Forthcoming Events

11.07.2022 - 15.07.2022, Celeste Hotel, on UCF main campus, Orlando, Florida
05.09.2022 - 09.09.2022, Iseolago hotel, Iseo, Italy.


MUST2022 Conference- succesfully concluded
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui and Richardson
FELs of Europe prize for Jeremy Rouxel- “Development or innovative use of advanced instrumentation in the field of FELs”
Ruth Signorell wins Doron prizefor pioneering contributions to the field of fundamental aerosol science
New FAST-Fellow Uwe Thumm at ETH- lectures on Topics in Femto- and Attosecond Science
International Day of Women and Girls in Science- SSPh asked female scientists about their experiences
New scientific highlight- by MUST PIs Milne, Standfuss and Schertler
EU XFEL Young Scientist Award for Camila Bacellar,beamline scientist and group leader of the Alvra endstation at SwissFEL
Prizes for Giulia Mancini and Rebeca Gomez CastilloICO/IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics & Ernst Haber 2021
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to RESOLV Member Benjamin List- for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis
NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules
#NCCRWomen- NCCR MUST celebrates 50 years women’s right to vote in Switzerland
Kick-Off dynaMENT Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences- with Ursula Keller as plenary speaker

Research publications 2019 L - Z

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Latychevskaia, T., Son, S.K., Yang, Y.P., Chancellor, D., Brown, M., Ozdemir, S., Madan, I., Berruto, G., Carbone, F., Mishchenko, A., and Novoselov, K.S. (2019). Stacking transition in rhombohedral graphite. Frontiers Phys 1413608 (10.1007/s11467-018-0867-y)

Mardegan, J.R.L., Christensen, D.V., Chen, Y.Z., Parchenko, S., Avula, S.R.V., Ortiz-Hernandez, N., Decker, M., Piamonteze, C., Pryds, N., and Staub, U. (2019). Magnetic and electronic properties at the gamma-Al2O3/SrTiO3 interface. Phys Rev B 99, 134423 (10.1103/PhysRevB.99.134423)

Meuwly, M. (2019). Reactive molecular dynamics: From small molecules to proteins. WIREs Comp Mol Sci 9, e1386 (10.1002/wcms.1386)

Nazari, M., Bosch, C.D., Rondi, A., Frances-Monerris, A., Marazzi, M., Lognon, E., Gazzetto, M., Langenegger, S.M., Häner, R., Feurer, T., Monari, A., and Cannizzo, A. (2019). Ultrafast dynamics in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: the key case of conical intersections at higher excited states and their role in the photophysics of phenanthrene monomer. Phys Chem Chem Phys 21, 16981-16988 (10.1039/C9CP03147B)

Neugebauer, M.J., Huber, T., Savoini, M., Abreu, E., Esposito, V., Kubli, M., Rettig, L., Bothschafter, E., Grubel, S., Kubacka, T., Rittmann, J., Ingold, G., Beaud, P., Dominko, D., Demsar, J., and Johnson, S.L. (2019). Optical control of vibrational coherence triggered by an ultrafast phase transition. Phys Rev B 99, 220302 (10.1103/PhysRevB.99.220302)

Olsen, J.M.H., Bolnykh, V., Meloni, S., Ippoliti, E., Bircher, M.P., Carloni, P., and Röthlisberger, U. (2019b). MiMiC: A Novel Framework for Multiscale Modeling in Computational Chemistry. J Chem Theory Comput 15, 3810-3823 (10.1021/acs.jctc.9b00093)

Oppermann, M., Bauer, B., Rossi, T., Zinna, F., Helbing, J., Lacour, J., and Chergui, M. (2019a). Ultrafast broadband circular dichroism in the deep ultraviolet. Optica 6, 56-60 (optica-6-1-56)

Oppermann, M., Spekowius, J., Bauer, B., Pfister, R., Chergui, M., and Helbing, J. (2019b). Broad-Band Ultraviolet CD Spectroscopy of Ultrafast Peptide Backbone Conformational Dynamics. J Phys Chem Lett 10, 2700-2705 (10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01253)

Pal, S., Wetli, C., Zamani, F., Stockert, O., Löhneysen, H.v., Fiebig, M., and Kroha, J. (2019). Fermi Volume Evolution and Crystal-Field Excitations in Heavy-Fermion Compounds Probed by Time-Domain Terahertz Spectroscopy. Phys Rev Lett122, 096401 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.096401)

Pezzella, M., and Meuwly, M. (2019b). O2 formation in cold environments. Phys Chem Chem Phys 21, 6247-6255 (10.1039/C8CP07474G)

Porer, M., Fechner, M., Kubli, M., Neugebauer, M.J., Parchenko, S., Esposito, V., Narayan, A., Spaldin, N.A., Huber, R., Radovic, M., Bothschafter, E.M., Glownia, J.M., Sato, T., Song, S., Johnson, S.L., and Staub, U. (2019). Ultrafast transient increase of oxygen octahedral rotations in a perovskite. Phys Rev Research 1, 012005 (10.1103/PhysRevResearch.1.012005)

Rettig, L., Caviezel, A., Mariager, S.O., Ingold, G., Dornes, C., Huang, S.W., Johnson, J.A., Radovic, M., Huber, T., Kubacka, T., Ferrer, A., Lemke, H.T., Chollet, M., Zhu, D., Glownia, J.M., Sikorski, M., Robert, A., Nakamura, M., Kawasaki, M., Tokura, Y., Johnson, S.L., Beaud, P., and Staub, U. (2019). Disentangling transient charge order from structural dynamics contributions during coherent atomic motion studied by ultrafast resonant x-ray diffraction. Phys Rev B 99, 134302 (10.1103/PhysRevB.99.134302)

Rivero, U., Unke, O.T., Meuwly, M., and Willitsch, S. (2019). Reactive atomistic simulations of Diels-Alder reactions: The importance of molecular rotations. J Chem Phys 151, 104301 (

Rossi, T.C., Grolimund, D., Nachtegaal, M., Cannelli, O., Mancini, G.F., Bacellar, C., Kinsche, D., Rouxel, J.R., Ohannessian, N., Pergolesi, D., Lippert, T., and Chergui, M. (2019). X-ray absorption linear dichroism at the Ti K edge of anatase TiO2 single crystals. Phys Rev B 100, 245207 (10.1103/PhysRevB.100.245207)

Roth, S., Crepaldi, A., Puppin, M., Gatti, G., Bugini, D., Grimaldi, I., Barrilot, T.R., Arrell, C.A., Frassetto, F., Poletto, L., Chergui, M., Marini, A., and Grioni, M. (2019). Photocarrier-induced band-gap renormalization and ultrafast charge dynamics in black phosphorus. 2D Materials 6, 031001 (10.1088/2053-1583/ab1216)

Roulet, J., Choi, S., and Vaníček, J. (2019). Efficient geometric integrators for nonadiabatic quantum dynamics. II. The diabatic representation. J Chem Phys 150, 204113 (10.1063/1.5094046)

Runeson, J.E., and Richardson, J.O. (2019). Spin-mapping approach for nonadiabatic molecular dynamics. J Chem Phys151, 044119 (10.1063/1.5100506)

Salehi, S.M., Koner, D., and Meuwly, M. (2019). Vibrational Spectroscopy of N-3(-) in the Gas and Condensed Phase. J Phys Chem B 123, 3282-3290. (10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b11430)

Saller, M.A.C., Kelly, A., and Richardson, J.O. (2019). On the identity of the identity operator in nonadiabatic linearized semiclassical dynamics. J Chem Phys 150, 071101 (10.1063/1.5082596)

Schläpfer, F., Volkov, M., Hartmann, N., Niedermayr, A., Schumacher, Z., Gallmann, L., and Keller, U. (2019). Phase stabilization of an attosecond beamline combining two IR colors. Opt Express 27, 22385-22392 (10.1364/OE.27.022385)

Schuhmann, K., Kirch, K., Knecht, A., Marszalek, M., Nez, F., Nuber, J., Pohl, R., Schulthess, I., Sinkunaite, L., Zeyen, M., and Antognini, A. (2019). Passive alignment stability and auto-alignment of multipass amplifiers based on Fourier transforms. Appl Opt 58, 2904-2912 (10.1364/AO.58.002904)

Sciortino, A., Gazzetto, M., Soriano, M.L., Cannas, M., Cardenas, S., Cannizzo, A., and Messina, F. (2019). Ultrafast spectroscopic investigation on fluorescent carbon nanodots: the role of passivation. Phys Chem Chem Phys 21, 16459-16467 (10.1039/C9CP03063H)

Sidler, D., and Hamm, P. (2019). Feynman diagram description of 2D-Raman-THz spectroscopy applied to water. J Chem Phys 150, 044202 (10.1063/1.5079497)

Svetina, C., Mankowsky, R., Knopp, G., Koch, F., Seniutinas, G., Rösner, B., Kubec, A., Lebugle, M., Mochi, I., Beck, M., Cirelli, C., Krempasky, J., Pradervand, C., Rouxel, J., Mancini, G.F., Zerdane, S., Pedrini, B., Esposito, V., Ingold, G., Wagner, U., Flechsig, U., Follath, R., Chergui, M., Milne, C., Lemke, H.T., David, C., and Beaud, P. (2019). Towards X-ray transient grating spectroscopy. Opt Lett 44, 574-577 (

Svoboda, V., Wang, C.C., Waters, M.D.J., and Wörner, H.J. (2019). Electronic and vibrational relaxation dynamics of NH3 Rydberg states probed by vacuum-ultraviolet time-resolved photoelectron imaging. J Chem Phys 151, 104306 (10.1063/1.5116707)

Thapa, M.J., Fang, W., and Richardson, J.O. (2019). Nonadiabatic quantum transition-state theory in the golden-rule limit. I. Theory and application to model systems. J Chem Phys 150, 104107 (10.1063/1.5081108)

Tsokkou, D., Peterhans, L., Cao, D.X., Mai, C.K., Bazan, G.C., Nguyen, T.Q., and Banerji, N. (2019). Excited State Dynamics of a Self-Doped Conjugated Polyelectrolyte. Adv Func Mat 26, 1906148 (10.1002/adfm.201906148)

Tzschaschel, C., Satoh, T., and Fiebig, M. (2019). Tracking the ultrafast motion of an antiferromagnetic order parameter. Nature Commun 10, 3995 (10.1038/s41467-019-11961-9)

Unke, O.T., Brickel, S., and Meuwly, M. (2019). Sampling reactive regions in phase space by following the minimum dynamic path. J Chem Phys 150, 074107 (10.1063/1.5082885)

Unke, O.T., and Meuwly, M. (2019). PhysNet: A Neural Network for Predicting Energies, Forces, Dipole Moments, and Partial Charges. J Chem Theory Comput 15, 3678-3693 (10.1021/acs.jctc.9b00181)

Vaillant, C.L., Thapa, M.J., Vaníček, J., and Richardson, J.O. (2019). Semiclassical analysis of the quantum instanton approximation. J Chem Phys 151, 144111 (10.1063/1.5123800)

Valadan, M., Pomarico, E., Della Ventura, B., Gesuele, F., Velotta, R., Amoresano, A., Pinto, G., Chergui, M., Improta, R., and Altucci, C. (2019). A multi-scale time-resolved study of photoactivated dynamics in 5-benzyl uracil, a model for DNA/protein interactions. Phys Chem Chem Phys 21, 26301-26310 (10.1039/C9CP03839F)

Vanacore, G.M., Berruto, G., Madan, I., Pomarico, E., Biagioni, P., Lamb, R.J., McGrouther, D., Reinhardt, O., Kaminer, I., Barwick, B., Larocque, H., Grillo, V., Karimi, E., García de Abajo, F.J., and Carbone, F. (2019). Ultrafast generation and control of an electron vortex beam via chiral plasmonic near fields. Nat Mater 18, 573-579 (10.1038/s41563-019-0336-1)

Volkov, M., Pupeikis, J., Phillips, C.R., Schlaepfer, F., Gallmann, L., and Keller, U. (2019a). Reduction of laser-intensity-correlated noise in high-harmonic generation. Opt Express 27, 7886-7895 (10.1364/OE.27.007886)

Volkov, M., Sato, S.A., Schläpfer, F., Kasmi, L., Hartmann, N., Lucchini, M., Gallmann, L., Rubio, A., and Keller, U. (2019b). Attosecond screening dynamics mediated by electron localization in transition metals. Nature Phys 15, 1145-1149 (s41567-019-0602-9)

Waltar, K., Haase, J., Pan, R., Golz, T., Kliuiev, P., Weinl, M., Schreck, M., Bajt, S., Stojanovic, N., van Bokhoven, J.A., Hengsberger, M., Osterwalder, J., and Castiglioni, L. (2019). Polarization-sensitive reconstruction of transient local THz fields at dielectric interfaces. Optica 6, 1431-1436 (10.1364/OPTICA.6.001431)

Weinert, T., Skopintsev, P., James, D., Dworkowski, F., Panepucci, E., Kekilli, D., Furrer, A., Brünle, S., Mous, S., Ozerov, D., Nogly, P., Wang, M., and Standfuss, J. (2019). Proton uptake mechanism in bacteriorhodopsin captured by serial synchrotron crystallography. Science 365, 61-65 (10.1126/science.aaw8634)

Willenberg, B., Maurer, J., Keller, U., Danek, J., Klaiber, M., Teeny, N., Hatsagortsyan, K.Z., and Keitel, C.H. (2019a). Holographic interferences in strong-field ionization beyond the dipole approximation: The influence of the peak and focal-volume-averaged laser intensities. Phys Rev A 100, 033417 (10.1103/PhysRevA.100.033417)

Willenberg, B., Maurer, J., Mayer, B.W., and Keller, U. (2019b). Sub-cycle time resolution of multi-photon momentum transfer in strong-field ionization. Nat Commun 10, 5548 (10.1038/s41467-019-13409-6)

Xu, Z.H., and Meuwly, M. (2019). Multistate Reactive Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Proton Diffusion in Water Clusters and in the Bulk. J Phys Chem B 123, 9846-9861 (10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b03258)

Zimmermann, J., Langbehn, B., Cucini, R., Di Fraia, M., Finetti, P., LaForge, A.C., Nishiyama, T., Ovcharenko, Y., Piseri, P., Plekan, O., Prince, K.C., Stienkemeier, F., Ueda, K., Callegari, C., Möller, T., and Rupp, D. (2019). Deep neural networks for classifying complex features in diffraction images. Phys Rev E 99, 063309 (10.1103/PhysRevE.99.063309)

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