Nonlinear phononics as a new ultrafast route to lattice control
M. Först, C. Manzoni, S. Kaiser, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, R. Merlin and A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 7, 854856 (2011).
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Bi-directional ultrafast electric-field gating of interlayer charge transport in a cuprate superconductor

A. Dienst, M. C. Hoffmann, D. Fausti, J. C. Petersen, S. Pyon, T. Takayama, H. Takagi and A. Cavalleri

Nature Photonics, 5, 485-488 (2011)
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    Controlling superconductivity
Interview with A. Cavalleri, Nature Photonics, 5, 506 (2011)
News and views: "Superconductors: Terahertz superconducting switch"
Marc Gabay & Jean-Marc Triscone, Nature Photonics, 5, 447-449 (2011)

Intense ultrashort terahertz pulses: Generation and applications

M. C. Hoffmann and J. A. Fülöp

J. Phys. D.  44, 083001 (2011) (Topical Review)

Photoinduced Melting of Antiferromagnetic Order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4 Measured Using Ultrafast Resonant Soft X-Ray Diffraction

H. Ehrke, R. I. Tobey, S. Wall, S. A. Cavill, M. Först, V. Khanna, Th. Garl, N. Stojanovic, D. Prabhakaran, A. T. Boothroyd, M. Gensch, A. Mirone, P. Reutler, A. Revcolevschi, S. S. Dhesi and A. Cavalleri

Physical Review Letters, 106, 217401 (2011)

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Transient photoinduced ‘hidden’ phase in a manganite

H. Ichikawa, S. Nozawa, T. Sato, A. Tomita, K. Ichiyanagi, M. Chollet, L. Guerin, N. Dean, A. Cavalleri, S. Adachi, T. Arima, H. Sawa, Y.Ogimoto, M. Nakamura, R. Tamaki, K. Miyano & S. Koshihara

Nature Materials, 10, 101-105 (2011)

Light induced Superconductivity in a Stripe-ordered Cuprate

D. Fausti, R.I. Tobey, N. Dean, S. Kaiser, A. Dienst, M.C. Hoffmann, S. Pyon, T. Takayama, H. Takagi and A. Cavalleri

Science, 331, 6014 189-191 (2011)

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Polaronic Conductivity in the Photoinduced Phase of 1T-TaS2

N. Dean, J. C. Petersen, D. Fausti, R. I. Tobey, S. Kaiser, L. V. Gasparov, H. Berger, and A. Cavalleri

Physical Review Letters, 106, 016401 (2011)

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Quantum interference between charge excitation paths in a solid state Mott insulator

S.Wall, D. Brida, S. R. Clark, H. P. Ehrke, D. Jaksch, A. Ardavan, S. Bonora, H. Uemura, Y. Takahashi, T. Hasegawa, H. Okamoto, G. Cerullo and A. Cavalleri

Nature Physics, 7, 114 (2011)

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Single-Shot detection and direct control of carrier phase drift of mid-IR pulses

Cristian Manzoni, Michael Foerst, Henri Ehrke, and Andrea Cavalleri

Optics Letters, 35, Issue 5, pp. 757-759 (2010)

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Terahertz electro-absorption effect enabling femtosecond all-optical switching in semiconductor quantum dots

M. C. Hoffmann, B. S. Monozon, D. Livshits, E. U. Rafailov, and D. Turchinovich  

Applied Physics Letters, 97, 231108 (2010)

Semiconductor saturable absorbers for ultrafast THz signals

M. C. Hoffmann and D. Turchinovich

Applied Physics Letters, 96, 151110 (2010)

Ultrafast insulator-to-metal phase transition as a switch to measure the spectrogram of a supercontinuum light pulse

F. Cilento, C. Giannetti, G. Ferrini, S. Dal Conte, T. Sala, G. Coslovich, M. Rini, A. Cavalleri and F. Parmigiani

Applied Physics Letters, 96, 021102 (2010)


Transient electronic structure of the photoinduced phase of Pr0.7Ca0.3MnO3 probed with soft x-ray pulses

M. Rini, Y. Zhu, S. Wall, R. I. Tobey, H. Ehrke, T. Garl, J. W. Freeland, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, A. Cavalleri, and R. W. Schoenlein

Physical Review B, 80, 155113 (2009)

Terahertz Kerr Effect

M. C. Hoffmann, N. C. Brandt, H. Y. Hwang, K.-L. Yeh, and K. A. Nelson

Applied Physics Letters, 95, 231105 (2009)  
see also News & Views, Nature Photonics 4, 131 - doi:10.1038/nphoton.2010.14

Ultrafast Coupling between Light, Coherent Lattice Vibrations, and the Magnetic Structure of Semicovalent LaMnO3

S. Wall, R. Prabakharan, A.T.J. Boothroyd and A. Cavalleri

Physical Review Letters,103, 097402 (2009)


Ultrafast Electronic Phase Transition in La1/2Sr3/2MnO4 by Coherent Vibrational Excitation: Evidence for Nonthermal Melting of Orbital Order

R.I. Tobey, R. Prabakharan, A.T.J. Boothroyd and A. Cavalleri

Physical Review Letters, 101, 197404 (2008)

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Ultrafast single-shot diffraction imaging of nanoscale dynamics

A. Barty, S. Boutet, M. J. Bogan, S. Hau-Riege, S. Marchesini, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, N. Stojanovic, R. Tobey, H. P. Ehrke, A. Cavalleri, S. Düsterer, M. Frank, S. Bajt, B. W. Woods, M. M. Seibert, J. Hajdu, R. Treusch and H. N. Chapman 

Nature Photonics, 2, 415 (2008)

    ⇒ See also the news and views article.

Optical switching in VO2 films by below-gap excitation

M. Rini, Z. Hao, R. W. Schoenlein, C. Giannetti, F. Parmigiani, S. Fourmaux, J. C. Kieffer, A. Fujimori, M. Onoda, S. Wall and A. Cavalleri

Applied Physical Letters, 92, 181904 (2008)


Enhanced Photosusceptibility near Tc for the Light-Induced Insulator-to-Metal Phase Transition in Vanadium Dioxide

D. J. Hilton, R. P. Prasankumar, S. Fourmaux, A. Cavalleri, D. Brassard, M. A. El Khakani, J. C. Kieffer, A. J. Taylor and R. D. Averitt

Physical Review Letters, 99, 226401 (2007)

Control of the electronic phase of a manganite by mode-selective vibrational excitation

M. Rini, R. Tobey, N. Dean, J. Itatani, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, R. W. Schoenlein & A. Cavalleri

Nature, 449, 72-74 (2007)

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Coherent orbital waves in the photo-induced insulator-metal dynamics of a magnetoresistive manganite

D. Polli*, M. Rini*, S. Wall*, R. W. Schoenlein, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, G. Cerullo & A. Cavalleri

Nature Materials, 6, 643 - 647 (2007)

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Tracking the motion of charges in a terahertz light field by femtosecond X-ray diffraction

A.Cavalleri, S. Wall, C. Simpson, E. Statz, D. W. Ward, K. A. Nelson, M. Rini, R.W. Schoenlein

Nature, 442, 05041 (2006)

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