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3 September 2019 Laser pulse waveform control of Dirac fermions in graphene
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We theoretically study the Dirac fermion dynamics in a graphene monolayer in the presence of an applied ultrafast laser pulse. The pulse has the duration of a few femtoseconds and the amplitude of 0.1 - 0.5 V/Å. The waveform of the pulse is described by Hermit Gaussian polynomials with varying carrier-envelope phase. We show that the ultrafast dynamics of Dirac fermions strongly depends on the carrier-envelope phase and the frequency of the applied pulse. The ultrafast pulse generates an electric current which results in a finite transferred charge. The ultrafast field-driven current and the corresponding net transferred charge depend on the waveform of the applied pulse. Our results pave the way for the development of ultrafast information processing in the terahertz domain.
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S. Azar Oliaei Motlagh, Vadym Apalkov, and Mark I. Stockman "Laser pulse waveform control of Dirac fermions in graphene", Proc. SPIE 11091, Quantum Nanophotonic Materials, Devices, and Systems 2019, 110911C (3 September 2019); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2529325
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