Observation of double-plasmon excitation in aluminum

J. C.H. Spence, A. E.C. Spargo

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We present experimental evidence confirming the existence of the theoretically proposed double-plasmon-excitation process in solid-state plasmas. Preliminary measurements of the relative probability of single- and double-plasmon excitation in aluminum show good agreement with theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-897
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number15
StatePublished - 1971
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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