correlation technique. The desorption process was found to be characterized by a subpicosecond response, consistent with an electronic mechanism.

Keywords

Electronic Excitation Femtosecond Laser Pulse Desorption Process Desorption Yield Desorption Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Budde
    • 1
  • T. F. Heinz
    • 1
  • M. M. T. Loy
    • 1
  • J. A. Misewich
    • 1
  • B. D. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.T.J. Watson Research CenterIBM Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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