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Mike Minitti



J.M. Budarz, M.P. Minitti, et al., Ultrafast X-Ray Diffraction Takes Molecular a Movie: Molecular Structure and Dynamics, J. Am. Chem. Soc., in preparation

J.M. Budarz, M.P. Minitti, et al., Observation of femtosecond gas dynamics via pump-probe x-ray diffraction, J. Phys. B., in preparation (2015)

J. A. Johnson, T. Kubacka, et al., Ultrafast laser-induced melting of long-range magnetic order in multiferroic TbMnO3, Phys. Rev. B., in review (2015)

M. Beye, H. Öberg, et al., Ultrafast observation of activated chemisorbed oxygen, Phys. Rev. Lett., in review (2015) 

M. Först, A.D. Caviglia, et al., Spatially-resolved ultrafast magnetic dynamics launched at a complex oxide hetero-interface, Nat. Mater., doi:10.1038/nmat4341 (2015)

M.P. Minitti, J.M. Budarz, et al., Imaging molecular motion: Femtosecond x-ray scattering of an electrocyclic chemical reaction, Phys. Rev. Lett., 114, 255501 (2015) (COVER ARTICLE) 

H. Xin, J. LaRue, et al., Strong influence of coadsorbate interaction on CO desorption dynamics on Ru(0001) probed by ultrafast x-ray spectroscopy and ab initio simulations, Phys. Rev. Lett., 114, 156101 (2015)

J.J. Turner, G.L. Dakovski, et al., Combining THz laser excitation with resonant soft X-ray scattering at the Linac Coherent Light Source, J. Synchrotron Rad., 22, 621 (2015)

M.P. Minitti, J.S. Robinson, et al., Optical laser systems at the Linac Coherent Light Source, J. Synchrotron Rad., 22, 526 (2015)

G.L. Dakovski, P. Heimann, et al., The Soft X-Ray instrument at the Linac Coherent Light Source, J. Synchrotron Rad., 22, 498 (2015)

K. R. Ferguson, M. Bucher, et al., The Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Science Instrument at the Linac Coherent Light Source, J. Synchrotron Rad. 22, 492 (2015)

S. Eckert, M. Beye, et al., Principles of femtosecond X-ray / optical cross-correlation with X-ray induced transient optical reflectivity in solids, App. Phys. Lett., 106, 061104 (2015)

N. Bergeard, S. Schaffert, et al., Irreversible transformation of ferromagnetic ordered stripe domains in single-shot infrared-pump/resonant-x-ray-scattering-probe experiments, Phys. Rev. B., 91, 054416 (2015)

H. Öström, H. Öberg, et al., Probing the Transition State Region in Catalytic CO Oxidation on Ru, Science, 347, 978 (2015)



R. Mankowsky, A. Subedi, et al., Nonlinear lattice dynamics as a basis for enhanced superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O6.5, Nature, 516, 71-73 (2014)

M. Först, A. Frano, et al., Femtosecond x-rays link melting of charge-density wave correlations and light-enhanced coherent transport in YBa2Cu3O6.6, Phys. Rev. B., 90, 184514 (2014) 

O. Vendrell, J. Küpper, et al., Chemical reaction dynamics I and electron dynamics in molecules: general discussion, Faraday Disc., 171 (1) 145 (2014)

M.P. Minitti, J.M. Budarz, et al., Towards structural femtosecond chemical dynamics: Imaging chemistry in space and time, Faraday Disc., 171 (1) 81 (2014)

X. Cheng, Y. Zhang et al., Ultrafast Structural Dynamics in Rydberg Excited N,N,N',N'-Tetramethylethylenediamine: Conformation Dependent Electron Lone Pair Interaction and Charge Delocalization, Chem. Sci., 5 (11), 4394 (2014)

K.R. Siefermann, C.D. Pemmaraju, et al., Atomic scale perspective of ultrafast charge transfer at a dye-semiconductor interface, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5 (15), 2753 (2014)

M. Först , R.I. Tobey,  et al., Melting of charge stripes in vibrationally driven La1.875Ba0.125CuO4: Assessing the respective roles of electronic and lattice order in frustrated superconductors, Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 157002 (2014)

T. Kubacka, J.A. Johnson, et al., Direct view of spin dynamics in a large magnitude coherent electromagnon, Science, 343, 1333  (2014)



A.D. Caviglia, M. Först, et al., Photo-induced melting of magnetic order in the correlated electron insulator NdNiO3, Phys. Rev. B., 88, 220401 (2013) 

R. Mitzner, J. Rehanek, et al., L-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Dilute Systems Relevant to Metalloproteins Using an X-ray Free-Electron Laser, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 3641 (2013)

A. Shavorskiy, A. Cordones, et al., Time-Resolved X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Techniques for Real-Time Studies of Interfacial Charge Transfer Dynamics, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Vol: 1525, pp: 475-479 (2013)



M.P. Minitti, Y. Zhang, M. Rosenberg, R.Y. Brogaard, S. Deb, T.I. Sølling and P.M. Weber, Far-UV photochemical bond cleavage of Amyl Nitrite: Bypassing a repulsive surface, J. Phys. Chem. A., 116, 810 (2012)



C.C. Bühler, M.P. Minitti, S. Deb, J. Bao and P.M. Weber, Ultrafast dynamics of 1,3-Cyclohexadiene in highly excited states, J. Atom., Molec., Opt. Phys., doi: 10.1155/2011/637593 (2011)

S. Deb, M.P. Minitti and P.M. Weber, Structural dynamics and energy flow in Rydberg-excited clusters of N,N-Dimethylisopropylamine, J. Chem. Phys., 135, 044319 (2011) 

S. Deb, B. Bayes, M.P. Minitti and P.M. Weber, Structural dynamics in floppy systems: Ultrafast conformeric motions in Rydberg-excited molecules, J. Phys. Chem. A., 115, 1804 (2011)

J. Bao, M.P. Minitti and P.M. Weber, Ring-closing and dehydrogenation reactions of highly excited cis-Stilbene: Ultrafast spectroscopy and structural dynamics, J. Phys. Chem A., 115, 1508 (2011)



J.C. Bush, M.P. Minitti and P.M. Weber, Dissociative energy flow, vibrational energy redistribution and conformeric structural dynamics in bifunctional amine model systems, J. Phys Chem. A., 114, 11078 (2010)  

M. Rosenberg, M.P. Minitti, N. Rusteika, C.Z. Bisgaard, S. Deb, P.M. Weber and T.I. Sølling, Probing the lifetimes of internally excited amyl nitrite cations, J. Phys. Chem. A., 114, 7021 (2010) 

J.C. Bush, M.P. Minitti and P.M. Weber, Ultrafast formation of an intramolecular cation-pi bond, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 213, 70 (2010)



M.P. Minitti and P.M. Weber, Time-resolved conformational dynamics in hydrocarbon chains, Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 253004 (2007)



M.P. Minitti, J.D. Cardoza and P.M. Weber, Rydberg Fingerprint Spectroscopy of hot molecules: Structural dispersion in flexible hydrocarbons, J. Phys. Chem. A., 110, 10212 (2006)

J.L. Gosselin, M.P. Minitti, F. Rudakov, T.I. Sølling and P.M. Weber, Energy flow and fragmentation dynamics of N,N – Dimethyl-isopropyl amine, J. Phys. Chem. A., 110, 4251 (2006)

M.P. Minitti, J.L. Gosselin, T.I. Sølling and P.M. Weber, The ultrafast photofragmentation pathway of N,N-Dimethylisopropylamine, FemtoChemistry VII, Eds. A. W. Castleman Jr. &   M. L. Kimble, Elsevier (2006) p. 44 - 48.

A.V. Komissarov, M.P. Minitti, A.G. Suits and G.E. Hall, Correlated product distributions from ketene dissociation measured by DC slice ion imaging, J. Chem. Phys., 124, 14303 (2006)



D. Townsend, M.P. Minitti and A.G. Suits, Direct current slice imaging, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 74, 2530 (2003)












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