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Coherent Phonons in Antimony: an Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Solid-State Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy Experiment

  title={Coherent Phonons in Antimony: an Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Solid-State Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy Experiment},
  author={Ilana J. Porter and Michael Zuerch and Stephen R. Leone},
Ultrafast laser pump-probe spectroscopy is an important and growing field of physical chemistry that allows the measurement of chemical dynamics on their natural timescales, but undergraduate laboratory courses lack examples of such spectroscopy and the interpretation of the dynamics that occur. Here we develop and implement an ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy experiment for the undergraduate physical chemistry laboratory course at the University of California Berkeley. The goal of the… 

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