Quench-drive spectroscopy of cuprates.

  title={Quench-drive spectroscopy of cuprates.},
  author={Matteo Puviani and Dirk Manske},
  journal={Faraday discussions},
Cuprates are d-wave superconductors which exhibit a rich phase diagram: they are characterized by superconducting fluctuations even above the critical temperature, and thermal disorder can reduce or suppress the phase coherence. However, photoexcitation can have the opposite effect: recent experiments have shown an increasing phase coherence in optimally doped BSCCO with mid-infrared driving. Time-resolved terahertz spectroscopies are powerful techniques to excite and probe the non-equilibrium… 

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