Photoinduced femtosecond relaxation of antiferromagnetic orders in the iron pnictides revealed by ultrafast laser ellipsometry

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2013-01-01
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Patz, Aaron
Li, Tianqi
Ran, Sheng
Bud'ko, Sergey
Canfield, Paul
Wang, Jigang
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We report ultrafast softening of the antiferromagnetic order, ~150fs after the electron thermalization, which follows a two-step recovery pathway to reveal a distinct interplay of magnetism and the nematic order in iron pnictides.

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Published in EPJ Web of Conferences 41 (2013): 03011, doi:10.1051/epjconf/20134103011.

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