The focus of our group`s efforts is to uncover the ultrafast correlated and collective electron dynamics that unfold when complex materials are exposed to intense, ultrashort laser fields. In particular we are interested in the attosecond control and tracing of strongly coupled electron-nuclear dynamics in molecules, of collective electron dynamics in clusters and nanoparticles (such as plasmons), and of non-linear properties of nanostructured solids as a basis for the development of lightwave nanoelectronics. We use multi-dimensional imaging techniques to gain detailed insight into the electron and nuclear dynamics from the interaction of these materials with near-single cycle laser fields of attosecond to femtosecond duration. Together with our collaborators we take the challenges to not only explore the new field of attosecond nanophysics experimentally, but also to tackle the typically complex theoretical description of the phenomena. In doing so, we offer a stimulating environment for students and postdocs.
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With his presentation on “Attosecond Nanoscale Near-Field Sampling”, Benjamin Foerg has won the prize for the best poster shown by a student at the 6th International Conference on Attosecond Physics in Xi’an China.
B. Jochim; R. Siemering; M. Zohrabi; A. V. Voznyuk; J. B. Mahowald; D. G. Schmitz; K. J. Betsch; B. Berry; T. Severt; N. G. Kling; T. G. Burwitz; K. D. Carnes; M. F. Kling; I. Ben-Itzhak; E. Wells; R. de Vivie-Riedle
Scientific Reports 7 , 4441 (2017)
H. Li; N. G. Kling; Gaumitz; C. Burger; R. Siemering; J. Schötz; Q. Liu; L. Ban; Y. Pertot; J. Wu; A. M. Azzeer; R. de Vivie-Riedle; H. J. Wörner; M. F. Kling
Optics Express 25, 14192 (2017)
L. Seiffert; Q. Liu; S. Zherebtsov; A. Trabattoni; P. Rupp; M. C. Castrovilli; M. Galli; F. Süßmann; K. Wintersperger; J. Stierle; G. Sansone; L. Poletto; F. Frassetto; I. Halfpap; V. Mondes; C. Graf; E. Rühl; F. Krausz; M. Nisoli; T. Fennel; F. Calegari; M. F. Kling
Nature Physics (2017)
We currently have the openings listed below. In addition, we are always interested in working with highly motivated scientists and students. If you like to learn more about our current group's research directions, please do not hesitate contacting us or sending your unsolicited application.
We are currently searching for a highly motivated student who wants to do his or her master thesis in "Ultrafast nanoplasmonics and microscopy". For more information, please take a look at this description.
We are currently searching for a highly motivated student who wants to do his or her master thesis in "imaging ultrafast molecular dynamics". For more information, please take a look at this description.