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Title: Relaxation between electrons and surface phonons of a homogeneously photoexcited metal film
Authors: Navinder Singh
Keywords: Hot degenerate electron gas
Electron surface scattering
Electron surface phonon coupling
Issue Date: Nov-2004
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
Citation: Pramana, 2004, Vol. 63, p1083-1087.
Abstract: The energy relaxation between the hot degenerate electrons of a homogeneously photoexcited metal film and the surface phonons (phonon wave vectors in two dimensions) is considered under Debye approximation. The state of electrons and phonons is described by equilibrium Fermi and Bose functions with different temperatures. Two cases for electron scattering by the metal surface, namely specular and diffuse scattering, are considered.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/858
ISSN: 0304-4289
Copyright: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
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