Ultrafast Optical Spectroscopy in Pulsed Fields

Generally these studies are performed in our DC Superconducting Magnets (fields up to 17 T), and in temperatures down to 1.5K or 300mK using pumped helium-4 or helium-3.


  • Compatible Magnets

  • Available Equipment

  • Ultrafast (100fs) Ti:sapphire oscillator (frequency doubling available)
  • Visible & IR Optical Parametric Oscillator
  • Pulsed whitelight generation via photonic crystal fiber
  • Picosecond pulsed lasers (blue, red wavelengths from Picoquant)
  • Instrumentation for time-correlated single-photon counting
  • Multichannel-plate PMT and avalanche photodiodes for time-resolved PL
  • 300 mm & 500 mm spectrometers (Acton)

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Related Publications

R.D. Schaller, et al, Revealing the exciton fine structure in PbSe nanocrystal quantum dots using optical spectroscopy and high magnetic fields, Phys. Review Letters 105 (2010) Read online 

M. Furis, et al, Time- and polarization-resolved optical spectroscopy fo collodial CdSe nanocrystal quantum dots in high magnetic fields, J. Phys. Chem. B 109 (2005) Read online 

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