Saturation of the ultrafast laser-induced demagnetization in nickel

D. Cheskis, A. Porat, L. Szapiro, O. Potashnik, S. Bar-Ad

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Abstract

We show saturation of the sub-picosecond demagnetization in nickel at high excitation densities, conclude that spin relaxation is incomplete, and associate the demagnetization with collapse of the Stoner gap due to band filling effects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
StatePublished - 2005
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200522 May 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period22/05/0522/05/05

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