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Femtosecond polarization switching

Nature Photonics volume 11, pages 336337 (2017) | Download Citation

High-speed control of polarization may lead to ultrafast modulators and help explore polarization-dependent ultrafast dynamics in matter. Now, femtosecond polarization switching is realized through intraband optical excitation in an ultrathin semiconductor layer.

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  1. Dongfang Li is at the School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA

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