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 publicationPhotonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference, PhAST 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - 2007
EventPhotonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference, PhAST 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 8 2007May 8 2007

Other

OtherPhotonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference, PhAST 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/8/075/8/07

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 Photonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference, PhAST 2007 Optical Society of America.