Ursula Keller wins “Swiss Nobel” Marcel Benoist Prize- for pioneering work in ultrafast lasers
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NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules

Research publications 2012 L - Z

Lee, W.S., Chuang, Y.D., Moore, R.G., Zhu, Y., Patthey, L., Trigo, M., Lu, D.H., Kirchmann, P.S., Krupin, O., Yi, M., Langner, M., Huse, N., Robinson, J.S., Chen, Y., Zhou, S.Y., Coslovich, G., Huber, B., Reis, D.A., Kaindl, R.A., Schoenlein, R.W., Doering, D., Denes, P., Schlotter, W.F., Turner, J.J., Johnson, S.L., Forst, M., Sasagawa, T., Kung, Y.F., Sorini, A.P., Kemper, A.F., Moritz, B., Devereaux, T.P., Lee, D.H., Shen, Z.X., and Hussain, Z. (2012) Phase fluctuations and the absence of topological defects in a photo-excited charge-ordered nickelate. Nature Commun 3 (10.1038/ncomms1837).

Lee, M.W., and Meuwly, M. (2012). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Nitric Oxide in Myoglobin. J Phys Chem B 116, 4154-4162 (10.1021/jp212112f).

Lee, M.W., Plattner, N., and Meuwly, M. (2012). Structure, spectroscopy and dynamics of layered H2O and CO2 ices. Phys Chem Chem Phys 14, 15464-15474 (10.1039/C2CP41904A).

Lin, I.C., Seitsonen, A.P., Tavernelli, I., and Röthlisberger, U. (2012). Structure and Dynamics of Liquid Water from ab Initio Molecular Dynamics-Comparison of BLYP, PBE, and revPBE Density Functionals with and without van der Waals Corrections. J Chem Theory Comput 8, 3902-3910 (10.1021/ct3001848).

Lutz, S., and Meuwly, M. (2012). Photodissociation Dynamics of ClCN at Different Wavelengths. Chemphyschem 13, 305-313 (10.1002/cphc.201100575).

Mansart, B., Cottet, M.J.G., Penfold, T.J., Dugdale, S.B., Tediosi, R., Chergui, M., and Carbone, F. (2012). Evidence for a Peierls phase-transition in a three-dimensional multiple charge-density waves solid. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109, 5603-5608 (10.1073/pnas.1117028109).

Marchioro, A., Dualeh, A., Punzi, A., Grätzel, M., and Moser, J.E. (2012). Effect of Posttreatment of Titania Mesoscopic Films by TiCl4 in Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: A Time-Resolved Spectroscopy Study. J Phys Chem C 116, 26721-26727 (10.1021/jp309799u).

Mariager, S.O., Caviezel, A., Beaud, P., Quitmann, C., and Ingold, G. (2012a). Coherent phonon dynamics at the martensitic phase transition of Ni2MnGa. Appl Phys Lett 100, 261911 (10.1063/1.4730946).

Mariager, S.O., Pressacco, F., Ingold, G., Caviezel, A., Mohr-Vorobeva, E., Beaud, P., Johnson, S.L., Milne, C.J., Mancini, E., Moyerman, S., Fullerton, E.E., Feidenhans'l, R., Back, C.H., and Quitmann, C. (2012b). Structural and Magnetic Dynamics of a Laser Induced Phase Transition in FeRh. Phys Rev Lett 108, 087201 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.087201).

Marin-Suarez, M., Curchod, B.F.E., Tavernelli, I., Röthlisberger, U., Scopelliti, R., Jung, I., Di Censo, D., Grätzel, M., Fernandez-Sanchez, J.F., Fernandez-Gutierrez, A., Nazeeruddin, M.K., and Baranoff, E. (2012). Nanocomposites Containing Neutral Blue Emitting Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Emitters for Oxygen Sensing. Chemistry of Materials 24, 2330-2338 (10.1021/cm300575z).

Merbold, H., Bitzer, A., Carbone, F., Murk, A., Wallauer, J., Walther, M., and Feurer, T. (2012). Adjusting the functionality of terahertz split-ring resonators through geometry. In: Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics Xvi, M. Betz, A.Y. Elezzabi, J.J. Song, and K.T. Tsen, eds., 826016 (10.1117/12.908107).

Meuwly, M. (2012). Reaction Dynamics: Rules Change with Molecular Size. Chemphyschem 13, 684-685 (10.1002/cphc.201100936).

Meuwly, M., and Cui, Q. (2012). Protein functional dynamics: From femtoseconds to milliseconds Preface. Chem Phys 396, 1-2 (10.1016/j.chemphys.2011.09.021).

Müller, F., Peier, P., Schlott, V., Steffen, B., Feurer, T., and Kuske, P. (2012). Electro-optical measurement of sub-ps structures in low charge electron bunches. Phys Rev Spec Top-Ac 15, 070701 (10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.15.070701).

Mustonen, A., Beaud, P., Kirk, E., Feurer, T., and Tsujino, S. (2012). Efficient light coupling for optically excited high-density metallic nanotip arrays. Sci Rep 2, 915 (10.1038/srep00915).

Mustonen, A., Kirk, E., Guzenko, V., Spreu, C., Soichiro, T., Feurer, T., and Ieee (2012). High tip density gated field emitter arrays: different miniaturization approaches. In: 2012 25th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, pp. 322-323 (10.1109/IVNC.2012.6316954).

Olaya, A.J., Ge, P.Y., and Girault, H.H. (2012a). Ion transfer across the water vertical bar trifluorotoluene interface. Electrochem Comm 19, 101-104 (10.1016/j.elecom.2012.03.010).

Olaya, A.J., Schaming, D., Brevet, P.F., Nagatani, H., Xu, H.J., Meyer, M., and Girault, H.H. (2012b). Interfacial Self-Assembly of Water-Soluble Cationic Porphyrins for the Reduction of Oxygen to Water. Angew Chem Int ed 51, 6447-6451 (10.1002/anie.201202266).

Olaya, A.J., Schaming, D., Brevet, P.F., Nagatani, H., Zimmermann, T., Vanicek, J., Xu, H.J., Gros, C.P., Barbe, J.M., and Girault, H.H. (2012c). Self-Assembled Molecular Rafts at Liquid vertical bar Liquid Interfaces for Four-Electron Oxygen Reduction. J Am Chem Soc 134, 498-506 (10.1021/ja2087322).

Paracchino, A., Brauer, J.C., Moser, J.E., Thimsen, E., and Grätzel, M. (2012). Synthesis and Characterization of High-Photoactivity Electrodeposited Cu2O Solar Absorber by Photoelectrochemistry and Ultrafast Spectroscopy. J Phys Chem C 116, 7341-7350 (10.1021/jp301176y).

Peljo, P., Murtomaki, L., Kallio, T., Xu, H.J., Meyer, M., Gros, C.P., Barbe, J.M., Girault, H.H., Laasonen, K., and Kontturi, K. (2012). Biomimetic Oxygen Reduction by Cofacial Porphyrins at a Liquid-Liquid Interface. J Am Chem Soc 134, 5974-5984 (10.1021/ja3004914).

Penfold, T.J., Curchod, B.F.E., Tavernelli, I., Abela, R., Röthlisberger, U., and Chergui, M. (2012a). Simulations of X-ray absorption spectra: the effect of the solvent. Phys Chem Chem Phys 14, 9444-9450 (10.1039/C2CP24080G).

Penfold, T.J., Tavernelli, I., Abela, R., Chergui, M., and Röthlisberger, U. (2012b). Ultrafast anisotropic x-ray scattering in the condensed phase. New J Phys 14, 113002 (10.1088/1367-2630/14/11/113002).

Perakis, F., and Hamm, P. (2012a). Two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy of neat ice Ih. Phys Chem Chem Phys 14, 6250-6256 (10.1039/C2CP23710E).

Perakis, F., and Hamm, P. (2012b). Ultrafast Dynamics of Liquid Water and Ice. Chimia 66, 244-247 (10.2533/chimia.2012.244).

Pfeiffer, A.N., Cirelli, C., Landsman, A.S., Smolarski, M., Dimitrovski, D., Madsen, L.B., and Keller, U. (2012a). Probing the Longitudinal Momentum Spread of the Electron Wave Packet at the Tunnel Exit. Phys Rev Lett 109, 083002 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.083002).

Pfeiffer, A.N., Cirelli, C., Smolarski, M., Dimitrovski, D., Abu-Samha, M., Madsen, L.B., and Keller, U. (2012b). Attoclock reveals natural coordinates of the laser-induced tunnelling current flow in atoms. Nature Phys 8, 76-80 (10.1038/nphys2125).

Plattner, N., and Meuwly, M. (2012). Quantifying the Importance of Protein Conformation on Ligand Migration in Myoglobin. Biophys J 102, 333-341 (10.1016/j.bpj.2011.10.058).

Prada-Gracia, D., Shevchuk, R., Hamm, P., and Rao, F. (2012). Towards a microscopic description of the free-energy landscape of water. J Chem Phys 137, 144504 (10.1063/1.4755746).

Richert, S., Fedoseeva, M., and Vauthey, E. (2012). Ultrafast Photoinduced Dynamics at Air/Liquid and Liquid/Liquid Interfaces. J Phys Chem Lett 3, 1635-1642 (10.1021/jz300249e), invited perspective article June 2012.

Rondi, A., Bonacina, L., Trisorio, A., Hauri, C., and Wolf, J.P. (2012). Coherent manipulation of free amino acids fluorescence. Phys Chem Chem Phys 14, 9317-9322 (10.1039/C2CP23357F).

Rosspeintner, A., Angulo, G., and Vauthey, E. (2012a). Driving Force Dependence of Charge Recombination in Reactive and Nonreactive Solvents. J Phys Chem A 116, 9473-9483 (10.1021/jp306629v).

Rosspeintner, A., Koch, M., Angulo, G., and Vauthey, E. (2012b). Spurious Observation of the Marcus Inverted Region in Bimolecular Photoinduced Electron Transfer. J Am Chem Soc 134, 11396-11399 (10.1021/ja3049095).

Saraceno, C.J., Emaury, F., Heckl, O.H., Baer, C.R.E., Hoffmann, M., Schriber, C., Golling, M., Südmeyer, T., and Keller, U. (2012). 275 W average output power from a femtosecond thin disk oscillator operated in a vacuum environment. Opt Express 20, 23535-23541 (10.1364/OE.20.023535).

Saraceno, C.J., Pekarek, S., Heckl, O.H., Baer, C.R.E., Schriber, C., Golling, M., Beil, K., Krankel, C., Huber, G., Keller, U., and Sudmeyer, T. (2012a) Self-referenceable frequency comb from an ultrafast thin disk laser. Opt Express 20, 9650 (10.1364/OE.20.009650).

Saraceno, C.J., Pekarek, S., Heckl, O.H., Baer, C.R.E., Schriber, C., Golling, M., Beil, K., Krankel, C., Huber, G., Keller, U., and Südmeyer, T. (2012). Ultrafast thin disk lasers for intralaser extreme nonlinear optics. In: 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (10.1364/CLEO_SI.2012.CM1D.6).

Saraceno, C.J., Schriber, C., Mangold, M., Hoffmann, M., Heckl, O.H., Baer, C.R.E., Golling, M., Sudmeyer, T., and Keller, U. (2012) SESAMs for High-Power Oscillators: Design Guidelines and Damage Thresholds. IEEE J Sel Topics Quantum Electron 18, 29-41 (10.1109/jstqe.2010.2092753).

Schilt, S., Dolgovskiy, V., Bucalovic, N., Schori, C., Stumpf, M.C., Di Domenico, G., Pekarek, S., Oehler, A.E.H., Sudmeyer, T., Keller, U., and Thomann, P. (2012) Noise properties of an optical frequency comb from a SESAM-mode-locked 1.5-mu m solid-state laser stabilized to the 10(-13) level. Appl Phys B 109, 391-402 (10.1007/s00340-012-5072-z).

Schmid, M., Nogueira, E.S., Monnard, F.W., Ward, T.R., and Meuwly, M. (2012) Arylsulfonamides as inhibitors for carbonic anhydrase: prediction & validation. Chem Sci 3, 690-700 (10.1039/c1sc00628b).

Städler, D., Magouroux, T., Hadji, R., Joulaud, C., Extermann, J., Schwungi, S., Passemard, S., Kasparian, C., Clarke, G., Gerrmann, M., Le Dantec, R., Mugnier, Y., Rytz, D., Ciepielewski, D., Galez, C., Gerber-Lemaire, S., Juillerat-Jeanneret, L., Bonacina, L., and Wolf, J.P. (2012) Harmonic Nanocrystals for Biolabeling: A Survey of Optical Properties and Biocompatibility. ACS Nano 6, 2542-2549 (10.1021/nn204990n).

Stepanov, A.G., Bonacina, L., and Wolf, J.P. (2012) DAST/SiO2 multilayer structure for efficient generation of 6 THz quasi-single-cycle electromagnetic pulses. Opt Lett 37, 2439-2441 (10.1364/OL.37.002439).

Sulc, M., and Vanicek, J. (2012) Accelerating the calculation of time-resolved electronic spectra with the cellular dephasing representation. Mol Phys 110, 945-955 (10.1080/00268976.2012.668971).

Thorsmølle, V.K., Brauer, J.C., Zakeeruddin, S.M., Grätzel, M., and Moser, J.E. (2012) Temperature-Dependent Ordering Phenomena of a Polyiodide System in a Redox-Active Ionic Liquid. J Phys Chem C 116, 7989-7992 (10.1021/jp300105h).

Tong, X., Nagy, T., Reyes, J.Y., Germann, M., Meuwly, M., and Willitsch, S. (2012) State-selected ion-molecule reactions with Coulomb-crystallized molecular ions in traps. Chem Phys Lett 547, 1-8 (10.1016/j.cplett.2012.06.042).

Vanni, S., and Röthlisberger, U. (2012) A Closer Look into G Protein Coupled Receptor Activation: X-Ray Crystallography and Long-Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Curr Med Chem 19, 1135-1145 (10.2174/092986712799320493).

Vauthey, E. (2012) Photoinduced Symmetry-Breaking Charge Separation. Chemphyschem 13, 2001-2011 (10.1002/cphc.201200106).

Yang, Y.G., Liu, X.M., Meuwly, M., Xiao, L.T., and Jia, S.T. (2012) Harmonic Bath Averaged Hamiltonian: An efficient Tool To Capture Quantum Effects of Large Systems. J Phys Chem A 116, 11134-11139 (10.1021/jp304498h).

Zaugg, C.A., Hoffmann, M., Pallmann, W.P., Wittwer, V.J., Sieber, O.D., Mangold, M., Golling, M., Weingarten, K.J., Tilma, B.W., Südmeyer, T., and Keller, U. (2012) Low repetition rate SESAM modelocked VECSEL using an extendable active multipass-cavity approach. Opt Express 20, 27915-27921 (10.1364/OE.20.027915).

Zimmermann, T., and Vanicek, J. (2012) Evaluation of the importance of spin-orbit couplings in the nonadiabatic quantum dynamics with quantum fidelity and with its efficient "on-the-fly" ab initio semiclassical approximation. J Chem Phys 137, 22A516 (10.1063/1.4738878).

Zimmermann, T., and Vanicek, J. (2012) Measuring nonadiabaticity of molecular quantum dynamics with quantum fidelity and with its efficient semiclassical approximation. J Chem Phys 136, 094106 (10.1063/1.3690458).
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