Publications 2012

15. "Generation and control of ultrashort-wavelength two-dimensional surface acoustic waves at nanoscale interfaces," Q. Li, K. Hoogeboom-Pot, D. Nardi, M.M. Murnane, H.C. Kapteyn, M.E. Siemens, E.H. Anderson, O. Hellwig, E. Dobisz, B. Gurney, R. Yang, and K.A. Nelson, Phys. Rev. B 85, 195431 1-8 (2012).

14. "Optical generation and detection of gigahertz-frequency longitudinal and shear acoustic waves in liquids: Theory and experiment," C. Klieber, T. Pezeril, S. Andrieu, and K.A. Nelson, J. Appl. Phys. 112, 013502 (2012).

13. "Impulsive stimulated thermal scattering," J.A. Rogers, A. Maznev, and K.A. Nelson, Characterization of Materials, E.N. Kaufmann, ed. (John Wiley & Sons, 2012), pp. 1-17.

12. "High strain rate deformation of layered nanocomposites," J.-H. Lee, D. Veysset, J.P. Singer, M. Retsch, G. Saini, T. Pezeril, K.A. Nelson, and E.L. Thomas, Nature Commun. 3, 1164, pp. 1-9 (2012).

11. “Detection of shorter-than-skin-depth acoustic pulses in a metal film via transient reflectivity”, K. J. Manke, A. A. Maznev, C. Klieber, V. V. Temnov, S.-H. Baek, C.-B. Eom, and K. A. Nelson, AIP Conf. Proc. 1506 (Phonons 2012: XIV Intl. Conf. on Phonon Scat. in Cond. Matter), 22-27 (2012). [url]

10. "Commensurate two-quantum coherences induced by time-delayed THz fields," S. Fleischer, R.W. Field and K.A. Nelson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 123603 (2012). [url]

9. "Interferometric analysis of cylindrically focused laser-driven shock waves in a thin liquid layer," D. Veysset, A.A. Ðœaznev, G. Saini, S.E. Kooi, T. Pezeril, and K.A. Nelson, in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, AIP Conf. Proc. 1426, 1597 (2012). [url]

8. "Broadband terahertz ultrasonic transducer based on a laser-driven piezoelectric semiconductor superlattice," A.A. Maznev, K.J. Manke, K.-H. Lin, K.A. Nelson, C.-K. Sun, and J.-I. Chyi, Ultrasonics 52, 1-4 (2012). [url]

7. "Terahertz-field-induced insulator-to-metal transition in vanadium dioxide metamaterial", M. Liu, H.Y. Hwang, H. Tao, A.C. Strikwerda, K. Fan, G.R. Keiser, A.J. Sternbach, K.G. West, S. Kittiwatanakul, J. Lu, S.A. Wolf, F.G. Omenetto, X. Zhang, K.A. Nelson, and R.D. Averitt, Nature 487, 345-348 (2012). [url]

6. "Phase-controlled, heterodyne laser-induced transient grating measurements of thermal transport properties in opaque material," J.A. Johnson, A.A. Maznev, M.T. Bulsara, E.A. Fitzgerald, T.C. Harman, S. Calawa, C.J. Vineis, G. Turner, and K.A. Nelson, J. Appl. Phys. 111, 023503 (2012). [url]

5. "Time-resolved imaging of near-fields in THz antennas and direct quantitative measurement of field enhancement," C. A. Werley, K. Fan, A. C. Strikwerda, S. M. Teo, X. Zhang, R. D. Averitt, and K. A. Nelson, Opt. Express 20, 8551-8567 (2012). [url]

4. "Direct visualization of terahertz electromagnetic waves in classic experimental geometries," C. A. Werley, C. R. Tait, and K. A. Nelson, Am. J. Phys. 80, 72-81 (2012). [url]

3. "a-Scale decouplling of the mechanical relaxation and diverging shear wave propagation length scale in triphenylphosphite," D.H. Torchinsky, J.A. Johnson, and K.A. Nelson, J. Chem. Phys. 136, 174509 (2012). [url]

2. "Ultrafast Photovoltaic Response in Ferroelectric Nanolayers", Dan Daranciang, Matthew J. Highland, Haidan Wen, Steve M. Young, Nathaniel C. BrandtHarold Y. Hwang, Michael Vattilana, Matthieu Nicoul, Florian Quirin, John Goodfellow, Tingting Qi, Ilya Grinberg, David M. Fritz, Marco Cammarata, Diling Zhu, Henrik T. Lemke, Donald A. Walko, Eric M. Dufresne, Yuelin Li, Jo¨rgen Larsson, David A. Reis, Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten, Keith A. Nelson, Andrew M. Rappe, Paul H. Fuoss, G. Brian Stephenson, and Aaron M. Lindenberg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 087601 (2012). [url]

1. "Persistent exciton-type many-body interaction GaAs quantum wells measured using two-dimensional optical spectroscopy," D.B. Turner, P. Wen, D. H. Arias, K.A. Nelson, H. Li, G. Moody, M.E. Siemens, and S.T. Cundiff, Phys. Rev. B. 85, 201303(R) (2012). [url]