Femtolab

Few-Cycle Mid-Infrared Pulses

Currently strong-field physics is shifting towards the use of mid-IR sources.

Chiral Molecules

Chiral molecules exist in two non-identical mirror image forms.

Manipulating helium nanodroplets

Molecules are aligned in the laboratory frame (fixed in space) using laser pulses.

Pump-Probe Spectroscopy

Photolysis of amino acids by femtosecond UV and IR pulses.

Optical Trap

Measuring of forces between hydrophobic surfaces.

Supercontinuum

Use of supercontinuum sources for spectroscopy.

Funding

ERC Advanced Grant: DropletControl

We are a partner in the European Innovative Training Network, MEDEA (Molecular Electron Dynamics Investigated by Intense Fields and Attosecond Pulses)

We are a partner in the European Innovative Training Network, ASPIRE (Angular Studies of Photoelectron in Innovative Research Environments)

Femtolab Group

Henrik Stapelfeldt

Professor
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Jan Thøgersen

Member of Administrative Staff

News and Events

Press release: Laser-induced alignment of molecules in helium nanodroplets

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Schematic illustration of the alignment, induced by a 160 picosecond laser pulse (red), of an iodine molecule (purple) inside a helium droplet (blue).

June 27, 2017: Master Thesis Defence Raghu Tomar

Tomographic reconstruction of molecular frame 3-dimensional photoelectron momentum distributions from strong-field ionization of aligned molecules

10.15-12.15 Aud VI (1510-213), Department of Chemistry, Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C

Examiner: Professor Theis Sølling, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

June 23, 2017: Master Thesis Defence Mette Heidemann Rasmussen

Laser-induced alignment of large molecules inside helium nanodroplets: A study of 4,4'-Diiodobiphenyl

13.15-15.15 Aud VI (1510-213), Department of Chemistry, Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C

February 1, 2017: New PhD student

Jacqueline Arlt
1510-415

Part of the ASPIRE network

February 1, 2017: New Master Student

Signe Rolighed Thorsen
201205909@post.au.dk