Probing photoconductivity in discotic liquid crystals by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy

Chen Xia, Volodimyr Duzhko, Hefei Shi, Kenneth D. Singer, Jie Shan

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Abstract

Optical pump/terahertz probe spectroscopy was employed to investigate electronic charge transport in discotic liquid crystals. Frequency dependent complex conductivity was observed in phthalocyanines for a few hundred of picoseconds following a femtosecond photoexcitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Xia, C., Duzhko, V., Shi, H., Singer, K. D., & Shan, J. (2007). Probing photoconductivity in discotic liquid crystals by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.