EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 205, 2019XXI International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena 2018 (UP 2018)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Pulse Generation and Characterization|
|Published online||16 April 2019|
First-principles method for propagation of ultrashort pulsed light in thin films
1 Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8577, Japan
2 Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki 444-8585, Japan
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 16 April 2019
We develop a first-principles method to simulate the propagation of intense and ultrashort pulsed light in crystalline thin films solving the Maxwell equations for light electromagnetic fields and the time-dependent Kohn-Sham equation for electrons simultaneously using common spatial and temporal grids. As a demonstration, we apply the method to silicon thin films.
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