Excitation and coherent control of antiferromagnetic spin waves with sub-20-fs optical pulses

D. Bossini, S. Dal Conte, Y. Hashimoto, A. Secchi, R. V. Pisarev, Th Rasing, G. Cerullo, A. V. Kimel

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Abstract

We study the ultrafast spin dynamics in an antiferromagnet with sub-20-fs temporal resolution. Our experiments demonstrate the coherent manipulation of such spin excitations laying the foundations for a magnon-based nanotechnology operating in the 20 THz regime.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580187
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jul 18
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016 - Santa Fe, United States
Duration: 2016 Jul 172016 Jul 22

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySanta Fe
Period16/7/1716/7/22

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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