The lifetime of optical phonons in graphite

Hugen Yan, Daohua Song, Kin Fai Mak, Ioannis Chatzakis, Janina Maultzsch, Tony F. Heinz

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Femtosecond pump-probe Raman spectroscopy has been applied to monitor the decay of non-equilibrium optical phonons in graphite. A lifetime of 2.2 ps is found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
EventLaser Science, LS 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 19 2008Oct 23 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherLaser Science, LS 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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