Probing charge density wave dynamics in superconducting YBCO via ultrafast X-Ray scattering

S. Wandel, F. Boschini, E. H.da Silva Neto, G. B. Welch, M. H. Seaberg, J. D. Koralek, G. L. Dakovski, W. Hettel, M. F. Lin, S. P. Moeller, R. Coffee, R. A. Kaindl, R. Liang, D. Bonn, W. Hardy, M. P. Minitti, D. G. Hawthorn, A. Damascelli, C. Giannetti, J. J. TurnerG. Coslovich

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We report optical pump-soft X-ray scattering probe studies of YBCO single crystals. The experiments reveal a picosecond relaxation dynamics of charge density waves, which is in turn strongly modified by the onset of superconductivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2018
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F93-CLEO_QELS 2018
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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