arXiv pre-prints

Nanoscale spectroscopic imaging of phase separation in a correlated material by resonant X-ray holography

Luciana Vidas, Christian M. Günther, Timothy A. Miller, Bastian. Pfau, Michael Schneider, Erik Guehrs, Robert E. Marvel, Kent A. Hallman, Richard F. Haglund Jr, Stefan Eisebitt, Simon Wall
arXiv:1612.07998 (2016)


Light control of orbital domains: case of the prototypical manganite La0.5Sr1.5MnO4

T. Miller, M. Gensch, S. Wall
Physica Scripta 91, 124002 (2016)

Recent Developments in Ultrafast X-ray Techniques for Materials Science Applications

S. Wall and M. Trigo
Synchrotron Radiation News 29 13-18 (2016)

Resonant optical control of the structural distortions that drive ultrafast demagnetization in Cr2O3

V. G. Sala, S. Dal Conte, T. A. Miller, D. Viola, E. Luppi, V. Véniard, G. Cerullo, and S. Wall
Physical Review B 94, 014430 (2016)

Ultrafast optical response of the amorphous and crystalline states of the phase change material Ge2Sb2Te5

T. A. Miller, M. Rudé, V. Pruneri, and S. Wall
Physical Review B 94, 024301 (2016)

Strain-engineered diffusive atomic switching in two-dimensional crystals

J. Kalikka, X. Zhou, E. Dilcher, S. Wall, J. Li and R. E. Simpson
Nature Communications 7, 119838 (2016)

Ultrafast energy- and momentum-resolved dynamics of magnetic correlations in the photo-doped Mott insulator Sr2IrO4

M. P. M. Dean, Y. Cao, X. Liu, S. Wall, D. Zhu, R. Mankowsky, V. Thampy, X. M. Chen, J. G. Vale, D. Casa, J. Kim, A. H. Said, P. Juhas, R. Alonso-Mori, J. M. Glownia, A. Robert, J. Robinson, M. Sikorski, S. Song, M. Kozina, H. Lemke, L. Patthey, S. Owada, T. Katayama, M. Yabashi, Y. Tanaka, T. Togashi, J. Liu, C. Rayan Serrao, B. J. Kim, L. Huber, C.-L. Chang, D. F. McMorrow, M. Först and J. P. Hill
Nature Materials 15 601-605 (2016)
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Ultrafast and Broadband Tuning of Resonant Optical Nanostructures Using Phase-Change Materials

Miquel Rudé, Vahagn Mkhitaryan, Arif E. Cetin, Timothy A. Miller, Albert Carrilero, Simon Wall, F. Javier García de Abajo, Hatice Altug and Valerio Pruneri
Advanced Optical Materials 4 1060 (2016)

High-Field High-Repetition-Rate Sources for the Coherent THz Control of Matter

B. Green et al.
Scientific Reports 6 22256 (2016)

Sub-nanometre resolution of atomic motion during electronic excitation in phase-change materials

K. V. Mitrofanov, P. Fons, K. Makino, R. Terashima, T. Shimada, A. V. Kolobov, J. Tominaga, V. Bragaglia, A. Giussani, R. Calarco, H. Riechert, T. Sato, T. Katayama, K. Ogawa, T. Togashi, M. Yabashi, S. Wall, D. Brewe and M. Hase
Scientific Reports 6, 20633 (2016)


THz Field Control of In-Plane Orbital Order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4

Timothy A. Miller, Ravindra W. Chhajlany, Luca Tagliacozzo, Bertram Green, Sergey Kovalev, Dharmalingam Prabhakaran, Maciej Lewenstein, Michael Gensch, Simon Wall
Nature Communications 6 8175 (2015)

Time-domain separation of optical properties from structural transitions in resonantly bonded materials

Lutz Waldecker, Timothy A. Miller, Miquel Rude, Roman Bertoni, Johann Osmond, Valerio Pruneri, Robert Simpson, Ralph Ernstorfer, Simon Wall
Nature Materials 14 991 (2015)


Witnessing the formation and relaxation of massive quasi-particles in a strongly correlated electron system

F. Novelli, G. De Filippis, V. Cataudella, M. Esposito, I. V. Kausel, F. Cilento, E. Sindici, A. Amaricci, C. Giannetti, D. Prabhakaran, S. Wall, A. Perucchi, S. Dal Conte, G. Cerullo, M. Capone, A. Mishchenko, M. Grüninger, N. Nagaosa, F. Parmigiani, D. Fausti
Nature Communications 5 5112 (2014)


Tracking the evolution of electronic and structural properties of VO2 during the ultrafast photoinduced insulator-metal transition

S. Wall, L. Foglia, D. Wegkamp, K. Appavoo, J. Nag, R.F. Haglund Jr, J. Stähler, M. Wolf
Physical Review B 87, 115126 (2013)

Simon Wall's previous publications

Evolution of three-dimensional correlations during the photo-induced melting of antiferromagnetic order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4

R. I Tobey, S. Wall, M Foerst, H. Bromberger, V. Khanna, J.J. Turner, W. F. Schlotter, M. Trigo, O. Kurpin, W. S. Lee, Y.-D. Chaung, R. Moore, A.L.Cavalieri, S. B. Wilkins, H. Zheng, J. F. Mitchell, S. S. Dhesi, A. Cavalleri, J P. Hill
Physical Review B 86, 064425 (2012)

Ultrafast changes in lattice symmetry probed by coherent phonons

S. Wall, D. Wegkamp, L. Foglia, K. Appavoo, J. Nag, R.F. Haglund Jr., J. Stähler, M. Wolf
Nature Communications 3 721 (2012)

Driving magnetic order in a manganite by ultrafast lattice excitation

M. F örst, R.I. Tobey, S. Wall, H. Bromberger, V. Khanna, A.L. Cavalieri, Y.-D. Chuang, W.S. Lee, R. Moore, W.F. Schlotter, J.J. Turner, O. Krupin, M. Trigo, H. Zheng, J.F. Mitchell, S.S. Dhesi, J.P. Hill, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B (Rapid Communications) 84 241104(R) (2011)

Phase retrieval and compression of low-power white-light pulses

D. Wegkamp, D. Brida, S. Bonora, G. Cerullo, J. Stähler, M. Wolf and S. Wall
Applied Physics Letters 99, 101101 (2011)

Melting of Antiferromagnetic Order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4 Probed using Ultrafast Resonant Soft X-ray Diffraction

H. Ehrke, R. I. Tobey, S. Wall, S. A. Cavill, M. Forst, V. Khanna, Th. Garl, N. Stojanovic, D. Prabhakaran, A. T. Boothroyd, M. Gensch, A. Mirone, P. Reutler, A. Revcolevschi, S. S. Dhesi and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters 106, 217401 (2011)

Advances in Ultrafast Control and Probing of Correlated-Electron Materials

S. Wall, M. Rini, S. S. Dhesi, R. W. Schoenlein, A Cavalleri
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics: Ultrafast Science and Technology 18 81-91 (2011)

Quantum interference between charge excitation paths in a solid state Mott insulator

S. Wall, D. Brida, S. R. Clark, H.P. Ehrke, D. Jaksch, A. Ardavan, S. Bonora, H. Uemura, Y. Takahashi, T. Hasegawa, H. Okamoto, G. Cerullo, A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics 7, 114 (2011)

Transient electronic structure of the photoinduced phase of Pr0.7Ca0.3MnO3 probed with soft x-ray pulses

M. Rini, Y. Zhu, S. Wall, R. I. Tobey, H. Ehrke, T. Garl, J. W. Freeland, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, A. Cavalleri, and R. W. Schoenlein
Physical Review B 80 155113 (2009)

Ultrafast coupling between light, coherent lattice vibrations, and the magnetic structure of semicovalent LaMnO3

S. Wall, D. Prabhakaran, A.T. Boothroyd, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters 103 097402 (2009)

Optical switching in VO2 films by below-gap excitation

M. Rini, Z. Hao Z, R.W. Schoenlein, C. Giannetti, F. Parmigiani, S. Fourmaux, J.C Kieffer, A. Fujimori, M. Onoda, S. Wall, A. Cavalleri
Applied Physics Letters 92 181904 (2008)

Coherent orbital waves in the photo-induced insulator-metal dynamics of a magnetoresistive manganite

D. Polli, M. Rini, S. Wall, R.W Schoenlein, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, G. Cerullo, A. Cavalleri
Nature Materials 6 643 (2007)

Tracking the motion of charges in a terahertz light field by femtosecond X-ray diffraction

A. Cavalleri, S. Wall, C. Simpson, E. Statz, D.W. Ward, K.A. Nelson, M. Rini, R. W. Schoenlein
Nature 442 664 (2006)