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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Insulator-to-metal transition induced by mid-IR vibrational excitation in a magnetoresistive manganite
- Author(s): Rini, M.
- et al.
Selective vibrational excitation of insulating Pr0.7Ca0.3MnO3 at 17 ?m triggers a transition to a metallic state. A four order of magnitude drop of the sample resistivity and ultrafast, nanosecond-lived reflectivity changes are observed