Relaxations of Excited States and Photo-Induced Phase Transitions: Proceedings of the 19th Taniguchi Symposium, Kashikojima, Japan, July 18-23, 1996

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This book covers the topics discussed during the 19th Thaniguchi Symposium. The phenomena within the scope of this conference are as follows: neutral-ionic transions of organic charge-transfer salts; optical excitations, lattice relaxations and photo-induced phenomena; optical properties of the C60 crystal and photo-induced polymerization; self-trapped excitons, polarons, solitons and other nonlinear photo-excitations in various insulators; photo-induced structural changes in ...

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Overview

This book covers the topics discussed during the 19th Thaniguchi Symposium. The phenomena within the scope of this conference are as follows: neutral-ionic transions of organic charge-transfer salts; optical excitations, lattice relaxations and photo-induced phenomena; optical properties of the C60 crystal and photo-induced polymerization; self-trapped excitons, polarons, solitons and other nonlinear photo-excitations in various insulators; photo-induced structural changes in ferroelectrics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642645167
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences , #124
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 277
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

I General Theory for Photo-Induced Phase Transitions.- Multistabilities of the Ground States, Proliferations of Excitons and Photo-Induced Structural Phase Transitions.- The Instabilities of Excitons in Deformable Lattice and the Photo-Induced Phase Transition.- Hierarchy of Formation of Nanometer Clusters and Periodic Defect- Deformational Structures in Solids Under the Action of Laser Beam.- Photo-Induced Structure Changes of Quasi-one-dimensional Organic Crystals.- Mean-Field Theory of Photo-Induced Structural Phase Transitions.- II Optical Excitations and Photo-Induced Phenomena in BaBiO3, La2CuO4 and Other Perovskites.- Spectroscopic Study of a 3d Peierls Insulator in BaBiO3.- Evidence of Polaronic Deformations in High T
cMaterials Observed by Photo-Induced IR Absorption and Photo-Induced XAS.- III Optical Excitations, Lattice Relaxations and Photo- Induced Phenomena in M-X Chains.- Relaxation Processes of Photo-Excited States in Wide-Gap MX Chain.- Solitons, Polarons and Excitons in MX Chains.- Lattice Relaxations Yielding Nonlinear Excitations in Photo-Excited MX Chains.- IV Optical Excitations, Lattice Relaxations and Photo- Induced Phenomena in Polymers.- Domain-Wall Dynamics of Photo-Induced Phase Transition in Polydiacetylene Single Crystals.- Dynamics of Excitons in Polymer Solids.- Lattice Relaxation of Photo-Excited States in Conjugated Polymers.- V Neutral-Ionic Transitions in Charge-Transfer Salts.- Structural Properties, Dynamics and Pressure Effects at the Neutral-to-Ionic Transition.- Neutral-to-Ionic Transformation as Condensation and Solidification of Charge-Transfer Excitations.- Optical and Related Properties of Organic Charge-Transfer Crystals: An Overview of Experimental Results.- Theory of the Neutral-to-Ionic Transition of Quasi-one-dimensional Charge-Transfer Compounds.- VI Nonlinear Excitations in Charge-Transfer Salts.- Exciton Strings and Exciton Mediated Carrier Transport in a Quasi-one-dimensional Organic Charge-Transfer Crystal.- Photophysics of Charge-Transfer Solids and—-Conjugated Polymers.- VII Optical Excitations and Lattice Relaxations in Alkali Halides, Semiconductors and Amorphous Solids.- Femtosecond Time-Resolved Studies of Dynamics of Structural Changes Induced by Electronic Excitation in Alkali Halide Crystals.- Theoretical Studies of the Models of Self-Trapped Excitons and Holes in Ionic Crystals.- Photo-Induced Structural Changes in Amorphous Semiconductors.- ab initio Electronic Structure Calculation of Atomic Displacement of Defects in Semiconductors Induced by Electronic Excitation.- Symmetry-Breaking Electronic-Atomic Processes in s-p Bonding Materials.- VIII Optical Properties of Fullerenes and Photo-Induced Polymerization.- Lattice Relaxations Theory of Localized Excitations and Applications to Fullerenes.- Exciton Relaxation and Electron Pairing in Fullerene.- Phohemical Transformations and Polymerization in Solid C60.- Ultrafast Relaxation of Excitons and Photopolymerization Process in Fullerenes.- Index of Contributors.

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