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Applications of pump-probe spectroscopy

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Abstract

This review outlines advances that have been made in recent years (2005–2007) in the study of ultrafast dynamics occurring in physical, chemical and biological research fields by using pump-probe techniques. Special emphasis is placed on coherent phenomena in materials and experimental achievements of coherent control of wave packets dynamics. After a brief theoretical description of pump-probe methods, an overview of nuclear and electronic coherences appearing in pump-probe spectroscopy is presented. Some of the highlights include molecular alignments, wave packet interferometry, hydrogen migration, and attosecond electron dynamics.

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The article was first published on 12 May 2008


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B703983M
Citation: Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. C: Phys. Chem., 2008,104, 272-297
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    Applications of pump-probe spectroscopy

    M. Fushitani, Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. C: Phys. Chem., 2008, 104, 272
    DOI: 10.1039/B703983M

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