Short-Time Electron Dynamics in Aluminum Excited by Femtosecond Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation
Medvedev, N., Zastrau, U., Förster, E., Gericke, D. O. and Rethfeld, B.. (2011) Short-Time Electron Dynamics in Aluminum Excited by Femtosecond Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation. Physical Review Letters, Vol.107 (No.16). Article No. 165003. ISSN 0031-9007Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.165003
The femtosecond dynamics of the electrons in aluminum after an intense extreme ultraviolet pulse is investigated by Monte Carlo simulations. Transient distributions of the conduction band electrons show an almost thermalized, low-energy part and a high-energy tail. Constructing emission spectra from these data, we find excellent agreement with measurements. The radiative decay mainly reflects the colder part of the distribution, whereas the highly excited electrons dominate the bremsstrahlung spectrum. For the latter, we also find good agreement between predicted and measured energy scales.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review Letters|
|Publisher:||American Physical Society|
|Page Range:||Article No. 165003|
|Funder:||BMBF, DFG, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)|
|Grant number:||FSP 301-FLASH, RE 1141/11-1, EP/D062837|
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