Past seminars

20.01.2022: Jim Freericks, Department of Physics, Georgetown University, USA

  • Theoretical insights into ultrafast thermometer and the approach to equilibrium in pump/probe experiments

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18.11.2021: Andrew Martin, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

  • Structure and damage of disordered materials: opportunities for XFEL science

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11.11.2021: Niri Govind, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA

  • X-ray spectroscopy studies of molecules and materials with TDDFT-based approaches: recent applications and developments

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07.10.2021: Gianluca Gregori, Oxford University, UK

  • Strong suppression of heat conduction in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas

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30.09.2021: Valentin V. Karasiev, University of Rochester, New York, USA

  • Development of free-energy density functional methods for warm dense matter applications

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08.07.2021: Frank Lechermann, European XFEL, Germany

  • The curious case of superconducting infinite-layer nickelates

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24.06.2021: Victor Tkachenko, Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN, Poland

  • Modeling of ultrafast X-ray induced demagnetization in magnetic multilayer systems

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17.06.2021: Michael Odelius, Stockholm University, Sweden

  • Photodissociation of iron pentacarbonyl (FeCO5) - from initial bursts of CO release to branching pathways in solution

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10.06.2021: Oriol Vendrell, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  • Vibrational spectroscopy and dynamics of the hydrated proton by full-dimensional quantum mechanics

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29.04.2021: Antonio Picón, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

  • Tracking the real-time changes of chemical bonds and electron dynamics

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15.04.2021: Nikolay M. Kabachnik, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

20.02.2020: Vladimir Lipp, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science CFEL, DESY, Hamburg, Germany

  • Modelling the evolution of X-ray-irradiated materials on femtosecond to nanosecond timescales

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10.07.2019: Alessandro Toschi, Technische Universität Wien, Austria

  • Osmates on the verge of a Hund’s-Mott metal-insulator transition: The different fates of NaOsO3 and LiOsO3

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20.03.2019: Michele Fabrizio, International School for Advanced Studies SISSA, Trieste, Italy

  • Correlated systems in non equilibrium conditions: few case studies

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27.02.2019: Hannes Hübener, MPSD, Hamburg, Germany

  • Floquet Analysis of Excitations in Solids

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06.02.2019: Anna Krylov, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

  • New developments in many-body electronic structure inspired by advances in experimental light science

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13.12.2018: Adam Kirrander, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburg, United Kingdom

  • Ultrafast X-ray scattering: chemical dynamics and beyond

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28.11.2018: Vladimir Kaganer,Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik, Berlin, Germany

  • X-ray diffraction from strongly bent crystals and spectroscopy of XFEL pulses

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15.11.2018: Fernando Martín, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

  • Imaging and controlling electron dynamics in molecules and solids

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13.09.2018: Alexander Poteryaev, Institute of Metal Physics, RAS Ekaterinburg, Russia

  • Realistic description of strong correlations in solids and alloys

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06.09.2018: Mikhail Ivanov, MBI Berlin, Germany

  • High Harmonic Spectroscopy of Phase Transitions in Solids

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17.05.2018: Atsushi Hariki, TU Wien, Austria

  • LDA+DMFT approach to core-level X-ray spectroscopy: application to 3d transition-metal compounds

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03.05.2018: Michael Ruggenthaler, MPSD, Hamburg, Germany

  • How photons change the properties of matter

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26.04.2018: Ondřej Šipr, Institute of Physics ASCR, Prague, Czech Republik

  • Using X-ray absorption spectroscopy for studying magnetism: some risks and opportunities

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19.04.2018: Brian M. Andersen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Orbital selective quasi-particle interference and Cooper pairing in FeSe

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06.03.2018: Vladimir V. Egorov, RAS, Photochemistry Centre, Moscow, Russia

  • Where and why quantum mechanics ceases to work in molecular and chemical physics

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08.02.2018: Rui Emanuel Ferreira da Silva, Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and short Pulse Spectroscopy, Berlin, Germany

  • High harmonic spectroscopy of ultrafast many-body dynamics in strongly correlated systems

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15.12.2017: Hongbin Zhang, TU Darmstadt, Germany

  • DFT+DMFT investigation of spin-orbit coupling assisted insulating iridates

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02.11.2017: Yaroslav Kvashnin, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • First-principles modelling of electronic and magnetic excitations in correlated materials

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17.09.2017: Keith Gilmore, ESRF, Grenoble, France

  • A many-body approach to X-ray spectroscopy including vibronic interactions

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31.08.2017: Andrew Martin, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Real-space local structure of disordered matter from fluctuation diffraction

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15.06.2017: Zoltan Jurek, CFEL-DESY, Hamburg, Germany

  • Predicting the unavoidable: simulations of high intensity X-ray induced dynamics of matter

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08.06.2017: Sang-Kil Son, CFEL-DESY, Hamburg, Germany

  • What happens to atoms and molecules during x-ray free-electron laser pulses?

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18.05.2017: Leonid V. Zhigilei, University of Virginia, USA

  • Large-scale atomistic simulations of nanoparticle generation and material modification by short laser pulses in vacuum and liquid environment

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11.05.2017: Alexander Shick, Institute of Physics ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Electronic and magnetic character of rare-earth adatoms on graphene and platinum surface

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13.04.2017: Samed Halilov, University of Massachussetts, USA

  • General trends in thermodynamics of crystalline perovskites

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16.03.2017: Jens Kortus, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

  • Charge transfer systems for molecular electronics

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02.03.2017: Arata Tanaka, Hiroshima University, Japan

  • Metal-insulator transition and pseudo-gap formation in the two-dimensional Hubbard model at half-filling

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19.12.2016: Evgeny Gorelov, European XFEL, Hamburg, Germany

  • Spectroscopy of strongly correlated materials: Many-body approaches

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01.09.2016: Ilya Eremin, Institut für Theoretische Physik III, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

  • Superconductivity in multiband superconductors with small Fermi energies

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07.07.2016: Samed Halilov, University of Massachussetts, Lowell, MA, USA

  • Valence State Photoemission Spectra of Solids and Possibilities for X-ray Spin Microscopy

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15.06.2016: Alexander Shick, Department of Condensed Matter Theory, Institute of Physics ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Role of atomic multiplets in intermediate valence SmB6 and PuB6

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21.04.2016: Sangeeta Sharma, Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik, Halle, Germany

  • Laser induced ultrafast demagnetization in solids: a time-dependent density functional theory perspective

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31.03.2016: Thomas Ostler, L'Université de Liège, Liège, Belgium

18.02.2016: Roy Chantrell, The University of York, York, United Kingdom

  • Ultrafast magnetization dynamics: how fast can we go?

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04.02.2016: Michael Sentef, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD), Hamburg, Germany

  • Theory of light-induced Floquet topological states

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21.01.2016: Elena Y. Vedmedenko, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  • Spin-Spin Correlations and Stability of isolated Skyrmions

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17.12.2015: Jan Kuneš, Institute of Physics, AS CR, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Excitonic condensation of strongly correlated electrons

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05.11.2015: Daria Popova-Gorelova

  • Imaging instantaneous interatomic electron flow with ultrafast resonant x-ray scattering

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03.11.2015: Hubert Ebert

  • Recent extensions to the one-step model of photoemission: treatment of disordered systems and description of time-dependent experiments

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19.10.2015: Oleg Gorobtsov

  • Theoretical study of electronic damage in single particle imaging experiments at XFELs for pulse durations 0.1 - 10 fs

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17.09.2015: Jan Minar

  • Theoretical description of ARPES on the basis of the one-step model – Spin polarisation of surface states

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09.07.2015: Angel Rubio

  • Ab-initio simulations of light-matter interactions

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25.06.2015: Jindrich Kolorenc

  • Core-Level Spectra in the Dynamical Mean-Field Theory

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28.05.2015: Mikhail I. Katsnelson

  • Exchange interactions and itinerant-electron magnetism

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23.04.2015: Eugene Krasovskii

  • Final states effects in stationary and non-stationary photoemission

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09.04.2015: Peter Nalbach

  • Strong field induced non-equilibrium dynamics under the influence of environmental fluctuations

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02.04.2015: Igor Krivenko

  • Calculation of the X-ray absorption spectrum of LaCoO3: exact diagonalization of cluster models

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19.02.2015: Vladimir Antropov

  • Critical materials, new trends in magnetism and elements of magnetics

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05.02.2015: Andrei Zvyagin

  • Magnetic systems with frustration: Spin ices, monopoles, etc.

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22.01.2015: Ivan Vartaniants

  • Single particle imaging of biological samples at X-ray Free-Electron Lasers: opportunities and challenges

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04.12.2014: Nikolay M. Kabachnik

  • Circular dichroism in multiphoton processes

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20.11.2014: Ruslan Kurta

  • X-ray scattering from non-crystalline materials: fluctuations and correlations

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06.11.2014: Alexander Joura

  • Hubbard model in strong electric fields: nonequilibrium approach

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23.10.2014: Evgeny Gorelov

  • Spectroscopy of strongly correlated materials: theoretical aspects

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