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Review Article

Electrodynamics of Metallic Superconductors

Figure 19

(a) The relative change in gap, recorded at 4.3 K for various intensities in mJ/ . The dashed lines are fits to the data with (1). (b) The dependence of on intensity at 4.3 K. The dashed line is a fit to the simple saturation model; the solid line is the linear fit. Inset: the temperature dependence of the saturation energy density, , compared to the -dependence of (dashed line). Panel (c) shows the -dependence of the superconducting recovery time, , for several intensities (in mJ/cm ). Inset: recorded at 4.3 K. For low intensities the relaxation rate increases linearly with (dashed line) (after [108]).

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