2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
America/Vancouver timezone
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Strong fields for spectroscopy

4 Jun 2019, 11:15
SWH 10081 (Simon Fraser University)

SWH 10081

Simon Fraser University

Invited Speaker / Conférencier(ère) invité(e) Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Canada / Division de la physique atomique, moléculaire et photonique, Canada (DAMOPC-DPAMPC) T2-7 Nobel Prize Session (DAMOPC) | Session de prix Nobel (DPAMPC)


Dr TJ Hammond (University of Windsor)


High harmonic spectroscopy has been used for decades for sub-femtosecond resolution of molecular dynamics and attosecond measurements of electronic configurations. Recently, these ideas have been transferred to condensed matter to understand strong field processes in semiconductors and dielectrics. In developing these attosecond techniques, we have discovered that we can fully map the waveform of an ultrashort pulse, or create a broad spectrum sensor for THz radiation. In this talk, I will discuss the possibilities for spectroscopy using some of these attosecond technologies.

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Dr TJ Hammond (University of Windsor)

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