MBI Staff Member – Personal info

Research

  • OPCPA development
    • Amplification of few-cycle pulses at high repetition rates
  • Nonlinear pulse compression
    • Generation of few- and near-single-cycle laser pulses
    • Hollow fibre pulse compression
    • Multiple plate continuum generation
  • Ultrafast metrology
    • Characterisation of few- / single-cycle pulses
    • Spatio-temporal pulse characterisation
    • Characterisation of attosecond VUV and XUV pulses
  • Attosecond science
    • Attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy
    • Attosecond fourier transform spectroscopy
    • Attosecond pump-probe experiments with a reaction microscope

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Curriculum vitae

2016 - present Senior Scientist Max-Born-Institut, Berlin, Germany
2010 – 2016 Consultant Physicist, Imperial Consultants Ltd, London, UK
2009 – 2011 Research Associate, Blackett Laboratory, Physics Department, Imperial College London, UK
2005 – 2005 Research Assistant, Institute of Physics and Center for Nanotechnology, University of Münster, Germany

Education:

2005 – 2009 DPhil Atomic & Laser Physics, University of Oxford, UK, Prof. Ian A. Walmsley
2003 – 2005 Diplom-Physiker, Physikalisches Institut, Universität Muenster, Germany

Recent highlight(s)

  • 100 kHz OPCPA system link
  • Attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy in CH3I link
  • XUV lens with a gas jet link

MBI Publications

  1. Photoinscription of optical microstructures in fused silica with few-cycle pulses

    F. J. Furch, W. D. Engel, T. Witting, A. Perez-Leija, D. Biasetti, G. Torchia, M. J. J. Vrakking, A. Mermillod-Blondin

    SPIE Proceedings Series 11268 (2020) 11268ON/1-6
  2. 27 W 2.1 µm OPCPA system for coherent soft X-ray generation operating at 10 kHz

    T. Feng, A. Heilmann, M. Bock, L. Ehrentraut, T. Witting, H. H. Yu, H. Stiel, S. Eisebitt, M. Schnürer

    Optics Express 28 (2020) 8724/1-10
  3. Origin of strong-field-induced low-order harmonic generation in amorphous quartz

    P. Jürgens, B. Liewehr, B. Kruse, C. Peltz, D. Engel, A. Husakou, T. Witting, M. Y. Ivanov, M. J. J. Vrakking, T. Fennel, A. Mermillod-Blondin

    Nature Physics online (2020) 1-11
  4. Direct measurement of intense sub-4-fs pulses in a gas target by 3rd-harmonic dispersion-scan

    H. Crespo, M. Canhota, T. Witting, J. Tisch

    Ultrafast Phenomena XXI 205 EJP Web of Conferences (2019) 01026/1-3
  5. Study of plasma formation in solid dielectrics with the help of low-order harmonic emission

    A. Mermillod-Blondin, P. Jürgens, B. Liewehr, B. Kruse, C. Peltz, T. Witting, A. Husakou, M. Y. Ivanov, T. Fennel, M. J. J. Vrakking

    SPIE Proceedings 109050O/1-6 (2019)
  6. High-repetition rate optical parametric chirped pulse amplification system for attosecond science experiments

    F. J. Furch, T. Witting, M. Osolodkov, F. Schell, C. P. Schulz, M. J. J. Vrakking

    SPIE Proceedings 11034 (2019) 110340I/1-7
  7. Single-step fabrication of surface waveguides in fused silica with few-cycle laser pulses

    F. J. Furch, W. D. Engel, T. Witting, M. J. J. Vrakking, A. Perez-Leija, A. Mermillod-Blondin

    Optics Letters 44 (2019) 4267-4270
  8. State-resolved probing of attosecond timescale molecular dipoles

    L. Drescher, G. Reitsma, T. Witting, S. Patchkovskii, J. Mikosch, M.J.J. Vrakking

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 10 (2019) 265–269
  9. Continuous every-single-shot carrier-envelope phase measurement and control at 100 kHz

    D. Hoff, F. J. Furch, T. Witting, K. Rühle, D. Adolph, A. M. Sayler, M. J. J. Vrakking, G. G. Paulus, C. P. Schulz

    Optics Letters 43 (2018) 3850-3853
  10. Chirp-control of resonant high-order harmonic generation in indium ablation plumes driven by intense few-cycle laser pulses

    Z. Abdelrahman, M. A. Khokhlova, D. J. Walke, T. Witting, A. Zair, V. V. Strelkov, J. P. Marangos, J. W. G. Tisch

    Optics Express 26 (2018) 15745-15758

Other Publications

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