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Our experimental research groups and links to some of their recent research results.

Itzik

Itzik Ben-Itzhak's Group

Itzik's group studies ionization and dissociation of molecules in intense laser fields.

  • Measurements of Ultrashort Intense Laser-induced Fragmentation of Simple Molecular Ions
    PhD disseration of Max Sayler.
  • Single-shot carrier-envelope-phase-tagged ion-momentum imaging of nonsequential double ionization of argon in intense 4-fs laser fields
    Nora G. Johnson, O. Herrwerth, A. Wirth, S. De, I. Ben-Itzhak, M. Lezius, B. Bergues, M. F. Kling, A. Senftleben, C. D. Schröter, R. Moshammer, J. Ullrich, K. J. Betsch, R. R. Jones, A. M. Sayler, T. Rathje, K. Rühle, W. Müller, G. G. Paulus
    Phys. Rev. A 83, 013412 (2011)
Lew

Lew Cocke's Group

Lew's group is pioneering techniques for momentum imaging of ion and molecule collisions.

  • Photo-electron Momentum Distribution and Electron Localization Studies from Laser-Induced Atomic and Molecular Dissociations
    The PhD disseration of Dipanwita Ray.
  • Momentum spectra of electrons rescattered from rare-gas targets following their extraction by one- and two-color femtosecond laser pulses
    D. Ray, Zhangjin Chen, S. De, W. Cao, I. V. Litvinyuk, A. T. Le, C. D. Lin, M. F. Kling, C. L. Cocke
    Phys. Rev. A 83, 013410 (2011)
Kristan

Kristan Corwin's Group

Kristan and her LUMOS group focus on optical metrology. They are studying optical frequency metrology using ultrafast lasers and supercontinuum generation.

  • Using Saturated Absorption Spectroscopy on Acetylene-Filled Hollow-Core Fibers for Absolute Frequency Measurements
    PhD dissertation of Kevin Knabe.
  • C2H2 gas laser inside hollow-core photonic crystal fiber based on population inversion
    Andrew M. Jones, A. V. Vasudevan Nampoothiri, Amarin Ratanavis, Rajesh Kadel, Natalie V. Wheeler, Francois Couny, Fetah Benabid, Wolfgang Rudolph, Brian R. Washburn, Kristan L. Corwin
    CLEO/QELS Proceedings CTuU1, 1 (2010)
Brett

Brett DePaola's Group

Brett's group is using atoms in a magneto-optical trap (MOT) as the ultimate cold target for ion-atom collision studies.

  • Interaction of a Finite Train of Short Optical Pulses with a Ladder System
    The PhD dissertation of Hyounguk Jang.
  • Coherent Population Trapping with Controlled Interparticle Interactions
    H. Schempp, G. Günter, C. S. Hofmann, C. Giese, S. D. Saliba, B. D. DePaola, T. Amthor, M. Weidemüller, S. Sevinçli, T. Pohl
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 173602 (2010)
Vinod

Vinod Kumarappan's Group

Vinod's group is studying ultrafast processes in strong laser field aligned molecules.

  • Controlling the rotation of asymmetric top molecules by the combination of a long and a short laser pulse
    Simon S. Viftrup, Vinod Kumarappan, Lotte Holmegaard, Christer Z. Bisgaard, Henrik Stapelfeldt, Maxim Artamonov, Edward Hamilton, Tamar Seideman
    Phys. Rev. A 79, 023404 (2009)
  • Manipulating the Torsion of Molecules by Strong Laser Pulses
    C. B. Madsen, L. B. Madsen, S. S. Viftrup, M. P. Johansson, T. B. Poulsen, L. Holmegaard, V. Kumarappan, K. A. Jørgensen, H. Stapelfeldt
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 073007 (2009)
Artem

Artem Rudenko's Group

Artem is a fresh, new hire just setting up his research projects. His most recent papers appear below.

  • "Charge and energy transfer in argon-core–neon-shell clusters irradiated by free-electron-laser pulses at 62 nm"
    A. Sugishima, et al
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 033203 (2012)
  • "Tracing nuclear-wave-packet dynamics in singly and doubly charged states of N2 and O2 with XUV-pump–XUV-probe experiments"
    M. Magrakvelidze, O. Herrwerth, Y. H. Jiang, A. Rudenko, M. Kurka, L. Foucar, K. U. Kühnel, M. Kübel, Nora G. Johnson, C. D. Schröter, S. Düsterer, R. Treusch, M. Lezius, I. Ben-Itzhak, R. Moshammer, J. Ullrich, M. F. Kling, U. Thumm
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 013415 (2012)
Brian

Carlos Trallero's Group

Carlos is looking into strong field molecular spectroscopy, higher-order harmonic generation, attosecond physics and coherent quantum control.

  • "Generation of isolated attosecond pulses in the far field by spatial filtering with an intense few-cycle mid-infrared laser"
    Cheng Jin, Anh-Thu Le, Carlos A. Trallero-Herrero, C. D. Lin
    Phys. Rev. A 84, 043411 (2011)
  • Probing collective multi-electron dynamics in xenon with high-harmonic spectroscopy
    A. D. Shiner, B. E. Schmidt, C. Trallero-Herrero, H. J. Wörner, S. Patchkovskii, P. B. Corkum, J-C. Kieffer, F. Légaré, D. M. Villeneuve
    Nature Physics 07, 464 (2011)
Brian

Brian Washburn's Group

Brian is finding ways to use nonlinear fiber optics and ultrafast fiber lasers for optical metrology and atomic physics.

  • C2H2 gas laser inside hollow-core photonic crystal fiber based on population inversion
    Andrew M. Jones, A. V. Vasudevan Nampoothiri, Amarin Ratanavis, Rajesh Kadel, Natalie V. Wheeler, Francois Couny, Fetah Benabid, Wolfgang Rudolph, Brian R. Washburn, Kristan L. Corwin
    CLEO/QELS Proceedings CTuU1, 1 (2010)
  • Phase-Stabilized 167 MHz Repetition Frequency Carbon Nanotube Fiber Laser Frequency Comb
    Jinkang Lim, Kevin Knabe, Yishan Wang, Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa, François Couny, Philip S. Light, Fetah Benabid, Jonathan C. Knight, Kristan L. Corwin, Jeffrey W. Nicholson, Brian R. Washburn
    CLEO/IQEC OSA Tech. Digest CTuK, 2 (2009)

Last updated on Friday, 01-Nov-2013