Femtosecond carrier dynamics in bulk graphite and graphene paper

Femtosecond white-light continuum probe transient absorption and reflectivity measurements of bulk graphite and graphene paper are reported. In graphite, the relaxation of photoinduced electron–hole pairs happens through in-plane electron–electron and electron–phonon scattering in similar, equals200 fs, while the ps dynamics is due to the modulation of the electronic structure by out-of-plane structural motions. The ps dynamics of the optical signal is strongly reduced in graphene paper, where the out-of-plane bond is disrupted, while the short component of the dynamics is identical in both materials. These results show that in 2D-graphene, the carrier relaxation occurs in similar, equals200 fs.


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Chemical Physics Letters, 504, 1-3, 37-40
Year:
2011
Publisher:
Elsevier
ISSN:
0009-2614
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