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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1031–1033

Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of submonolayer water adsorption in hydrophilic silica aerogel

Jiangquan Zhang and Daniel Grischkowsky  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 1031-1033 (2004)

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We report a terahertz time-domain spectroscopy study of the adsorption of water in hydrophilic silica aerogel. The adsorbed water is in submonolayer form and shows properties of index of refraction similar to those of bulk water but different absorption properties.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6490) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, surface
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

Jiangquan Zhang and Daniel Grischkowsky, "Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of submonolayer water adsorption in hydrophilic silica aerogel," Opt. Lett. 29, 1031-1033 (2004)

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