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Petahertz Quantum Optoelectronic Communication

Deliverables

CEP sensitive, nanoscale and attosecond photocurrent detection

We will develop attosecond photoelectron current metrology to bulk crystal and nanotips The goal is to obtain nearfield resolution and resolve petahertz electron current from nanotips nanoelectrodes

Low dimension switches

low dimension switches 2D flakes topological 2D samples single molecule

Electron current control in GaN

electron current control using two color symmetry gating in GaN

Electron currents in low band gap dielectrics

Electron currents in low band gap dielectrics Demonstration in HfO2

Ultrafast gating

ultrafast gating in NbO2 and VO2

HHG attosecond phase reconstruction

HHG attosecond phase reconstruction of semiconductors and dieletrics

TD-DFT code

TD-DFT code available to simulate petahertz electron currents in 2D and 3D crystals

Graphene/SiC Shottky junctions

Report on grapheneSiC Shottky junctions using novel CEP controlled laser

EXAFS/XANES metrology

We will validate attosecond EXAFSXANES metrology on thin sandwiched 2D materials thin samples using isolated attosecond pulses

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Publications

Transient attosecond soft-X-ray spectroscopy in layered semi-metals

Author(s): T.P.H. Sidiropolous, N. Di Palo, D.E. Rivas, S. Severino, M. Reduzzi, B. Buades, I. Leon, S.L. Cousin, M. Hemmer, C. Cocchi, E.J. Pellegrin, J. Herrero Martin, S. Mañas-Valero, E.A. Coronado, T. Danz, C. Draxl, M. Uemoto, K. Yabana, M. Schultze, S. Wall, A. Picon, J. Biegert,
Published in: 2020
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2557483

Strong field optoelectronics in VO2 and GaN

Author(s): Maria Kholodtsova, Xu Liu, Hamed Merdji
Published in: International Conference on Ultrafast and Nonlinear Dynamics of Quantum Materials - Paris Ultrafast 2019, 2019
Publisher: -

Strong field optoelectronics in semiconductors and dielectrics

Author(s): M. Kholodtsova, X. Liu, D. Franz, S. Kaassamani, D. Gauthier, V. Nefedova, S. Fröelich, J-T Gomes, L. Lavoute, D. Gaponov, N. Ducros, S. Fevrier, G. Jargot, P.Georges, M. Hanna, L. Douillard, W. Boutu and H. Merdji1
Published in: FLAMN 2019 - INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM “FUNDAMENTALS OF LASER ASSISTED MICRO– AND NANOTECHNOLOGIES”, 2019
Publisher: -

Few-femtosecond plasmon transients probed with nm-scale sensitivity

Author(s): Béla Lovász, Péter Sándor, Zsuzsanna Pápa, Bálint Éles, Balázs Bánhegyi, Péter Rácz, Christine Prietl, Joachim R. Krenn and Péter Dombi
Published in: SPP9 Conference, 2019
Publisher: SPP9 Conference

All-fiber system at 1750 nm delivering 35 fs 230 kW peak power pulses

Author(s): G. Granger, H. Delahaye, D. Franz, H. Merdji, and S. Février
Published in: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), 2019
Publisher: OSA

Optical current generation in graphene: CEP control vs. ω + 2ω control

Author(s): Christian Heide, Tobias Boolakee, Timo Eckstein, Peter Hommelhoff
Published in: Nanophotonics, 10/14, 2021, Page(s) 3701-3707, ISSN 2192-8614
Publisher: De Gruyter
DOI: 10.1515/nanoph-2021-0236

Petahertz-scale nonlinear photoconductive sampling in air

Author(s): Dmitry Zimin, Matthew Weidman, Johannes Schötz, Matthias F. Kling, Vladislav S. Yakovlev, Ferenc Krausz, Nicholas Karpowicz
Published in: Optica, 8/5, 2021, Page(s) 586, ISSN 2334-2536
Publisher: OSA
DOI: 10.1364/optica.411434

Two-dimensional retrieval methods for ultrafast imaging of molecular structure using laser-induced electron diffraction

Author(s): S.-J. Wang, J. Danek, C. I. Blaga, L. F. DiMauro, J. Biegert, C.D. Lin
Published in: The journal of Chemical Physics, 155, 2021, Page(s) 164104, ISSN 0021-9606
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0064761

Length-dependence of light-induced currents in graphene

Author(s): Tobias Boolakee, Christian Heide, Fabian Wagner, Christian Ott, Maria Schlecht, Jürgen Ristein, Heiko B Weber, Peter Hommelhoff
Published in: Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 53/15, 2020, Page(s) 154001, ISSN 0953-4075
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6455/ab9075

Attosecond state-resolved carrier motion in quantum materials probed by soft x-ray XANES

Author(s): Bárbara Buades, Antonio Picón, Emma Berger, Iker León, Nicola Di Palo, Seth L. Cousin, Caterina Cocchi, Eric Pellegrin, Javier Herrero Martin, Samuel Mañas-Valero, Eugenio Coronado, Thomas Danz, Claudia Draxl, Mitsuharu Uemoto, Kazuhiro Yabana, Martin Schultze, Simon Wall, Michael Zürch, Jens Biegert
Published in: Applied Physics Reviews, 8/1, 2021, Page(s) 011408, ISSN 1931-9401
Publisher: AIP Publishing LLC
DOI: 10.1063/5.0020649

Broadband coherent diffractive imaging

Author(s): Julius Huijts, Sara Fernandez, David Gauthier, Maria Kholodtsova, Ahmed Maghraoui, Kadda Medjoubi, Andrea Somogyi, Willem Boutu, Hamed Merdji
Published in: Nature Photonics, 14/10, 2020, Page(s) 618-622, ISSN 1749-4885
Publisher: Nature Pub. Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-020-0660-7

Single-shot spatial coherence characterization of x-ray ultrafast sources

Author(s): Joana Duarte, Aura Inés Gonzalez, Rémy Cassin, Rana Nicolas, Maria Kholodstova, Willem Boutu, Marta Fajardo, Merdji Hamed
Published in: Optics Letters, 46/7, 2021, Page(s) 1764, ISSN 0146-9592
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/ol.413643

Plasmon-Amplified Third Harmonic Generation in Metal/Dielectric Resonators

Author(s): Rana Nicolas and Liping Shi and Bruno Chanteau and Dominik Franz and Maria Kholodstova and Quentin Ripault and José Andrade and Bianca Iwan and Willem Boutu and Milutin Kovacev and Hamed Merdji
Published in: plasmonics, 2021, ISSN 1557-1955
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s11468-021-01444-3

Tuning plasmonic field enhancement and transients by far-field coupling between nanostructures

Author(s): Z. Pápa, J. Kasza, J. Budai, Z. Márton, Gy. Molnár, P. Dombi
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 117/8, 2020, Page(s) 081105, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0015374

Enhanced extreme ultraviolet high-harmonic generation from chromium-doped magnesium oxide

Author(s): V. E. Nefedova, S. Fröhlich, F. Navarrete, N. Tancogne-Dejean, D. Franz, A. Hamdou, S. Kaassamani, D. Gauthier, R. Nicolas, G. Jargot, M. Hanna, P. Georges, M. F. Ciappina, U. Thumm, W. Boutu, H. Merdji
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 118/20, 2021, Page(s) 201103, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0047421

Femtosecond streaking in ambient air

Author(s): A. Korobenko, K. Johnston, M. Kubullek, L. Arissian, Z. Dube, T. Wang, M. Kübel, A. Yu. Naumov, D. M. Villeneuve, M. F. Kling, P. B. Corkum, A. Staudte, B. Bergues
Published in: Optica, 7/10, 2020, Page(s) 1372, ISSN 2334-2536
Publisher: OSA
DOI: 10.1364/optica.398846

Light-field-driven current control in solids with pJ-level laser pulses at 80  MHz repetition rate

Author(s): Václav Hanus, Viktória Csajbók, Zsuzsanna Pápa, Judit Budai, Zsuzsanna Márton, Gellért Zsolt Kiss, Péter Sándor, Pallabi Paul, Adriana Szeghalmi, Zilong Wang, Boris Bergues, Matthias F. Kling, György Molnár, János Volk, Péter Dombi
Published in: Optica, 8/4, 2021, Page(s) 570, ISSN 2334-2536
Publisher: OSA
DOI: 10.1364/optica.420360

All semiconductor enhanced high-harmonic generation from a single nanostructured cone

Author(s): Dominik Franz, Shatha Kaassamani, David Gauthier, Rana Nicolas, Maria Kholodtsova, Ludovic Douillard, Jean-Thomas Gomes, Laure Lavoute, Dmitry Gaponov, Nicolas Ducros, Sebastien Février, Jens Biegert, Liping Shi, Milutin Kovacev, Willem Boutu, Hamed Merdji
Published in: Scientific Reports, 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-41642-y

Generating Ultrabroadband Deep-UV Radiation and Sub-10 nm Gap by Hybrid-Morphology Gold Antennas

Author(s): Liping Shi, José R. C. Andrade, Ayhan Tajalli, Jiao Geng, Juemin Yi, Torsten Heidenblut, Frans B. Segerink, Ihar Babushkin, Maria Kholodtsova, Hamed Merdji, Bert Bastiaens, Uwe Morgner, Milutin Kovacev
Published in: Nano Letters, 19/7, 2019, Page(s) 4779-4786, ISSN 1530-6984
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02100

Perspective on Petahertz Electronics and Attosecond Nanoscopy

Author(s): J. Schoetz, Z. Wang, E. Pisanty, M. Lewenstein, M. F. Kling, M. F. Ciappina
Published in: ACS Photonics, 6/12, 2019, Page(s) 3057-3069, ISSN 2330-4022
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.9b01188

Attosecond-fast internal photoemission

Author(s): Christian Heide, Martin Hauck, Takuya Higuchi, Jürgen Ristein, Lothar Ley, Heiko B. Weber, Peter Hommelhoff
Published in: Nature Photonics, 2020, ISSN 1749-4885
Publisher: Nature Pub. Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-019-0580-6

Table-top high-energy 7  μm OPCPA and 260  mJ Ho:YLF pump laser

Author(s): U. Elu, T. Steinle, D. Sánchez, L. Maidment, K. Zawilski, P. Schunemann, U. D. Zeitner, C. Simon-Boisson, J. Biegert
Published in: Optics Letters, 44/13, 2019, Page(s) 3194, ISSN 0146-9592
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/OL.44.003194

Near-Field-Induced Femtosecond Breakdown of Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Author(s): Benedek J. Nagy, Zsuzsanna Pápa, László Péter, Christine Prietl, Joachim R. Krenn, Péter Dombi
Published in: Plasmonics, 15/2, 2020, Page(s) 335-340, ISSN 1557-1955
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s11468-019-01043-3

High harmonic generation on noble gas clusters

Author(s): Balázs Bódi, Márk Aladi, Péter Rácz, István B. Földes, Péter Dombi
Published in: Optics Express, 27/19, 2019, Page(s) 26721, ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/oe.27.026721

Sub-cycle temporal evolution of light-induced electron dynamics in hexagonal 2D materials

Author(s): Christian Heide, Tobias Boolakee, Takuya Higuchi, Peter Hommelhoff
Published in: Journal of Physics: Photonics, 2020, ISSN 2515-7647
Publisher: IOP Publishing Ltd
DOI: 10.1088/2515-7647/ab7d82

Controlling the non-linear optical properties of MgO by tailoring the electronic structure

Author(s): Mukhtar Hussain, Hugo Pires, Willem Boutu, Dominik Franz, Rana Nicolas, Tayyab Imran, Hamed Merdji, Marta Fajardo, Gareth O. Williams
Published in: Applied Physics B, 126/3, 2020, ISSN 0946-2171
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s00340-020-7393-7

Generation of 35  kW peak power 80  fs pulses at 29  μm from a fully fusion-spliced fiber laser

Author(s): H. Delahaye, G. Granger, J.-T. Gomes, L. Lavoute, D. Gaponov, N. Ducros, S. Fevrier
Published in: Optics Letters, 44/9, 2019, Page(s) 2318, ISSN 0146-9592
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/ol.44.002318

Infrared electric field sampled frequency comb spectroscopy

Author(s): Abijith S. Kowligy, Henry Timmers, Alexander J. Lind, Ugaitz Elu, Flavio C. Cruz, Peter G. Schunemann, Jens Biegert, Scott A. Diddams
Published in: Science Advances, 5/6, 2019, Page(s) eaaw8794, ISSN 2375-2548
Publisher: AAAS
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw8794

Molecular structure retrieval directly from laboratory-frame photoelectron spectra in laser-induced electron diffraction

Author(s): A. Sanchez, K. Amini, S.-J. Wang, T. Steinle, B. Belsa, J. Danek, A. T. Le, X. Liu, R. Moshammer, T. Pfeifer, M. Richter, J. Ullrich, S. Gräfe, C. D. Lin, J. Biegert
Published in: Nature Communications, 12/1, 2021, Page(s) 1520, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-21855-4

High density molecular jets of complex neutral organic molecules with Tesla valves

Author(s): Moniruzzaman Shaikh, Xinyao Liu, Kasra Amini, Tobias Steinle, Jens Biegert
Published in: Review of Scientific Instruments, 92/10, 2021, Page(s) 104103, ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0060904

Machine learning for laser-induced electron diffraction imaging of molecular structures

Author(s): Xinyao Liu, Kasra Amini, Aurelien Sanchez, Blanca Belsa, Tobias Steinle, Jens Biegert
Published in: Communications Chemistry, 4, 2021, Page(s) 154, ISSN 2399-3669
Publisher: Springer Nature
DOI: 10.1038/s42004-021-00594-z

High Harmonics and Isolated Attosecond Pulses from Mg O

Author(s): Zahra Nourbakhsh, Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean, Hamed Merdji, Angel Rubio
Published in: Physical Review Applied, 15/1, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Publisher: APS
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.014013

Lensless microscopy platform for single cell and tissue visualization

Author(s): Ramona Corman, Willem Boutu, Anna Campalans, Pablo Radicella, Joana Duarte, Maria Kholodtsova, Laure Bally-Cuif, Nicolas Dray, Fabrice Harms, Guillaume Dovillaire, Samuel Bucourt, Hamed Merdji
Published in: Biomedical Optics Express, 11/5, 2020, Page(s) 2806, ISSN 2156-7085
Publisher: The Optical Society
DOI: 10.1364/boe.380193

Onset of charge interaction in strong-field photoemission from nanometric needle tips

Author(s): Johannes Schötz, Lennart Seiffert, Ancyline Maliakkal, Johannes Blöchl, Dmitry Zimin, Philipp Rosenberger, Boris Bergues, Peter Hommelhoff, Ferenc Krausz, Thomas Fennel, Matthias F. Kling
Published in: Nanophotonics, 10/14, 2021, Page(s) 3769-3775, ISSN 2192-8614
Publisher: De Gruyter
DOI: 10.1515/nanoph-2021-0276

Strong-field nano-optics

Author(s): Péter Dombi, Zsuzsanna Pápa, Jan Vogelsang, Sergey V. Yalunin, Murat Sivis, Georg Herink, Sascha Schäfer, Petra Groß, Claus Ropers, Christoph Lienau
Published in: Reviews of Modern Physics, 92/2, 2020, ISSN 0034-6861
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/revmodphys.92.025003

Spectral control of high order harmonics through non-linear propagation effects

Author(s): M. Hussain, S. Kaassamani, T. Auguste, W. Boutu, D. Gauthier, M. Kholodtsova, J.-T. Gomes, L. Lavoute, D. Gaponov, N. Ducros, S. Fevrier, R. Nicolas, T. Imran, P. Zeitoun, G. O. Williams, M. Fajardo, H. Merdji
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 119/7, 2021, Page(s) 071101, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0053152

Few-cycle localized plasmon oscillations

Author(s): Mária Csete, András Szenes, Dávid Vass, Balázs Bánhelyi, Péter Dombi
Published in: Scientific Reports, 10/1, 2020, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-69761-x

Attosecond-fast electron dynamics in graphene and graphene-based interfaces

Author(s): Christian Heide
Published in: 2020
Publisher: FAU