Two-pulse space-time photocurrent correlations at graphene p-n junctions reveal hot carrier cooling dynamics near the Fermi level
1 Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University
2 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
3 Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Two-pulse excitation at a graphene p-n junction generates a time-dependent photocurrent response that we show functions as a novel ultrafast thermometer of the hot electron temperature, Te(t). The extracted hot electron cooling rates are consistent with heat dissipation near the Fermi level of graphene occurring by an acoustic phonon supercollision mechanism.
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