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List of Publications


  1. Phase retrieval and compression of low-power white-light pulses
    D. Wegkamp, D. Brida, S. Bonora, G. Cerullo, J. Stähler, M. Wolf and S. Wall
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 101101 (2011)
  2. Ultrafast Dynamics at the Na/D2O/Cu (111) Interface: Electron Solvation in Ice Layers and Na+-Mediated Surface Solvation
    M. Meyer, M. Bertin, U. Bovensiepen, D. Wegkamp, M. Krenz, M. Wolf
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 115 (1), pp 204–209 (2011)
  3. A sample holder for soft x-ray absorption spectroscopy of liquids in transmission mode
    Schreck, S., Gavrila, G., Weniger, C. and Wernet, Ph
    Review of Scientific Instruments 82, 103101 (2011)
  4. Time-resolved x-ray scattering
    D. Schick, C. von Korff Schmising, A. Bojahr, M. Kiel, P. Gaal, M. Bargheer
    Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors and Nanostructure Materials XV 7937 (793715) , 10 (2011).


  1. Femtosecond Laser Excitation Drives Ferromagnetic Gadolinium out of Magnetic Equilibrium
    Robert Carley, Kristian Döbrich, Björn Frietsch, Cornelius Gahl, Martin Teichmann, Olaf Schwarzkopf, Philippe Wernet, and Martin Weinelt
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 057401(2012)
  2. Ultrafast changes in lattice symmetry probed by coherent phonons
    S. Wall, D. Wegkamp, L. Foglia, K. Appavoo, J.Nag, R. F. Haglund, J. Stähler, M. Wolf
    Nat. Commun., 3, 721 (2012)
  3. Time-domain sampling of x-ray pulses using an ultrafast sample response
    P. Gaal, D. Schick, M. Herzog, A. Bojahr, R. Shayduk, J. Goldshteyn, H. A. Navirian, W. Leitenberger, I. Vrejoiu, D. Khakhulin, M. Wulff, and M. Bargheer
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 243106 (2012)
  4. Probing electron correlation in molecules via quantum fluxes
    A.Kenfack, S.Banerjee and B.Paulus
    Phys. Rev. A 85, 032501 (2012)
  5. Resonance Raman and vibronic absorption spectra with Duschinsky rotation from a time-dependent perspective: Application to ß-carotene
    S. Banerjee, D. Kröner and P. Saalfrank
    J. Chem. Phys. 137, 22A534 (2012)
  6. Intrinsic deviations in fluorescence yield detected x-ray absorption spectroscopy: the case of the transition metal L2,3 edges
    R. Kurian, K. Kunnus, Ph. Wernet, S. M. Butorin, P. Glatzel, F. M. F. de Groot
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24, 452201 (2012)
  7. Calibrated real-time detection of nonlinearly propagating strain waves
    A. Bojahr, M. Herzog, D. Schick, I. Vrejoiu, M.Bargheer
    Phys. Rev. B. 86 (144306), 5 (2012)
  8. Comparing the oscillation phase in optical pump-probe spectra to ultrafast x-ray diffraction in the metal-dielectric SrRuO3/SrTiO3 superlattice
    A. Bojahr, D. Schick, L. Maerten, M. Herzog, I. Vrejoiu, C. von Korff Schmising, C. J. Milne, S. L. Johnson, M. Bargheer
    Phys. Rev. B 85 (224302), 6 (2012)
  9. Detecting optically synthesized quasi-monochromatic sub-terahertz phonon wavepackets by ultrafast x-ray diffraction
    M. Herzog, A. Bojahr, J. Goldshteyn, W. Leitenberger, I. Vrejoiu, D. Khakhulin, M. Wulff, R. Shayduk, P. Gaal, M. Bargheer
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 100 (094101), 4 (2012)
  10. Normalization schemes for ultrafast x-ray diffraction using a table-top laser-driven plasma source
    D. Schick, A. Bojahr, M. Herzog, C. von Korff Schmising, R. Shayduk, W. Leitenberger, P. Gaal, M. Bargheer
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83 (025104), 7 (2012)
  11. Time-dependent analytical R-matrix approach for strong-field dynamics. I. One-electron systems
    Lisa Torlina and Olga Smirnova
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 043408 (2012)
  12. Time-dependent analytical R-matrix approach for strong-field dynamics. II. Many-electron systems
    Lisa Torlina, Misha Ivanov, Zachary B. Walters and Olga Smirnova
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 043409 (2012)
  13. A setup for resonant inelastic soft x-ray scattering on liquids at free electron laser light sources
    Kunnus, K., Rajkovic, I., Schreck, S. et al.
    Review of Scientific Instruments 83, 123109 (2012)
  14. Dissecting Local Atomic and Intermolecular Interactions of Transition-Metal Ions in Solution with Selective X-ray Spectroscopy
    Ph. Wernet, K. Kunnus, S. Schreck, W. Quevedo, R. Kurian, S. Techert, F. M. F. de Groot, M. Odelius, and A. Föhlisch
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2012, 3, 3448-3453
  15. Atomic Multiplet and Molecular Orbital Effects in a Multiconfigurational SCF Approach to the L-Edge Spectra of Transition Metal Complexes
    I. Josefsson, K. Kunnus, S. Schreck, A. Föhlisch, F. M. F. de Groot, Ph. Wernet, M. Odelius
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 3, 3565-3570 (2012)


  1. Coherent Femtosecond Low-Energy Single-Electron Pulses for Time-Resolved Diffraction and Imaging: A Numerical Study
    A. Paarmann, M. Gulde, M. Müller, S. Schäfer, S. Schweda, M. Maiti, C. Xu, T. Hohage, F. Schenk, C. Ropers, and R. Ernstorfer
    J. Appl. Phys. 112, 113109 (2012)
  2. Quantum dynamical simulations of the femtosecond laser induced ultrafast desorption of H2 and D2 from Ru(0001)
    Gernot Füchsel, Jean Christophe Tremblay, Tillmann Klamroth, Peter Saalfrank
    ChemPhysChem, accepted.
  3. Following Strain-Induced Mosaicity Changes of Ferroelectric Thin Films by Ultrafast Reciprocal Space Mapping
    D. Schick, A. Bojahr, M. Herzog, P. Gaal, I. Vrejoiu, M. Bargheer
    PRL 02/2013 (accepted), http://arxiv.org/abs/1301.3336
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