Ultrafast molecular processes
Robinson, G. Wilse Department of Chemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
Luo, Ningyi Subpicosecond and Quantum Radiation Laboratory, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
Last reviewed:August 2020
- Ultrashort pulses
- Detection techniques
- Biological applications
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Various types of physical and molecular changes occurring on time scales of 10−14 to 10−9 s that are studied in the fields of photophysics, photochemistry, and photobiology. The time scale ranges from near the femtosecond regime (10−15 s) on the fast side, embodies the entire picosecond regime (10−12 s), and borders the nanosecond regime (10−9 s) on the slow side.
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