Ultrafast Acoustic Phonon Dynamics in the Weyl Semimetal TaAs Probed by Time-Resolved X-Ray Diffraction

Min Cheol Lee, N. Sirica, S. W. Teitelbaum, A. Maznev, G. A. De La Pena Munoz, V. Krapivin, Y. Huang, J. Shi, R. Tutchton, J. X. Zhu, L. X. Zhao, G. F. Chen, B. Xu, R. Yang, X. G. Qiu, D. A. Yarotski, K. A. Nelson, M. Trigo, D. A. Reis, R. P. Prasankumar

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Abstract

We utilized ultrafast X-ray diffraction to investigate optically induced strain waves in the Weyl semimetal TaAs, revealing real-time structural oscillations originating from quasi-longitudinal and quasi-shear acoustic phonon modes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2020 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580767
StatePublished - May 2020
Event2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2020 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2020May 15 2020

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Volume2020-May
ISSN (Print)1092-8081

Conference

Conference2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2020
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/205/15/20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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