Femtosecond insulator-metal transition in VO<inf>2</inf> induced by intense multi-THz transients


A non-thermal insulator-metal transition in VO<sub>2</sub> has been driven by a non-resonant excitation at frequencies around 25 THz. A switching time of 80 fs is found, corresponding to approximately two cycles of the driving field.

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@article{Grupp2014FemtosecondIT, title={Femtosecond insulator-metal transition in VO2 induced by intense multi-THz transients}, author={A. Grupp and B. Mayer and C. Schmidt and J. Oelmann and R. E. Marvel and R. F. Haglund and A. Leitenstorfer and A. Pashkin}, journal={2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) - Laser Science to Photonic Applications}, year={2014}, pages={1-2} }