High-harmonic generation from spin-polarised defects in solids

  title={High-harmonic generation from spin-polarised defects in solids},
  author={M S Mrudul and Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean and {\'A}ngel Rubio and Gopal Dixit},
  journal={npj Computational Materials},
The generation of high-order harmonics in gases enabled to probe the attosecond electron dynamics in atoms and molecules with unprecedented resolution. Extending these techniques to solids, which were originally developed for atomic and molecular gases, requires a fundamental understanding of the physics that has been partially addressed theoretically. Here, we employ time-dependent density-functional theory to investigate how the electron dynamics resulting in high-harmonic emission in… 

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