Ultrafast ferromagnetic-paramagnetic phase transition in MnAs observed by second-harmonic generation

C. Lange, J. J. Dean, K. S. Burch, D. Rench, N. Samarth, H. M. Van Driel

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Abstract

We use second harmonic generation to observe an ultrafast magnetic phase transition in MnAs near room temperature following excitation by a 300 fs optical pulse; transition times are on the order of 10 ps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

Name2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011

Other

Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Lange, C., Dean, J. J., Burch, K. S., Rench, D., Samarth, N., & Van Driel, H. M. (2011). Ultrafast ferromagnetic-paramagnetic phase transition in MnAs observed by second-harmonic generation. In 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 [5951344] (2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011).