High energy laser pulses of subpicosecond duration irradiating solids are primarily absorbed by electrons within the material. We study microscopic processes determining absorption, redistribution of the energy and its transfer to the lattice.
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(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
B. Rethfeld, "Theory of Ultrafast Laser-Matter Interactions," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CM4K.1.
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