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Title: Theory for time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering

Abstract

Time-resolved measurements of materials provide a wealth of information on quasiparticle dynamics, and have been the focus of optical studies for decades. In this paper, we develop a theory for explicitly evaluating time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (tr-RIXS). We apply the theory to a noninteracting electronic system and reveal the particle-hole spectrum and its evolution during the pump pulse. With a high-frequency pump, the frequency and amplitude dependence analysis of the spectra agrees well with the steady-state assumptions and Floquet excitations. When the pump frequency is low, the spectrum extracts real-time dynamics of the particle-hole continuum in momentum space. These results verify the correctness of our theory and demonstrate the breadth of physical problems that tr-RIXS could shed light on.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7]
  1. Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Applied Physics; SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Stanford Inst. for Materials and Energy Sciences
  2. Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Applied Physics; SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Stanford Inst. for Materials and Energy Sciences; Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Physics
  3. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Stanford Inst. for Materials and Energy Sciences
  4. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Stanford Inst. for Materials and Energy Sciences; Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics
  5. Inst. for Condensed Matter Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv (Ukraine)
  6. Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC (United States). Dept. of Physics
  7. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Stanford Inst. for Materials and Energy Sciences; Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Geballe Lab. for Advanced Materials
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1542950
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515; AC02-05CH11231; FG02-08ER46542
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 99; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Chen, Yuan, Wang, Yao, Jia, Chunjing, Moritz, Brian, Shvaika, Andrij M., Freericks, James K., and Devereaux, Thomas P. Theory for time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.104306.
Chen, Yuan, Wang, Yao, Jia, Chunjing, Moritz, Brian, Shvaika, Andrij M., Freericks, James K., & Devereaux, Thomas P. Theory for time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.104306.
Chen, Yuan, Wang, Yao, Jia, Chunjing, Moritz, Brian, Shvaika, Andrij M., Freericks, James K., and Devereaux, Thomas P. Fri . "Theory for time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.104306.
@article{osti_1542950,
title = {Theory for time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering},
author = {Chen, Yuan and Wang, Yao and Jia, Chunjing and Moritz, Brian and Shvaika, Andrij M. and Freericks, James K. and Devereaux, Thomas P.},
abstractNote = {Time-resolved measurements of materials provide a wealth of information on quasiparticle dynamics, and have been the focus of optical studies for decades. In this paper, we develop a theory for explicitly evaluating time-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (tr-RIXS). We apply the theory to a noninteracting electronic system and reveal the particle-hole spectrum and its evolution during the pump pulse. With a high-frequency pump, the frequency and amplitude dependence analysis of the spectra agrees well with the steady-state assumptions and Floquet excitations. When the pump frequency is low, the spectrum extracts real-time dynamics of the particle-hole continuum in momentum space. These results verify the correctness of our theory and demonstrate the breadth of physical problems that tr-RIXS could shed light on.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.99.104306},
journal = {Physical Review B},
issn = {2469-9950},
number = 10,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {3}
}

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