Group Seminar

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics WS 2016/2017

The seminar is usually hold on Mondays or Fridays at 11:00 - 12:00 at the Department of Physics, seminar room 1.4.03, Freie Universität Berlin




Tuesday, 6 Sept.


Ebrahim Ghanbari

Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Layer-resolved evolution of perfluoropentacene thin films on Ag(110) surfaces

Thursday, 8 Sept.


Room 1.4.03

Giulia Berti

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Immediate onset of the AF stacking in thin Cr layers on Fe: role of oxygen in the formation of a sharp interface

Friday, 9 Sept.


Room 1.4.03


Jacob Torrejon, PhD

Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS-Thales,

Palaiseau, France

Domain wall motion by interfacial effects 

Friday, 9 Sept.


Room 1.4.03

Vladimir Fedorov

Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Acedemy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Epitaxial nano-heterostructures: synthesis and self-assembly, magnetism and interface interactions

Tuesday, 13 Sept.


Room 1.4.03

Marco Caputo

Université Paris Sud, France

Beyond VUV ARPES: Low Energy ARPES and Time Resolved ARPES to probe topological states of matter 

Monday, 10 October


Room 1.3.21

Larissa Boie, FU Berlin

Master thesis talk

Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Molecular Switches

Friday, 16 December

Mathias C.T.D. Müller, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Spin-wave excitations and electron-magnon scattering from many-body perturbation theory

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics SoSe 2016

The seminar is usually hold on Mondays or Fridays at 11:00 - 12:00 at the Department of Physics, seminar room 1.4.03, Freie Universität Berlin




Friday, 22 April

Selene Mor, FHI der MPG

Transient band gap enhancement of photoexcited excitonic insulator phase in quasi-1D Ta2NiSe5
Friday, 29 April

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Braun

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

From the ground state to dynamics: recent developments in the theory of angle-resolved photoemission
 Friday, 6 May

Pavlo Dovhopolyi, FU Berlin

Master midterm report

 Temperature influence on saturation effects in InGaAs photodiodes

Friday, 27 May


Martin Bastian, FU Berlin

Master thesis talk

ToF Konversion der Rohdaten 

Thursday, 2 June


Magnus Haus

Prof. Dr. Wolf Widdra

Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Oxidische Quasikristalle: Neue zweidimensionale Materialien aus dem Jenseits?

Monday, 13 June

14:00 s.t.


Sebastian Baum, FU Berlin

Master thesis talk

Electron Dynamics of α-Sexithiophene on the Au(111) Surface

Friday, 17 June

15:00 ct


Prof. Dr. Fulvio Parmigiani

University of Trieste

Non-Equilibrium Mott-like electronic excitations in high-temperature cuprate superconductors

Monday, 18 July

15:00 ct


Prof. Dr. Julie Staunton

University Warwick

Magnetic interactions and conduction electrons in rare earth intermetallics described by an ab-initio electronic structure theory

Monday, 8 August


Room 1.4.03

Richard Lange, FU Berlin,

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt 

Master thesis talk

 Implementation and characterization of an adaptive optics system for wavefront corrections in high-power laser systems

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics WS 2015/2016

The seminar is hold on Mondays at 11:30 - 13:00 at the Department of Physics, seminar room 1.4.03, Freie Universität Berlin




Monday, 12 October Nils Raabe, MBI Berlin, PhD report Measurement and Analysis of the Carrier Envelope Phase
Monday, 26 October

 Dr. Loic Le Guyader

Spectroscopy & Coherent Scattering
European XFEL GmbH

Spin-orbit driven ultrafast demagnetization in GdDy and GdSm rare-earth alloys 

Friday, 30 October,


Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Colloquium: Spintronics in complex oxide hybrid and heterostructures
Monday, 9 November

Martin Bastian, FU Berlin, 

Master midterm report

 Electron Dynamics in Topolgical Surface States
Monday, 16 November

Sebastian Baum, FU Berlin, 

Master midterm report

Electron Dynamics of Alpha-Sexithiophene on Au(111)
Monday, 23 November  Artemis beamtime no talk
Friday, 27 November, 15:15

Prof. Dr. Georg Woltersdorf

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Colloquium: Spin Hall Effect in Metallic Multilayers
Monday, 30 November

 Dr. Benjamin Stadtmüller,

TU Kaiserslautern

A momentum space view on electronic states and hot electron dynamics of surfaces and hybrid interfaces 
Monday, 7 December

Thorsten Wagner

Johannes-Kepler-Universität Linz

In situ studies of organic thin films 
Monday, 14 December

 Dr. Jaime Sánchez-Barriga


Spin-based phenomena in topological insulators: From the ground-state to dynamics
Friday, 8 January

Martin Bastian, FU Berlin

Konversion der Messdaten beim Themis
Monday, 11 January Slicing, BESSY II no talk

Monday, 8 February

15:00 c.t.

Raum 1.4.03

Richard Lange, FU Berlin,

Master midterm report

Aufbau und Charakterisierung einer adaptiven Optik für den Einsatz in Hochleistungslasersystemen 

Friday, 12 February


Raum 1.4.03

Larissa Boie, FU Berlin

Master midterm report

Ultrafast electron dynamics in molecular switches at metal surfaces

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics SoSe 2015

The seminar is hold on Mondays at 10:00-12:00 and/or Fridays at 10:30-12:30, room 1.4.03 (T2), at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin




Monday, 20 April Christian Stiehler, FHI Berlin
PhD report
 The Impact of Molecular Adsorption on the Quantized Electronic Structure of Oxide-Supported Nanoparticles
Monday, 4 May  Workshop Dynamics in new Light, Max Born Institute
Tuesday, 5 May  Workshop Dynamics in new Light, Max Born Institute
Wednesday, 6 May FU Workshop Ultrafast Dynamics in Condensed Matter
Monday, 18 May 14:15, Room 0.4.18 Janos Pauer, FU Berlin
Bachelor thesis
 Magnetization dynamics of Gadolinium
Wednesday, 20 May 10:00-12:00, Room 1.4.31 Martin Pickel Physiker im Beruf: Arbeiten im produzierenden Gewerbe
Friday, 22 May
15:15, HS A
Prof. Dr. Philip Hofmann
IFA and iNANO, Aarhus University, Danmark
Electronic Structure and Electron Dynamics in Novel Two-Dimensional Materials
Friday, 29 May  Dr. Georg Heimel, HU Berlin  Theoretical description of self-assembled monolayers
Monday, 1 June  Flavio Zamponi, Univ. Potsdam  Magnetostriction in Ho and Dy investigated by time-resolved X-Ray diffraction
Tuesday, 2 June
16:15, HS A
Prof. Dr Steve Johnson
ETH Zürich
Driving atomic-scale structure with light 
Friday, 19 June
15:15, HS A
Prof. Dr. Jan Lüning
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Ultrafast Magnetization Dynamics in the light
of fs short X-ray pulses 
Monday, 22 June

 Lea Bogner, FHI Berlin

 Exciton formation and decay dynamics in pi-conjugated molecular films on ZnO and Au
Monday, 29 June  Marina Vlajic, TU Berlin  Preparation of Photoswitchable Monolayers on Silicon(100)
Monday, 6 July Dr. Ralph Püttner, FU Berlin  Electron spectroscopy of atoms and molecules in the hard x-ray regime
Friday, 10 July  Felix Willems, TU Berlin  Ultrafast magnetism
Monday, 13 July Markus Gleich, FU Berlin Ultrafast demagnetization of Gd - studied by XMCD in reflection
Friday, 17 July
15:00, Gr. Hörsaal 0.3.12
Malte Wansleben, FU Berlin
End of Term Celebration
Carrier Dynamics at Organic - Inorganic Interfaces

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics WS 2014/15

The seminar is hold on Mondays and/or Fridays, room 1.4.03 (T2), at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin




Friday, 5 September, 11:00 - 12:30, FBR 1.1.16 Leonid Sandratski, Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik, Halle The exchange splitting of surface and bulk electronic states
in excited magnetic states of Gd: first-principles study
Monday, 15 September, 14:15 - 15:15, SR Malte Wansleben, FU Berlin, thesis midterm report Electron Dynamics at Organic - Inorganic Interfaces: Sexithiophene on Au(111) and Si(111)
Monday, 13 October, 10:15 - 11:15, SR 1.3.21 Alessandro Romualdi, Hemholtz Zentrum Berlin, thesis midterm report Resonant Soft X-Ray Reflectivity from Magnetic Materials
Monday, 20 October, 10:15 - 11:15, SR 1.4.03 Raphael Jay, Hemholtz Zentrum Berlin, thesis midterm report Time-resolved Photoemission spectroscopy via high harmonic XUV-pulses
Friday, 24 October, 14:15 - 15:15, SR 1.4.03 Beatrice Andres, FU Berlin, internal report (language: Berlinerisch)

Surface states of Gd(0001) and Fe(110) upon 1.5-eV pumping

(Oberflächnzustände oof Jadolinium(0001) un' Eesen(110) unda 1,5-Elektron'vold-Anrejung)

Thursday, 27 November, 10:00 - 11:00, SR 1.3.21 Maria Luiza Rocco, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro The interplay of electronic structure, molecular orientation, and charge transport in thiophene-based polymers
Friday, 5 December, 15:00 - 16:00, FBR 1.1.16 Hrvoje Petek, University of Pittsburgh Ultrafast nonlinear optical response of metals as observed by time-resolved multiphoton photoemission
Friday, 9 January, 13:00 - 14:30, SR 1.4.03 Martin Weinelt, Ralph Püttner Sicherheitsbelehrung
 Friday, 23 January 2015, 10:30  Felix Kraffert, FU Berlin, AG Bittl Trasiente elektrisch detektierte magnetische Resonanzspektroskopie (EDMR) an organischen Solarzellen 
Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:00, FHI, Willstätter-Haus Björn Frietsch, FU Berlin Ultrafast magnetization dynamics studied by time- and angle-resolved photoemission
Monday, 2 February 2015, 13:15  Gruppenraum 0.4.18 Lukas Braun, Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin Ultrafast currents at the surface of the topological insulator Bi2Se3

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics SoSe 2014

The seminar is hold on Mondays 14:00-15:30 in semiar room 1.1.53 (E2) and/or Fridays 10:30-12:00 in department room 1.1.16 at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin




26 & 27 February

9:00 - 18:00

Dr. Katherine Tiede

Scientific Communication Seminars and Consulting

Seminar on "paper writing"

Friday, 21 March, 16:15

Felix Lang, HZB

Master thesis, mid-term report

Perowskite solar cells

Monday, 14 April

Marco Minissale, Université de Cergy Pontoise

Physical-chemical processes on cold surface

Friday, 25 April

 Dr. Cheng-Tien Chiang, Univ. Halle und MPI Halle Megahertz high-order harmonic light source for photoemission 

Monday, 28 April

Kamil Bobowski, Master thesis, FU Berlin

Electron dynamics in gold nanowires on the Ge(001) surface

Monday, 5 May

Sophia Ketterl, Master thesis, FU Berlin

Two-photon photoemission on topological insulators

Friday, 23 May, 15.00 ct

Physics Colloquium

Prof. Dr. Thomas Fauster, Univ. Erlangen

Electron Dynamics in Topological Insulators

Friday, 13 June

 Marc Christ, Master thesis, FU Berlin Spin-resolved two-photon photoemission 

Friday, 27 June

Dr. Lutz Hammer Low energy electron diffraction

Friday, 11 July

Christopher Nicholson,

Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG

Ultrafast Photoemission Study of

Cr:W(110) Thin Films 

Friday, 18 July

Group event End-of-term celebration at physics department 

Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics WS 2013/14


The seminar is hold on Fridays at 10:30-12:00 in seminar room 1.1.26 at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin 





6 September

Maximilan Sohmen

IPCMS - Strasbourg / FU Berlin

Bachelor thesis

Second harmonic generation and transient absorption spectroscopy

27 September

Sophia Ketterl

FU Berlin

Master interim

Topological Insulators

11 October

Kamil Bobowski

FU Berlin

Master interim

Gold on Germanium(100)

18 October

Daniel Schick

Univ. Potsdam

Ultrafast Lattice Dynamics in Photoexcited Nanostructures
- Femtosecond X-ray Diffraction with Optimized Evaluation Schemes

25 October

Alexandra Junck

FU Berlin

PhD interim

Photocurrents on Topological Insulator Surfaces

Monday, 4 November


Dr. Markus Scholz

Univ. Würzburg

 Spin Polarization and Life-Time Broadening of Topological Surface States

 Room: T1 (1.3.21)   

8 November

Marc Christ

FU Berlin

Master interim

Spin- and time-resolved photoemission spectroscopy

29 November

Alexandr Alekhin

Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG

 Spin transport probed by MSHG

6 December

Sönke Wienholdt

Universität Konstanz

Dynamics of orbital resolved spin models

13 December

 Christoph Trabant 

Ultrafast Dynamics in Antiferromagnets measured by tr-RSXD 



Group's Christmas

10 January

 Ralph Püttner, Cornelius Gahl, Daniel Przyrembel, Martin Weinelt 

Radiation, Laser, and Lab Safety 

17 January

Xin Song

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

PhD interim

Surface structure of Ti-V mixed oxide layers

17 January


Rafal Klajn

Weizmann Institute, Israel

Azobenzene-functionalized SAMs on nanoparticles

Monday, 20 January, 11:45

Hrvoje Petek

Pittsburgh University, USA

Transient Excitons at Metal Surfaces

24 January

 Michael Schulze

FU Berlin & Univ. Heidelberg

PhD interim

Second harmonic generation as a probe of molecular switches at surfaces


31 January

 Christian Stiehler

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

PhD interim

The Impact of Molecular Adsoprtion on the Quantized Electronic Structure of Planar Au Clusters on MgO Thin Films

Friday, 14 February, 15:00


End-of-term event at physics department


Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics SoSe 2013


The seminar is hold on Fridays at 10:30-12:00 in room 1.1.16 Fachbereichsraum at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin 






Friday, 12 April

Sverre Theuerholz, TU Berlin


Michael Schneider, TU Berlin

Light emission statistics of semiconductor quantum dots and metal nanoparticle hybrid systems

X-ray holography on patterned magnetic films: static and sub-nanosecond dynamic pump-probe imaging

Friday, 19 April



Friday, 26 April

Lea Bogner, FU Berlin, FHI der MPG


Daniel Wegkamp, FHI der MPG

Electronic structure and excited states dynamics in polythiophene and an acceptor-substituted oligothiophene


Trapped electron dynamics and irreversible photo-induced changes in amorphous D2O/Cu(111)

Monday, 6 May

Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dieter Schneider,

EPFL Laussane / FHI der MPG

Transport properties and electronic structure of individual metalic quantum dots on dielectric supports: a local view.

Friday, 17 May

Dr. Jörg Schäfer,

Univ. Würzburg

Electron correlations and spin order in two-dimensional atom lattices on semiconductors

Friday, 24 May



Friday, 31 May


Ultrafast Surface Dynamics 8 - Colorado

Friday, 7 June

Dominic Lawrenz (Master talk)

Two-photon photoemission of topological insulators

Friday, 14 June

Dr. Anika Schlenhoff,

Univ. Hamburg

Nanomagnets interacting with spin-polarized electrons from Stark-shifted image-potential states

Monday, 17 June

Dr. Katerina Medjanik,

Univ. Mainz

Momentum Microscopy based on Time-of-Flight Filter and Imaging Spin Detector 

Monday, 8 July

Paul Weiss (Master talk)

Spin- and Time-Resolved Photoemission from Ni surfaces

Friday, 12 July


End-of-term event


Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics WS 2012 /13


The seminar is hold on Fridays at 14:00-16:00 in room 1.1.16 Fachbereichsraum at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin 







Nils Schuth


Forschungsphase: Self-assembled monolayers of molecular switches at surfaces

studied by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy


Thomas Kunze / Paul Weiß

Group outing to Spreewald


 14:00 ct

Dominic Lawrenz

Forschungsphase: Two-photon photoemission and topological insulators


Martin Weinelt, Cornelius Gahl

Arbeitsschutz und Lasersicherheit



Dr. Dganit Meidan

FU Berlin, AG Brouwer

Introduction to topological insulators

Tuesday 06.11.12


Paul Weiß

Forschungsphase: Spin- and time-resolved photoemission from magnetic surfaces

Thursday 08.11.12


Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Steinrück

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Physikalische Chemie II

Oberflächenforschung an komplexen molekularen Systemen

Berliner Physikalisches Kolloquium im Magnus-Haus, Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin


Dr. Andrea Eschenlohr

Element-resolved Ultrafast Magnetization Dynamics in
Ferromagnetic Alloys and Multilayers

Thursday 22.11.12


Dr. Denis Vyalikh

Institut für Festkörperphysik, TU Dresden


A close look at correlated electrons in heavy-fermion metal through ARPES


15:00 c.t.

Prof. Dr. Markus Münzenberg

Universität Göttingen

Playing around with spins: hot spins and organic spins for a THz spinelectronics

Physikalisches Kolloquium, HS A



Dr. Christian Tusche

Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik Halle

Efficient spin-resolved photoelectron microscopy and bandstructure mapping



Albert O. Juma

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Investigation of ultrathin charge selective contacts for nanostructured solar cells


Reinhard Maurer, TU München,

Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Chemie

The isomerization of azobenzene derivatives

on coinage metal surfaces from ab initio calculations



Melanie Müller

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Concept for femtosecond point-projection imaging of nanostructures with low-energy electron pulses



Michele Puppin

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Novel high power parametric amplifier for femtosecond photoelectron spectroscopy




Jan Wolter

Time-resolved photoemission from surfaces with higher harmonic radiation


Jens Kopprasch

Ultraschnelle Elektronendynamik an Germaniumoberflächen





SoSe 2012
Lehrveranstaltungs-Nummer: 207210-S12


Ultrafast spectroscopy and surface dynamics SoSe2012


The seminar is hold on Fridays at 10:00-12:00 a.m. in room 1.4.31 Seminarraum E3 at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin 






Tobias Kampfrath / Fritz Haber Institut der MPG

Spectroscopy and control of spin dynamics using terahertz pulses


Christian Schüßler-Langeheine / Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin

Magnetite: News from an old material



Visit of Coherent Dieburg and ECOSS Edinburgh


Alexey Melnikov / Fritz Haber Institut der MPG

Ultrafast spin dynamics induced by superdiffusive transport of
laser-excited spin-polarized hot carriers in metallic mutilayers.


Eli Rotenberg, Hugo Dil, Hans Lüth, Nacho Pascual. Alex Bradshaw

Karsten Horn Festkolloquium / Harnack Haus, FHI


John Bowlan / Fritz Haber Institut der MPG

Structure and Magnetism of Small Lanthanide Clusters


Jan Wolter / FU AG Weinelt

Higher-Harmonic Generation (Master module)


Alex Krüger / FU AG Kuch

Adsoption and switching ability of DMC Molecules on metallic surfaces



Wilfried Wurth / Univ. Hamburg, Centre of Free Electron Laser 

Physikalisches Kolloquium der FU Berlin

Free Elecron Laser in Hamburg


Thomas Odebrecht / FU

Spin-auflösende Zwei-Photonen Photoemission an  Ni(111) / W(110) (Diplomarbeit)


Martin Weinelt / FU Berlin

Magnetism goes Femto



Link to FU Physics Colloquium

Link to Sfb 658 Colloquium




WS 2011/2012
Lehrveranstaltungs-Nummer: 207120-W11





Surface Dynamics


The seminar is hold on Fridays at 10:00-12:00 a.m. in room 1.1.16 at the Department of Physics, FU Berlin  (on request talks will be in english)






Workshop: "Transport through molecules"



100 years Fritz-Haber-Institut


Petra Tegeder



Adrian Glaubitz

+ (Jens Dreger)


"Laser-induced Spin Dynamics in Metallic Multilayers"

(Kurze Einführung in die IT am Fachbereich)


Michael Meyer
(FU Berlin)

Testlauf „Disputation“:
Ultrafast electron dynamics at alkali/ice structures adsorbed on a metal surface


Ilie Radu
(Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

Ultrafast Magnetism: from X-ray to THz excitation


Philip Rackow
(FU Berlin)

Master "Modulvortrag"


Daniel Brete

UV/VIS/NIR Transmission Spectroscopy: Description of the Spectrometer, Examples of Routine Applications and Spectroscopy of Monolayers where ultimate Sensitivity is required


Claudia Mangold
(Fritz-Haber-Institut, Department Theory)

Understanding catalytic processes and their selectivity from first principles: On the example of the oxidation of ammonia


Katharina Franke
(FU Berlin)

Magnetic excitations in single molecules at surfaces


Stephanie Paarmann
(FU Berlin)

Electronic structure of an azobenzene SAM on a gold surface


Tobias Kampfrath

How to enhance magnetic light-matter interaction at highest frequencies


Patrick Rinke

Theoretical Spectroscopy – Success and Challenges for d- and f-Electron Systems


Jens Güdde
(Universität Marburg)

Generation of high-order harmonics at high repetition rates
and time-resolved 2PPE on periodically rippled graphene/Ru(0001)