Time resolved four-wave mixing measurements are carried out in single-walled carbon nanotubes in water. The interband cascade of electronic population is completed in 400 fs, followed by vibrational energy redistribution and cooling in 100 ps.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
H. Y. Seferyan, M. B. Nasr, V. Senekerimyan, R. Zadoyan, and V. A. Apkarian, "Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Probed by Four-Wave Mixing Measurements," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QTuK5.