Time-Dependent High Harmonic Spectroscopy: A Coherently Enhanced Probe of Charge Migration
Dates: March 1-3, 2015
Location: Digital Media Center Theatre, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Scope: High harmonic spectroscopy (HHS) is a new technique that offers the highest possible temporal resolution for the study of charge migration in molecules – perhaps down to the attosecond time scale. It is made possible through the interactions of laser-field driven electrons with their parent molecular ion. The extreme ultraviolet (XUV) photons generated in these electron collisions are the experimental observables that can encode information on an evolving molecule. This modality is site specific: recombination is likely very sensitive to electron correlation and hole dynamics. We hope to explore whether the coherence of the XUV generation process, both in terms of repeated wave packet sampling of the molecule and macroscopic propagation effects, can be exploited to enhance the measurement sensitivity.
The workshop serves as the “kick-off” meeting for the collaboration “Time-Resolved High Harmonic Spectroscopy: A Coherently Enhanced Probe of Charge Migration”. This is a collaboration between researchers at Louisiana State University, The Ohio State University and the University of Virginia, funded by the Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. The collaboration is an integrated effort that combines theory (LSU) and experiment (OSU, UVA) from the very beginning.
We are pleased to welcome a distinguished international group of researchers in the field of high harmonic spectroscopy to participate in two days of research talks and panel discussions. Support from the LSU Center for Computation & Technology (CCT) is gratefully acknowledged.
Mette Gaarde, LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy
Kenneth Lopata, LSU Department of Chemistry and Center for Computation & Technology
Kenneth Schafer, LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy
LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy
LSU Center for Computation & Technology
U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences
Afternoon: Swamp tour 5 or 6 pm: Welcome reception, Cook Hotel
Monday, March 2 All sessions at CCT
9:00 - 9:50 Ken Schafer (LSU): Welcome, practical details, scope of workshop 9:50 - 10:30 Catarina Vozzi (Milan) 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee 11:00 - 11:40 Erwin Poliakoff (LSU) 11:40 - 12:20 Robert Lucchese (Texas A&M) 12:20 - 12:45 Junliang Xu (Ohio State) 12:45 - 2:00 Lunch 2:00 - 2:50 Lorenz Cederbaum (Heidelberg) 2:50 - 3:30 Bridgette Cooper (Imperial) 3:30 - 3:55 Jonathan Leeuwenburgh (Imperial) 4:00 - 6:00 Round table discussion, with coffee 6:30 Dinner (Faculty club)
Tuesday, March 3 All sessions at CCT
9:00 - 9:40 Mette Gaarde (LSU) 9:40 - 10:20 Bob Jones (Virginia) 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee 10:50 - 11:30 Ken Lopata (LSU) 11:30 - 12:10 Pascal Salieres (CEA, Saclay) 12:10 - 12:50 Lou DiMauro (Ohio State) 12:50 - 2:30 Lunch (Magnolia room) 2:30 - 4:30 Round table discussion and summary. End of workshop.
A block of hotel rooms have been reserved for the workshop at the Cook Hotel and Conference Center. You must book your hotel room before January 27.
Air travel: Baton Rouge has a regional airport (BTR) with connection to a large number of hubs. The BTR airport is a 15-20 minute taxi ride from the LSU campus. You can also fly into New Orleans (MSY), which is about 70 minute drive from LSU. In that case you will need to rent a car; there is no public transport from the New Orleans airport to LSU.
LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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