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Meet The Team

Amelle Zair

Amelle Zair

Head of Attosecond Quantum Physics Laboratory - Physics Department at King’s College London

Jan Vabek

Jan Vabek

Jan is an academic visitor from ELI-ERIC Prague: Jan conducts theoretical investigation of propagation in high harmonic generation.

Xiaozhou Zou

Xiaozhou Zou

Xiaozhou is a PhD Student investigating attosecond coherent control of molecular dynamics

Shudi Mei

Shudi Mei

Shudi is a MSc student in Attoking's. His project focuses on the optimization of circularly polarized high harmonics using tailored strong laser field.

Emilio Pisanty

Emilio Pisanty

Emilio is a Lecturer (associated professor) and a Royal Society University Research Fellow at AttoKing's. His research focuses on the intersections of strong-field physics, structured light, catastrophe optics and quantum optics.

Cong Zhao

Cong Zhao

Cong is a PhD Student on attosecond measurement of carrier dynamics in metamaterials at Attoking's.

Benjamin Miller

Benjamin Miller

Benjamin is a PhD student in X-metrology: Ben investigates in particular the production of complex laser field for X-metrology and explore the implementation of these technique on XFELs.

Stewart Mangan

Stewart Mangan

Stewart is a MSc student in Attoking's. His project focuses on optimization of the HHG process using tailored light.

Margarita Khokhlova

Margarita Khokhlova

Margarita is an academic visitor from MBI Berlin Germany. Her research focuses on theoretical study of high harmonic generation assisted and high harmonic generation in chiral molecules.

Anne Weber

Anne Weber

Anne is a PhD Student in caustics and catatrophes modelling of cut-off High Harmonic Generation at AttoKing's.

Seraphine Oakley

Seraphine Oakley

Seraphine is a MSci student at Attoking's. Her project is focused on electronic wave packet quantum paths in high harmonic generation.

Alumni

Former members:

Dr Martin Arnold [He is now a patent assistant at WP Thompson. Martin did his PhD on multi-colour HHG under Amelle's supervision]

Dr Marion Cornet [She is now a metrology lead scientist Essilor. Marion did her MSc project on fiber optics under Amelle's supervision]

Dr Steffen Driver [ He is now head of sensor development and dectectionas tailorlux GmbH integrity solutions. Steffen did his PhD on high repetition rate Ytterbium CPA femtosecond laser under Amelle's supervision]

Dr Sarah Houver [She is now a Maitre de conference at Univeristy Paris and winner of UNESCO L'Oreal student award. Sarah did her MSc project on two-colour field HHG under Amelle's supervision]

Dr Konstantin Holzner [He is now R&D laser physicist at TOPTICA projects GmbH. Konstantin did his PhD on attosecond quantum control of molecular system under Amelle's supervision]

Yoan Priol [ He is now sale manager at Phasics corporation. Yoann did his BSc 3rd year project on Optical Parametric Amplification under Amelle's supervision]

Zekai Chen [He is now a MSc student at ETH Zurich. Zekai did two BSc projects under Amelle's supervision , onre under the KURF program (prestigious). He investigated attosecond pulse characterisation and then time dependant ellipticity of femtosecond laser field]

Adam Jinnah [He is now an applied machine learning researcher. Adam did his Master project machine learning applied to attosecond investigation under Amelle's supervision]

Xin Lan [ She is now a Physics teacher. Xin did her Master project on bicircular and bicolour laser field known as 'torus field' driving HHG, under Amelle's supervision]

Alma Hadzihasani[ Alma did her Master project on HHG propagation effect under Amelle's supervision]

Julius Thieroff [ Julius did his Master project  on FROG under Amelle's supervision]

Former visiting academic:

Dr Roland Guichard [Roland worked with Amelle on attosecond chirp compensation. He is a former member of Prof Richard Taied and Dr Jeremie Caillat. He is now RSE at Cambridge Quantum Computing.]

Dr Francois Risoud [Francois worked with Amelle in modelling for molecular HHG supported by The Royal Society IES. He is a former PhD from Prof Richard Taied and Dr Jeremie Caillat in collaboration with us]