Theoretical study of the ultrashort dynamics in graphene after fs-laser excitation
Theoretical Physics II, University of Kassel, 34132 Kassel, Germany
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Published online: 16 April 2019
We report on the calculation of the full dynamics of graphene after ultrafast laser excitation using ab-initio molecular dynamics simulations. Our calculations show a biexponential decay of the (100) and (110) Bragg peaks in time, similar to experimental results. Furthermore, we calculate the time-evolution of the phonon energies averaged over sets of phonons, chosen by their phonon frequencies. Our results suggest that the fast decay time can be accounted by phonon-phonon interactions rather than the generation of SCOPs. The slower decay time is governed by the equilibration of the system with low frequency phonon modes.
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