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Publication Highlights

2021

Temporal characterization of long quantum-path high harmonics

A Carpeggiani, B Bodi, ES Skantzakis, JWG Tisch, JP Marangos, D Charalambidis, P Tzallas, A Zair

arXiv preprint arXiv:2106.11259

High Harmonic Generation in Two-Dimensional Mott Insulators

Christopher Orthodoxou, Amelle Zaïr, George H Booth

Nature Partner Journal: Quantum Materials volume 6, Article number: 76 (2021)

2020

Generation of high-order harmonics with tunable photon energy and spectral width using double pulses 

Lénárd Gulyás Oldal, Tamás Csizmadia, Peng Ye, Nandiga Gopalakrishna Harshitha, Amelle Zaïr, Subhendu Kahaly, Katalin Varjú, Miklós Füle, Balázs Major

 Physical Review A. 102, 1, 013504. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.102.013504

Attosecond pulse generation at ELI-ALPS 100 kHz repetition rate beamline 

Peng Ye, Tamás Csizmadia, Lénárd Gulyás Oldal, Harshitha Nandiga Gopalakrishna, Miklós Füle, Zoltán Filus, Balázs Nagyillés, Zsolt Divéki, Tímea Grósz, Mathieu Dumergue, Péter Jójárt, Imre Seres, Zsolt Bengery, Viktor Zuba, Zoltán Várallyay, Balázs Major, Fabio Frassetto, Michele Devetta, Giacinto Davide Lucarelli, Matteo Lucchini, Bruno Moio, Salvatore Stagira, Caterina Vozzi, Luca Poletto, Mauro Nisoli, Dimitris Charalambidis, Subhendu Kahaly, Amelle Zaïr, Katalin Varjú.

Journal of Physics B-Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics. 53, 15, 154004. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6455/ab92bf

2019

Double-pulse characterization by self-referenced spectral interferometry 

Gulyás Oldal, L., Csizmadia, T., Ye, P., Harshitha, N. G., Fule, M. & Zair, A.

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS. 115, 5, 051106. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5089959

Symphony on strong field approximation

Amini, K., Biegert, J., Calegari, F., Chacón, A., Ciappina, M. F., Dauphin, A., Efimov, D. K., Figueira De Morisson Faria, C., Giergiel, K., Gniewek, P., Landsman, A., Lesiuk, M., Mandrysz, M., Maxwell, A. S., Moszynski, R., Ortmann, L., Perez-hernandez, J. A., Picon, A., Pisanty, E., Prauzner-bechcicki, J. S. & 5 others, Sacha, K., Suárez, N., Zair, A., Zakrzewski, J. & Lewenstein, M.

REPORTS ON PROGRESS IN PHYSICS. 82, 11, 1 p., 116001. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6633/ab2bb1

2018

Chirp-control of resonant high-order harmonic generation in indium ablation plumes driven by intense few-cycle laser pulses

Z Abdelrahman, MA Khokhlova, DJ Walke, T Witting, A Zair, VV Strelkov, JP Marangos, JWG Tisch

Optics express 26, 12, 15745-15758

Ultrastable collinear delay control setup for attosecond IR-XUV pump–probe experiment

A Zaïr, E Mével, E Cormier, Eric Constant

JOSA B 35,5 A110-A115

2017

Attosecond physics at the nanoscale

Zair, A., Ciappina, M. F., Perez-Hernandez, J. A., Landsman, A. S., Okell, W. A., Zherebtsov, S., Forg, B., Schotz, J., Seiffert, L., Fennel, T., Shaaran, T., Zimmerman, T., Chacon, A., Guichard, R., Tisch, J. W. G., Marangos, J. P., Witting, T., Braun, A., Maier, S. A., Roso, L. & 5 others, Kruger, M., Hommelhoff, P., Kling, M. F., Krausz, F. & Lewenstein, M., May 2017,

In: REPORTS ON PROGRESS IN PHYSICS. 80, 5, 054401.

Compensation of high order harmonic long quantum-path attosecond chirp

Guichard, R., Caillat, J., Lévêque, C., Risoud, F., Maquet, A., Taïeb, R. & Zaïr, A., 1 Dec 2017,

In: Journal Of Optics. 19, 12, 124011. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1088/2040-8986/aa9250

Attosecond physics at the nanoscale

Zair, A., Ciappina, M. F., Perez-Hernandez, J. A., Landsman, A. S., Okell, W. A., Zherebtsov, S., Forg, B., Schotz, J., Seiffert, L., Fennel, T., Shaaran, T., Zimmerman, T., Chacon, A., Guichard, R., Tisch, J. W. G., Marangos, J. P., Witting, T., Braun, A., Maier, S. A., Roso, L. & 5 others, , May 2017,

In: REPORTS ON PROGRESS IN PHYSICS. 80, 5, 054401.

2015

High-order harmonic generation driven by plasmonic fields: a new route towards the generation of UV and XUV photons?

Marcello F Ciappina, JA Pérez-Hernández, L Roso, A Zaïr, Maciej Lewenstein

Journal of Physics 601, 1, 012001

Optimization of Quantum Trajectories Driven by Strong-Field Waveforms

S Haessler, T Balčiūnas, G Fan, T Witting, R Squibb, L Chipperfield, A Zaïr, G Andriukaitis, A Pugžlys, JWG Tisch, JP Marangos, A Baltuška

Ultrafast Phenomena XIX 72-77

 

2014 

High-order harmonic generation at high laser intensities beyond the tunnel regime

JA Pérez-Hernández, MF Ciappina, M Lewenstein, A Zaïr, L Roso

European Physical Journal D. 68, 7, 195.

Optimization of Quantum Trajectories Driven by Strong-Field Waveforms

Haessler, S., Balčiunas, T., Fan, G., Andriukaitis, G., Pugžlys, A., Baltuška, A., Witting, T., Squibb, R., Zair, A., Tisch, J. W. G., Marangos, J. P. & Chipperfield, L. E., J.

Physical Review X. 4, 2, p. 021028-1-021028-9 021028.

 

Near infrared few-cycle pulses for high harmonic generation

Steffen Driever, Konstantin B Holzner, Jean-Christophe Delagnes, Nikita Fedorov, Martin Arnold, Damien Bigourd, Frédéric Burgy, Dominique Descamps, Eric Cormier, Roland Guichard, Eric Constant, Amelle Zaïr

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 47, 20, 204013

Electron trajectory control of odd and even order harmonics in high harmonic generation using an orthogonally polarised second harmonic field

C Hutchison, S Houver, N Lin, DJ Hoffmann, F McGrath, T Siegel, ...

Journal of Modern Optics 61 (7), 608-614

Study of few-cycle pulse generation via filamentation in the 1.6 um to 2 um region to drive High Harmonic Generation experiments

S Driever, JC Delagnes, N Fedorov, M Arnold, K Holzner, F Burgy, ...

Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XVIII 8984, 89841E2014

 

Extending HHG spectroscopy to new molecular species

F McGrath, P Hawkins, E Simpson, T Siegel, Z Diveki, D Austin, A Zair, ...

Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XVIII 8984, 89841B12014

Study of filamentation compression in the near infrared in the 1.6 μm to 2 μm region for HHG experiments

S Driever, JC Delagnes, N Fedorov, M Arnold, K Holzner, F Burgy, ...

Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XVIII 8984, 89841E2014

 

Control of temporal mapping and harmonic intensity modulation using two-color orthogonally polarized fields

DJ Hoffmann, C Hutchison, A Zaïr, JP Marangos

Physical Review A 89 (2), 023423 182014

 

2013

High energy photoelectron emission from gases using plasmonic enhanced near-fields

MF Ciappina, T Shaaran, R Guichard, JA Pérez-Hernández, L Roso, ...

Laser Physics Letters 10 (10), 105302 252013

 

Attosecond Steering of Electrons with Optimised Strong Field Waveforms

S Haessler, G Andriukaitis, R Squibb, A Pugžlys, T Balčiūnas, JWG Tisch, ...

Phys. Rev. X 4 (arXiv: 1308.5510), 021028 2013

 

Towards isolated attosecond pulses at megahertz repetition rates

M Krebs, S Hädrich, S Demmler, J Rothhardt, A Zaïr, L Chipperfield, ...

Nature photonics 7 (7), 555-559 131 2013

Tunable 1.6–2 μm near infrared few-cycle pulse generation by filamentation

S Driever, D Bigourd, N Fedorov, M Cornet, M Arnold, F Burgy, S Montant, ...

Applied Physics Letters 102 (19), 191119 19 2013

 

High-order-harmonic generation by enhanced plasmonic near-fields in metal nanoparticles

T Shaaran, MF Ciappina, R Guichard, JA Pérez-Hernández, L Roso, ...

Physical Review A 87 (4), 041402 822013

Molecular internal dynamics studied by quantum path interferences in high order harmonic generation

A Zaïr, T Siegel, S Sukiasyan, F Risoud, L Brugnera, C Hutchison, ...

Chemical Physics 414, 184-191 292013

Beyond Carbon -Edge Harmonic Emission Using a Spatial and Temporal Synthesized Laser Field

JA Pérez-Hernández, MF Ciappina, M Lewenstein, L Roso, A Zaïr

Physical review letters 110 (5), 053001 1122013

Toward a “Perfect-Wave” HHG Driving With a Multicolor OPA

T Balčiūnas, S Haessler, GY Fan, G Andriukaitis, A Pugžlys, A Baltuška, ...

EPJ Web of Conferences 41, 01017 12013

Comparison of high-order harmonic generation in uracil and thymine ablation plumes

C Hutchison, RA Ganeev, M Castillejo, I Lopez-Quintas, A Zaïr, SJ Weber, ...

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (29), 12308-12313 252013

 

Attosecond physics

L Plaja, R Torres, A Zaïr

Springer Series in Optical Sciences 177 462013

High-order harmonic generation in fullerenes using few-and multi-cycle pulses of different wavelengths

RA Ganeev, C Hutchison, T Witting, F Frank, S Weber, WA Okell, ...JOSA B 30 (1), 7-12 412013

2012

Isolated sub-fs XUV pulse generation in Mn plasma ablation

RA Ganeev, T Witting, C Hutchison, F Frank, M Tudorovskaya, M Lein, ...

Optics express 20 (23), 25239-25248 412012

 

High-order harmonic generation in graphite plasma plumes using ultrashort laser pulses: a systematic analysis of harmonic radiation and plasma conditions

RA Ganeev, C Hutchison, T Witting, F Frank, WA Okell, A Zaïr, S Weber, ...

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 45 (16), 165402 592012

Experimental and theoretical studies of two-color-pump resonance-induced enhancement of odd and even harmonics from a tin plasma

RA Ganeev, VV Strelkov, C Hutchison, A Zaïr, D Kilbane, MA Khokhlova, ...

Physical Review A 85 (2), 023832 742012

 

Enhancement of high harmonics from plasmas using two-color pump and chirp variation of 1 kHz Ti: sapphire laser pulses

RA Ganeev, C Hutchison, A Zaïr, T Witting, F Frank, WA Okell, JWG Tisch, ...

Optics express 20 (1), 90-100 442012

 

Development of High Power Infrared Optical Parametric Amplification Laser System Seeded by Self-difference Frequency Generation Pulses

T Kanai, S Weber, A Zaïr, C Hutchison, T Siegel, M Oppermann, ...

Multiphoton Processes and Attosecond Physics, 45-47 2012

2011

Trajectory selection in high harmonic generation by controlling the phase between orthogonal two-color fields

L Brugnera, DJ Hoffmann, T Siegel, F Frank, A Zair, JWG Tisch, ...

Physical review letters 107 (15), 153902 1022011

Valley in the efficiency of the high-order harmonic yield at ultra-high laser intensities

JA Pérez-Hernández, L Roso, A Zaïr, L Plaja

Optics express 19 (20), 19430-19439 112011

Quantum path signatures in harmonic spectra from metal plasma

RA Ganeev, C Hutchison, T Siegel, A Zaïr, JP Marangos

Physical Review A 83 (6), 063837 182011

High-order harmonic generation from metal plasmas using 1 kHz laser pulses

RA Ganeev, C Hutchison, T Siegel, ME López-Arias, A Zaïr, JP Marangos

Journal of Modern Optics 58 (10), 819-824 172011

2010

Self-compression controlled by the chirp of the input pulse

O Varela, B Alonso, IJ Sola, J San Román, A Zaïr, C Méndez, L Roso

Optics letters 35 (21), 3649-3651 322010

 

Energy scaling-up of stable single filament

B Alonso, O Varela, IJ Sola, J San Román, A Zaïr, C Méndez, L Roso

Applied Physics B 101 (1), 15-22 52010

Femtosecond multi-filamentation control by mixture of gases: towards synthesised nonlinearity

B Alonso, A Zaïr, J San Román, O Varela, L Roso

Optics express 18 (15), 15467-15474 92010

Pulse-length dependence of the anisotropy of laser-driven cluster explosions: Transition to the impulsive regime for pulses approaching the few-cycle limit

E Skopalová, YC El-Taha, A Zaïr, M Hohenberger, E Springate, ...

Physical review letters 104 (20), 203401 532010

 

Spatiotemporal amplitude-and-phase reconstruction by Fourier-transform of interference spectra of high-complex-beams

B Alonso, ÍJ Sola, Ó Varela, J Hernández-Toro, C Méndez, J San Román, ...

JOSA B 27 (5), 933-940 702010

High harmonic emission from a superposition of multiple unrelated frequency fields

T Siegel, R Torres, DJ Hoffmann, L Brugnera, I Procino, A Zaïr, ...

Optics express 18 (7), 6853-6862 462010

Spatial fingerprint of quantum path interferences in high order harmonic generation

F Schapper, M Holler, T Auguste, A Zaïr, M Weger, P Salières, L Gallmann, ...

Optics express 18 (3), 2987-2994 382010

High harmonic emission from a superposition of multiple unrelated frequency field

T Siegel, R Torres, DJ Hoffmann, L Brugnera, I Procino, A Zaır

Opt. Express 18, 6853-6862 22010

Spatio-temporal characterization of laser pulses by spatially resolved spectral interferometry

B Alonso, IJ Sola, O Varela, C Méndez, I Arias, J San Román, A Zaïr, ...

Opt. Pura Apl. 43, 1-7 42010

2009

Shaping of attosecond pulses by phase-stabilized polarization gating

G Sansone, E Benedetti, JP Caumes, S Stagira, C Vozzi, M Nisoli, ...

Physical Review A 80 (6), 063837 472009

Theoretical and experimental analysis of quantum path interferences in high-order harmonic generation

T Auguste, P Salières, AS Wyatt, A Monmayrant, IA Walmsley, E Cormier, ...

Physical Review A 80 (3), 033817 562009

Direct observation of quantum-path interferences in high order harmonic generation

E Cormier, A Zaïr, M Holler, F Schapper, U Keller, A Wyatt, A Monmayrant, ...

The European Physical Journal Special Topics 175 (1), 191-194 12009

Extension of the cut-off in high-harmonic generation using two delayed pulses of the same colour

JA Pérez-Hernández, DJ Hoffmann, A Zaïr, LE Chipperfield, L Plaja, ...

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 42 (13), 134004 272009

 

Ionization effects on spectral signatures of quantum-path interference in high-harmonic generation

M Holler, A Zaïr, F Schapper, T Auguste, E Cormier, A Wyatt, ...

Optics express 17 (7), 5716-5722 232009

Above-millijoule super-continuum generation using polarisation dependent filamentation in atoms and molecules

O Varela, A Zaïr, J San Roman, B Alonso, IJ Sola, C Prieto, L Roso

Optics Express 17 (5), 3630-3639 332009

Study of quantum-path interferences in the high harmonic generation process

A Zaïr, M Holler, F Schapper, L Gallmann, A Wyatt, A Monmayrant, ...

Ultrafast Phenomena XVI, 27-29 2009

2008

Quantum path interferences in high-order harmonic generation

A Zair, M Holler, A Guandalini, F Schapper, J Biegert, L Gallmann, ...

Physical review letters 100 (14), 143902 2062008

2007

Spatio-temporal characterization of few-cycle pulses obtained by filamentation

A Zaïr, A Guandalini, F Schapper, M Holler, J Biegert, L Gallmann, ...

Optics express 15 (9), 5394-5405 1492007

2006

Temporal and spectral studies of high-order harmonics generated by polarization-modulated infrared fields

IJ Sola, A Zaïr, R López-Martens, P Johnsson, K Varju, E Cormier, ...

Physical Review A 74 (1), 013810 212006

 

Production et caractérisation d'impulsions attosecondes VUV par génération d'harmoniques d'ordre élevé.

A Zaïr

Université Sciences et Technologies-Bordeaux I 32006

2005

Attosecond pulses generation with an ellipticity-modulated laser pulse

V Strelkov, A Zaïr, O Tcherbakoff, R Lopez-Martens, E Cormier, E Mével, ...

Laser physics 15 (6), 871-879 32005

Experimental studies of attosecond pulse trains

K Varju, P Johnsson, R Lopez-Martens, T Remetter, E Gustafsson, ...

Laser physics 15 (6), 888-898 402005

Single attosecond pulse production with an ellipticity-modulated driving IR pulse

V Strelkov, A Zaïr, O Tcherbakoff, R López-Martens, E Cormier, E Mével, ...

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 38 (10), L161 402005

2004

Time-resolved ellipticity gating of high-order harmonic emission

R López-Martens, J Mauritsson, P Johnsson, A L’Huillier, O Tcherbakoff, ...

Physical Review A 69 (5), 053811 392004

Time-resolved measurements of high order harmonics confined by polarization gating

A Zair, O Tcherbakoff, E Mével, E Constant, R López-Martens, J Mauritsson, ...

Applied Physics B 78 (7), 869-872 162004

 

Generation of attosecond pulses with ellipticity-modulated fundamental

V Strelkov, A Zair, O Tcherbakoff, R López-Martens, E Cormier, E Mével, ...

Applied Physics B 78 (7), 879-884 392004

Toward sub-femtosecond pump-probe experiments: A dispersionless autocorrelator with attosecond resolution

E Constant, E Mével, A Zaïr, V Bagnoud, F Salin

Le Journal de Physique IV 11 (PR2), Pr2-537-Pr2-540 192001