Transient Absorption, aka pump-probe, is a widely used time-resolved spectrometry technique based on detecting photoinduced absorption changes in the sample. This method is used in photochemistry and photophysics to study excited state dynamics of various materials and molecules. Transient absorption measurements are based on the absorption registration after a laser pulse (pump) excites the sample. By varying the arrival time of the second (probe) pulse with respect to the first pulse, you can measure how absorption changes over time after the excitation.
Ultrafast Systems’ transient absorption spectrometers allow to monitor photo-induced absorption changes without any gaps in coverage from UV to mid-IR over time windows from picoseconds to microseconds and beyond.