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  • Carrier dynamics in semiconductors studied with time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy 

    Ulbricht, Ronald; Hendry, Euan; Shan, Jie; Heinz, Tony F.; Bonn, Mischa (American Physical Society, 2011)
    Time-resolved, pulsed terahertz spectroscopy has developed into a powerful tool to study charge carrier dynamics in semiconductors and semiconductor structures over the past decades. Covering the energy range from a few ...
  • Coherent nonlinear optical response of graphene 

    Hendry, Euan; Hale, Peter J.; Moger, Julian; Savchenko, A.K.; Mikhailov, S.A. (American Physical Society, 2010)
    We investigate the nonlinear optical properties of graphene flakes using four-wave mixing. The corresponding third-order optical susceptibility is found to be remarkably large and only weakly dependent on the wavelength ...
  • Control of the stop band of an acoustic double fishnet 

    Murray, Alasdair R.J.; Hendry, Euan; Summers, I.R.; Sambles, J. Roy; Hibbins, Alastair P. (Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2013)
    The acoustic transmittance of two closely spaced solid plates, each perforated with a square array of cylindrical holes, exhibits a band of near-perfect acoustic attenuation originating from hybridization between a resonance ...
  • Determining the terahertz optical properties of subwavelength films using semiconductor surface plasmons 

    Isaac, Thomas Henry; Barnes, William L.; Hendry, Euan (American Institute of Physics, 2008)
    By employing a combination of time-domain measurements and numerical calculations, we demonstrate that the semiconductor InSb supports a strongly confined surface plasmon (SP) in the terahertz frequency range. We show that ...
  • Direct Observation of Electron-to-Hole Energy Transfer in CdSe Quantum Dots 

    Hendry, Euan; Koeberg, Mattijs; Wang, F.; Zhang, H.; de Mello Donegá, C.; Vanmaekelbergh, D.; Bonn, Mischa (American Physical Society, 2006)
    We independently determine the subpicosecond cooling rates for holes and electrons in CdSe quantum dots. Time-resolved luminescence and terahertz spectroscopy reveal that the rate of hole cooling, following photoexcitation ...
  • Efficiency of Exciton and Charge Carrier Photogeneration in a Semiconducting Polymer 

    Hendry, Euan; Schins, Juleon M.; Candeias, L. P.; Siebbeles, L. D. A.; Bonn, Mischa (American Physical Society, 2004)
    We determine the efficiencies for the formation of excitons and charge carriers following ultrafast photoexcitation of a semiconducting polymer (MEH-PPV). The simultaneous, quantitative determination of exciton and charge ...
  • Electron transport in TiO2 probed by THz time-domain spectroscopy 

    Hendry, Euan; Wang, F.; Shan, Jie; Heinz, Tony F.; Bonn, Mischa (American Physical Society, 2004)
    Electron transport in crystalline TiO2 (rutile phase) is investigated by frequency-dependent conductivity measurements using THz time-domain spectroscopy. Transport is limited by electron-phonon coupling, resulting in a ...
  • Exciton and electron-hole plasma formation dynamics in ZnO 

    Hendry, Euan; Koeberg, Mattijs; Bonn, Mischa (American Physical Society, 2007)
    We employ optical pump-THz probe measurements to study the formation of excitons and electron-hole plasmas following photogeneration of a hot electron-hole gas in the direct gap semiconductor zinc oxide. Below the Mott ...
  • High-frequency dielectric relaxation of liquid crystals: THz time-domain spectroscopy of liquid crystal colloids 

    Oh-e, Masahito; Yokoyama, Hiroshi; Koeberg, Mattijs; Hendry, Euan; Bonn, Mischa (Optical Society of America, 2006)
    Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy has been used to study the dielectric relaxation of pure 4’–n-pentyl–4–cyanobiphenyl (5CB) liquid crystal (LC) and its mixtures with 10 µm SiO2 particles in the frequency range 0.2–2 THz. ...
  • Importance of diffraction in determining the dispersion of designer surface plasmons 

    Hendry, Euan; Hibbins, Alastair P.; Sambles, J. Roy (American Physical Society, 2008)
    By employing a modified modal matching approach, we obtain explicit analytical expressions relating frequency to in-plane wave vector for the surface electromagnetic mode confined at the interface between vacuum and a ...
  • Interchain effects in the ultrafast photophysics of a semiconducting polymer: THz time-domain spectroscopy of thin films and isolated chains in solution 

    Hendry, Euan; Koeberg, Mattijs; Schins, Juleon M.; Nienhuys, H. K.; Sundström, V.; Siebbeles, L. D. A.; Bonn, Mischa (American Physical Society, 2005)
    We compare the generation and decay dynamics of charges and excitons in a model polymer semiconductor (MEH-PPV) in solution and drop-cast thin films, by recording the sub-ps transient complex conductivity using THz time-domain ...
  • Localized surface-plasmon resonances in periodic nondiffracting metallic nanoparticle and nanohole arrays 

    Parsons, J.; Hendry, Euan; Burrows, Christopher P.; Auguié, Baptiste; Sambles, J. Roy; Barnes, William L. (American Physical Society, 2009)
    We compare the optical response of periodic nondiffracting metallic nanoparticle and nanohole arrays. Experimental data from both structures show a pronounced minimum in their wavelength-dependent transmittance that, through ...
  • Low acoustic transmittance through a holey structure 

    Bell, James S.; Summers, I.R.; Murray, Alasdair R.J.; Hendry, Euan; Sambles, J. Roy; Hibbins, Alastair P. (American Physical Society, 2012)
    The “acoustic double fishnet” is a structure with holes running from its front to back faces, yet at a characteristic frequency it transmits very little sound. The transmittance of this structure, which is comprised of a ...
  • Mechanisms of THz generation from silver nanoparticle and nanohole arrays illuminated by 100 fs pulses of infrared light 

    Polyushkin, Dmitry K.; Marton, I.; Racz, P.; Dombi, P.; Hendry, Euan; Barnes, William L. (American Physical Society, 2014)
    We study THz pulses generated from plasmonic metal nanostructures under femtosecond illumination of near-IR light. We find two regimes of excitation, according to the order of the dependence of the THz fluence on the ...
  • Microwave response of hole and patch arrays 

    Taylor, Melita C.; Edmunds, James D.; Hendry, Euan; Hibbins, Alastair P.; Sambles, J. Roy (American Physical Society, 2010)
    The electromagnetic response of two-dimensional square arrays of perfectly conducting square patches, and their complementary structures, is modeled utilizing a modal matching technique and employing Babinet’s principle. ...
  • Negative permeability due to exchange spin-wave resonances in thin magnetic films with surface pinning 

    Mikhaylovskiy, Rostislav; Hendry, Euan; Kruglyak, V.V. (American Physical Society, 2010)
    We report a theory of the effective permeability of multilayered metamaterials containing thin ferromagnetic layers with magnetization pinned on either one or both surfaces. Because of the pinning and small film thickness, ...
  • Nonlinear resistivity and heat dissipation in monolayer graphene 

    Price, A.S.; Hornett, Samuel M.; Shytov, A.V.; Hendry, Euan; Horsell, D.W. (American Physical Society, 2012)
    We have experimentally studied the nonlinear nature of electrical conduction in monolayer graphene devices on silica substrates. This nonlinearity manifests itself as a nonmonotonic dependence of the differential resistance ...
  • On the mechanism of charge transport in pentacene 

    van Laarhoven, Hendrik A.; Flipse, Cees F. J.; Koeberg, Mattijs; Bonn, Mischa; Hendry, Euan; Orlandi, G.; Jurchescu, O. D.; Palstra, T. T. M.; Troisi, A. (American Institute of Physics, 2008)
    Terahertz transient conductivity measurements are performed on pentacene single crystals, which directly demonstrate a strong coupling of charge carriers to low frequency molecular motions with energies centered around 1.1 ...
  • Optical Control over Surface-Plasmon-Polariton-Assisted THz Transmission through a Slit Aperture 

    Hendry, Euan; Garcia-Vidal, F. J.; Martin-Moreno, L.; Gómez Rivas, J.; Bonn, Mischa; Hibbins, Alastair P.; Lockyear, Matthew J. (American Physical Society, 2008)
    We demonstrate optical control over the transmission of terahertz (THz) radiation through a single subwavelength slit in an otherwise opaque silicon wafer. The addition of periodic corrugation on each side of the wafer ...
  • Optical control over transmission of terahertz radiation through arrays of subwavelength holes of varying size 

    Isaac, Thomas Henry; Gómez Rivas, J.; Hendry, Euan (American Physical Society, 2009)
    We modulate the transmission of terahertz (THz) radiation through periodic arrays of subwavelength holes in a metallic film by using pulses of visible-wavelength light to photoexcite the semiconducting substrate of the ...