We report on time resolved studies of V<sup>2</sup>O<sup>3</sup>which is a correlated electron material that undergoes a metal-insulator transition at ~150K. We observe coherent oscillations in the terahertz conductivity following excitation with 35-fs optical pulses.
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M. Liu, B. Pardo, M. M. Qazilbash, S. J. Yun, B. G. Chae, B. J. Kim, D. N. Basov, and R. D. Averitt, "Conductivity Dynamics in the Correlated Metallic State of V<sup>2</sup>O<sup>3</sup>," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IThI2.
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