Andrea Cavalleri

Selected publications


Anomalous Terahertz Emission in Striped Cuprates
D. Nicoletti, M. Buzzi, M. Fechner, P. E. Dolgirev, M. H. Michael, J. B. Curtis, E. Demler, G. D. Gu, A. Cavalleri


Optical Stabilization of Fluctuating High Temperature Ferromagnetism in YTiO3
A.S. Disa, J. Curtis, M. Fechner, A. Liu, A. von Hoegen, M. Först, T.F. Nova, P. Narang, A. Maljuk, A.V. Boris, B. Keimer, A. Cavalleri


Generalized Fresnel-Floquet equations for driven quantum materials
Marios H. Michael, Michael Först, Daniele Nicoletti, Sheikh Rubaiat Ul Haque, Andrea Cavalleri, Richard D. Averitt, Daniel Podolsky, Eugene Demler


Superconducting fluctuations observed far above Tc in the isotropic superconductor K3C60
Gregor Jotzu, Guido Meier, Alice Cantaluppi, Andrea Cavalleri, Daniele Pontiroli, Mauro Riccò, Arzhang Ardavan, Moon-Sun Nam


Terahertz phase slips in striped La2−xBaxCuO4
D. Fu, D. Nicoletti, M. Fechner, M. Buzzi, G. D. Gu, A. Cavalleri


Nonlocal nonlinear phononics
Meredith Henstridge, Michael Först, Edward Rowe, Michael Fechner, Andrea Cavalleri
Nature Physics, accepted. arXiv:2105.08613


Periodic dynamics in superconductors induced by an impulsive optical quench
Pavel E. Dolgirev, Alfred Zong, Marios H. Michael, Jonathan B. Curtis, Daniel Podolsky, Andrea Cavalleri and Eugene Demler
arXiv 2104.07181


Probing coherent charge fluctuationsin YBa2Cu3O6+x at wavevectors outside the light cone
A. von Hoegen, M. Fechner, M. Först, J. Porras, B. Keimer, M. Michael, E. Demler, A. Cavalleri




Evidence for metastable photo-induced superconductivity in K3C60
M. Budden, T. Gebert, M. Buzzi, G. Jotzu, E. Wang, T. Matsuyama, G. Meier, Y. Laplace, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, F. Schlawin, D. Jaksch, A. Cavalleri
PDF* Nature Physics, 17, 611–618 (2021)


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Engineering crystal structures with light
Ankit S. Disa, Tobia F. Nova and Andrea Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 17, 1087-1092 (2021) PDF*


Designing and controlling the properties of transition metal oxide quantum materials
Charles Ahn, Andrea Cavalleri, Antoine Georges, Sohrab Ismail-Beigi, Andrew J. Millis and Jean-Marc Triscone
Nature Materials 20, Perspective, 1462–1468 (2021) PDF*


Higgs-mediated optical amplification in a non-equilibrium superconductor
Michele Buzzi, Gregor Jotzu, Andrea Cavalleri, J. Ignacio Cirac, Eugene A. Demler, Bertrand I. Halperin, Mikhail D. Lukin, Tao Shi, Yao Wang, and Daniel Podolsky
PDF*Physical Review X 11, 011055 (2021)


A phase diagram for light-induced superconductivity in κ-(ET)2-X
M. Buzzi, D. Nicoletti, S. Fava, G. Jotzu, K. Miyagawa, K. Kanoda, A. Henderson, T. Siegrist, J. A. Schlueter, M.-S. Nam, A. Ardavan, A. Cavalleri
PDF* Physical Review Letters 127, 197002 (2021)


Hybrid CO2-Ti:sapphire laser with tunable pulse duration for mid-infrared-pump terahertz-probe spectroscopy
Matthias Budden, Thomas Gebert, Andrea Cavalleri
PDF*Optics Express 29, 3 (2021)




Polarizing an antiferromagnet by optical engineering of the crystal field
Ankit S. Disa, Michael Fechner, Tobia F. Nova, Biaolong Liu, Michael Först, Dharmalingam Prabhakaran, Paolo G. Radaelli, Andrea Cavalleri
PDF* Nature Physics 16937–941 (2020), advance online june 22th


⇒ News & Views: Shaken not strained by Dominik M. Juraschek & Prineha Narang
MPSD press release and more


Light-induced anomalous Hall effect in graphene
J. W. McIver, B. Schulte, F.-U. Stein, T. Matsuyama, G. Jotzu, G. Meier and A. Cavalleri
PDF*Nature Physics,16, 38–41( 2020), publ. online Nov. 2019 


⇒ "Transient wave function twist", News & Views by Justin C. W. Song
⇒ Editorial: Quantum phases on demand, Nature Physics volume 16, page1 (2020)


Quantum Electrodynamic Control of Matter: Cavity-Enhanced Ferroelectric Phase Transition
Yuto Ashida, Ataç İmamoğlu, Jérôme Faist, Dieter Jaksch, Andrea Cavalleri, and Eugene Demler
PDF*Physical Review X 10, 041027 (2020)


Photomolecular High-Temperature Superconductivity
M. Buzzi, D. Nicoletti, M. Fechner, N. Tancogne-Dejean, M. A. Sentef, A. Georges, T. Biesner, E. Uykur, M. Dressel, A. Henderson, T. Siegrist, J. A. Schlueter, K. Miyagawa, K. Kanoda, M.-S. Nam, A. Ardavan, J. Coulthard, J. Tindall, F. Schlawin, D. Jaksch, and A. Cavalleri
PDF*Physical Review X 10, 031028 (2020)


⇒ Science 369, 6506, Editor's Choice:'A transient superconductor' by Jelena Stajic


Pump Frequency Resonances for Light-Induced Incipient Superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O6.5
B. Liu, M. Först, M. Fechner, D. Nicoletti, J. Porras, B. Keimer, A. Cavalleri
PDF*Physical Review X 10, 011053 (2020)


Dynamical Superconductivity in a Frustrated Many-Body System
J. Tindall, F. Schlawin, M. Buzzi, D. Nicoletti, J. R. Coulthard, H. Gao, A. Cavalleri, M. A. Sentef, D. Jaksch
PDF*Physical Review Letters 125, 13 (2020)


Photo-induced electron pairing in a driven cavity
Hongmin Gao, Frank Schlawin, Michele Buzzi, Andrea Cavalleri, Dieter Jaksch
PDF*Physical Review Letters 125, 053602 (2020)


Parametric resonance of Josephson plasma waves: A theory for optically amplified interlayer superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O6+x
Marios H. Michael, Alexander von Hoegen, Michael Fechner, Michael Först, Andrea Cavalleri, and Eugene Demler
PDF* Physical Review B 102, 174505 (2020)


Probing photo-induced rearrangements in the NdNiO3 magnetic spiral with polarization-sensitive ultrafast resonant soft x-ray scattering
K.R. Beyerlein, A.S. Disa, M. Först, M. Henstridge, T. Gebert, T. Forrest, A. Fitzpatrick, C. Dominguez, J. Fowlie, M. Gibert, J.-M. Triscone, S.S. Dhesi and A. Cavalleri
PDF* Physical Review B 102, 014311 (2020)


Floquet dynamics in light-driven solids
M. Nuske, L. Broers, B. Schulte, G. Jotzu, S. A. Sato, A. Cavalleri, A. Rubio, J. W. McIver, L. Mathey
PDF*Physical Review Research 2, 043408 (2020)




Metastable ferroelectricity in optically strained SrTiO3
Tobia Nova, Ankit Disa, Michael Fechner, Andrea Cavalleri
PDF*Science, 364, 6445, 1075-1079 (2019)


Cavity-mediated electron-photon superconductivity
Frank Schlawin, Andrea Cavalleri, Dieter Jaksch
PDF* Physical Review Letters, 122, 133602 (2019)


Microscopic theory for the light-induced anomalous Hall effect in graphene
S.A. Sato, J.W. McIver, M. Nuske, P. Tang, G. Jotzu, B. Schulte, H. Hübener, U. De Giovannini, L. Mathey, M.A. Sentef, A. Cavalleri, and A. Rubio
PDF* Physical Review B 99, 214302 (2019)


Measuring non-equilibrium dynamics in complex solids with ultrashort x-ray pulses
Michele Buzzi, Michael Först, Andrea Cavalleri
PDF* Philosophical Transactions A, 377: 20170478(2019)




Probing the Interatomic Potential of Solids with Strong-Field Nonlinear Phononics
A. von Hoegen, R. Mankowsky, M. Fechner, M. Först, A. Cavalleri
Nature, 555, 79–82 (2018) PDF*


Probing optically silent superfluid stripes in cuprates
S. Rajasekaran, J. Okamoto, L. Mathey, M. Fechner, V. Thampy, G. D. Gu, A. Cavalleri
Science, 369, 6375, 575-579 (2018) PDF*
⇒ Perspective (superconductivity): Lighting up superconducting stripes, Emre Ergeçen + Nuh Gedik, Science, 369, 6375, 519 (2018)  
Pressure tuning of light-induced superconductivity in K3C60
A. Cantaluppi, M. Buzzi, G. Jotzu, D. Nicoletti, M. Mitrano, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, A. Perucchi, P. Di Pietro, A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 14, 837841 (2018) PDF*

Parametric amplification of optical phonons
A. Cartella, T. F. Nova, M. Fechner, R. Merlin, A. Cavalleri
PDF* PNAS 115, (48),12148-12151,(2018)


Magnetic-Field Tuning of Light-Induced Superconductivity in Striped La2−xBaxCuO4
D. Nicoletti, D. Fu, O. Mehio, S. Moore, A. S. Disa, G. D. Gu, and A. Cavalleri
PDF* Physical Review Letters,121, 267003 (2018)


Probing dynamics in quantum materials with femtosecond X-rays
Michele Buzzi, Michael Först, Roman Mankowsky, and Andrea Cavalleri
PDF* Nature Reviews Materials, 3pages 299311 (2018)


Photo-induced superconductivity
Andrea Cavalleri
Contemporary Physics, 59,1, 31-46 (2018, online 2017)  PDF*
Popular articles

Disorder at the border
Andrea Cavalleri
Science, 362, 6414, 526-527 (2018) PDF*




An effective magnetic field from optically driven phonons
T. F. Nova, A. Cartella, A. Cantaluppi, M. Först, D. Bossini, R. V. Mikhaylovskiy, A. V. Kimel, R. Merlin, A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 13, 2, 132–136 (2017, Adv. Online 2016) PDF*
⇒ Press release  
Anomalous relaxation kinetics and charge density wave correlations in underdoped BaPb1-xBixO3
D. Nicoletti, E. Casandruc, D. Fu, P. Giraldo-Gallo, I. Fisher, A. Cavalleri
PNAS, 114,34, 9020–9025 (2017) PDF*
⇒ Press release  
Ultrafast reversal of the ferroelectric polarization
R. Mankowsky, A. von Hoegen, M. Först, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 118, 197601 (2017) [Editors suggestion] PDF*
Dynamical stability limit for the charge density wave in K0.3MoO3
R. Mankowsky, B. Liu, S. Rajasekaran, H. Liu, D. Mou, X. J. Zhou, R. Merlin, M. Först and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 118, 116402 (2017)  PDF*
Multiple supersonic phase fronts launched at a complex-oxide hetero-interface
M. Först, K.R. Beyerlein, R. Mankowsky, W. Hu, G. Mattoni, S. Catalano, M. Gibert, O. Yefanov, J.N. Clark, A. Frano, J.M. Glownia, M. Chollet, H. Lemke, B. Moser, S.P. Collins, S.S. Dhesi, A.D. Caviglia, J.-M. Triscone, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 118, 027401 (2017) PDF*
Terahertz field control of interlayer transport modes in cuprate superconductors
F. Schlawin, A. S. D. Dietrich, M. Kiffner, A. Cavalleri, D. Jaksch
Physical Review B, 96 , 064526 (2017) PDF*
Transiently enhanced interlayer tunneling in optically driven high-Tc superconductors
J. Okamoto, W. Hu, A. Cavalleri, L. Mathey
Physical Review B, 96, 144505 (2017) PDF*
Enhancement of superexchange pairing in the periodically driven Hubbard model
J. R. Coulthard, S. R. Clark, S. Al-Assam, A. Cavalleri, and D. Jaksch
Physical Review B, 96, 085104 (2017) PDF*
Ultrafast momentum imaging of pseudospin-flip excitations in graphene
S. Aeschlimann, R. Krause, M. Chávez-Cervantes, H. Bromberger, R. Jago, E. Malić, A. Al-Temimy, C. Coletti, A. Cavalleri, and I. Gierz
Physical Review B, 96, 020301(R) (2017) PDF*
Optical melting of the transverse Josephson plasmon: a comparison between bilayer and trilayer cuprates
W. Hu, D. Nicoletti, A. V. Boris, B. Keimer and A. Cavalleri
Physical Reviev B, 95, 104508 (2017) PDF*
Enhanced electron-phonon coupling in graphene with periodically distorted lattice
E. Pomarico, M. Mitrano, H. Bromberger, M. A. Sentef, A. Al-Temimy, C. Coletti, A. Stöhr, S. Link, U. Starke, C. Cacho, R. Chapman, E. Springate, A. Cavalleri, and I. Gierz
Physical Reviev B, 95, 2, 024304 (2017) PDF*
Optically-induced lattice deformations, electronic structure changes and enhanced superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O6.48
R. Mankowsky, M. Fechner, M. Först, A. von Hoegen, J. Porras, T. Loew, G.L. Dakovski, M. Seaberg, S. Möller, G. Coslovich, B. Keimer, S.S. Dhesi, and A. Cavalleri
Structural Dynamics, 4, 044007 (2017) PDF*
Narrowband carrier-envelope phase stable mid-infrared pulses at wavelengths beyond 10  μm by chirped-pulse difference frequency generation
A. Cartella, T. F. Nova, A. Oriana, G. Cerullo, M. Först, C. Manzoni, and A. Cavalleri
Optics Letters, 42, 4 , 663-666 (2017) PDF*
Generation of narrowband, high-intensity, carrier-envelope phase stable pulses tunable between 4 and 18 THz
B. Liu, H. Bromberger, A. Cartella, T. Gebert, M. Först, A. Cavalleri
Optics Letters, 42, 1, 129-131 (2017) [Editors' pick] PDF*



Possible light-induced superconductivity in K3C60 at high temperature
M. Mitrano, A. Cantaluppi, D. Nicoletti, S. Kaiser, A. Perucchi, S. Lupi, P. Di Pietro, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, S. R. Clark, D. Jaksch, and A. Cavalleri
Nature, 530, 461–464 (2016) PDF*
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Parametric amplification of a superconducting plasma wave
S. Rajasekaran, E. Casandruc, Y. Laplace, D. Nicoletti, G. D. Gu, S. R. Clark, D. Jaksch & A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 12, 1012–1016 (2016)  PDF*
Press releases  
Theory of enhanced interlayer tunneling in optically driven high Tc superconductors
Jun-ichi Okamoto, Andrea Cavalleri, Ludwig Mathey
Physical Review Letters, 117, 227001 (2016) PDF*
Dynamical decoherence of the light induced inter layer coupling in YBa2Cu3O6+δ
C. R. Hunt, D. Nicoletti, S. Kaiser, D. Pröpper, T. Loew, J. Porras, B. Keimer, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B94, 224303 (2016) PDF*
Restoring interlayer Josephson coupling in La1.885Ba0.115CuO4 by charge transfer melting of stripe order
V. Khanna, R. Mankowsky, M. Petrich, H. Bromberger, S. A. Cavill, E. Möhr-Vorobeva, D. Nicoletti, Y. Laplace, G. D. Gu, J. P. Hill, M. Först, A. Cavalleri and S. S. Dhesi
Physical Review B 93, 224522 (2016)  PDF*
Broadband THz spectroscopy of the insulator-metal transition driven by coherent lattice deformation at the SmNiO3/LaAlO3 interface
W. Hu, S. Catalano, M. Gibert, J.-M. Triscone, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B, 93, 161107(R),(2016) PDF*
Proposed cavity Josephson plasmonics with complex-oxide heterostructures
Y. Laplace, S. Fernandez-Pena, S. Gariglio, J.-M. Triscone, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B, 93, 075152 (2016) PDF*
Non-equilibrium control of complex solids by nonlinear phononics
R. Mankowsky, M. Först and A. Cavalleri
Reports on Progress in Physics79, 6 (2016)  PDF*
Electronic-structural dynamics in graphene
I. Gierz,  and A. Cavalleri
Structural Dynamics, 3, 5, 1.4964777, Editors Pick (2016)  PDF*
Nonlinear light–matter interaction at terahertz frequencies
D. Nicoletti and A. Cavalleri
Advances in Optics and Photonics, 8, 3, pp. 401-464 (2016) PDF*
Josephson plasmonics in layered superconductors
Y. Laplace & A. Cavalleri
Advances in Physics: X, 1:3, 387-411 (2016) PDF*



Spatially resolved ultrafast magnetic dynamics launched at a complex-oxide hetero-interface
M. Först, A.D. Caviglia, R. Scherwitzl, R. Mankowsky, P. Zubko, V. Khanna, H. Bromberger, S.B. Wilkins, Y.-D. Chuang, W.S. Lee, W.F. Schlotter, J.J. Turner, G.L. Dakovski, M.P. Minitti, J. Robinson, S.R. Clark, D. Jaksch, J.-M. Triscone, J.P. Hill, S.S. Dhesi, A. Cavalleri
Nature Materials,14, 883-888 (2015)  PDF*
⇒ see also News & Views by V. Scagnoli and U. Staub Press releases
THz-Frequency Modulation of the Hubbard U in an Organic Mott Insulator
R. Singla, G. Cotugno, S. Kaiser, M. Först, M. Mitrano, H. Y. Liu, A. Cartella, C. Manzoni, H. Okamoto, T. Hasegawa, S. R. Clark, D. Jaksch, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters 115, 187401 (2015) PDF*
Tracking Primary Thermalization Events in Graphene with Photoemission at Extreme Time Scales
I. Gierz, F. Calegari, S. Aeschlimann, M. Chávez Cervantes, C. Cacho, R. T. Chapman, E. Springate, S. Link, U. Starke, C. R. Ast, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters 115, 086803 (2015)  PDF*
Proposed Parametric Cooling of Bilayer Cuprate Superconductors by Terahertz Excitation
S. J. Denny, S. R. Clark, Y. Laplace, A. Cavalleri, and D. Jaksch
Physical Review Letters 114, 137001 (2015) PDF*
See also APS Physics: Synopsis: Making Superconductors Sturdier  
Phonon-Pump Extreme-Ultraviolet-Photoemission Probe in Graphene: Anomalous Heating of Dirac Carriers by Lattice Deformation
Isabella Gierz, Matteo Mitrano, Hubertus Bromberger, Cephise Cacho, Richard Chapman, Emma Springate, Stefan Link, Ulrich Starke, Burkhard Sachs, Martin Eckstein, Tim O. Wehling, Mikhail I. Katsnelson, Alexander Lichtenstein, Andrea Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 114, 125503 (2015) PDF*
Wavelength-dependent optical enhancement of superconducting interlayer coupling in La1.885Ba0.115CuO4
E. Casandruc, D. Nicoletti, S. Rajasekaran, Y. Laplace, V. Khanna, G. D. Gu, J. P. Hill, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B, 91, 17 (2015) PDF*
Coherent modulation of the YBa2Cu3O6+x atomic structure by displacive stimulated ionic Raman scattering
R. Mankowsky, M. Först, T. Loew, J. Porras, B. Keimer, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B 91, 094308 (2015) PDF*
Dynamical redistribution of phase fluctuations in bi-layer superconductors by periodic driving with an optical field
R. Höppner, B. Zhu, T. Rexin, A. Cavalleri, L. Mathey
Physical Review B 91, 104507 (2015) PDF*
Two distinct kinetic regimes for the relaxation of light-induced superconductivity in La1.675Eu0.2Sr0.125CuO4
C. R. Hunt, D. Nicoletti, S. Kaiser, T. Takayama, H. Takagi, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B 91, 020505(R) (2015)   PDF*
Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy with 9-eV photon-energy pulses generated in a gas-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber
H. Bromberger, A. Ermolov, F. Belli, H. Liu, F. Calegari, M. Chávez-Cervantes, M. T. Li, C. T. Lin, A. Abdolvand, P. St. J. Russell, A. Cavalleri, J. C. Travers, and I. Gierz
Applied Physics Letters 107, 091101 (2015)   PDF*
Population inversion in monolayer and bilayer graphene
I. Gierz, M. Mitrano, J. C. Petersen, C. Cacho, I. C. E. Turcu, E. Springate, A. Stöhr, A. Köhler, U. Starke, and A. Cavalleri
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 27, 164204 (2015) PDF*
Trace phase detection and strain characterization from serial X-ray free-electron laser crystallography of a Pr0.5Ca0.5MnO3 powder
K. R. Beyerlein, C. Jooss, A. Barty, R. Bean, S. Boutet, S. S. Dhesi, R. B. Doak, M. Först, L. Galli, R. A. Kirian, J. Kozak, M. Lang, R. Mankowsky, M. Messerschmidt, J. C. H. Spence, D. Wang, U. Weierstall, T. A. White, G. J. Williams, O. Yefanov, N. A. Zatsepin, A. Cavalleri, and H. N. Chapman
Powder Diffraction 30, S1, pp S25-S30 (2015, online 2014)   PDF*
Mode-Selective Control of the Crystal Lattice
M. Först, R. Mankowsky, A. Cavalleri
Accounts of Chemical Research 48, 380 (2015)   PDF*



Nonlinear lattice dynamics as a basis for enhanced superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O6.5
R. Mankowsky, A. Subedi, M. Först, S.O. Mariager, M. Chollet, H. Lemke, J. Robinson, J. Glownia, M. Minitti, A. Frano, M. Fechner, N. A. Spaldin, T. Loew, B. Keimer, A. Georges, A. Cavalleri
Nature 516 , 71–73 (2014) ⇒ MPG Press release    ⇒ SLAC Press release PDF*
Optically enhanced coherent transport in YBa2Cu3O6.5 by ultrafast redistribution of interlayer coupling
W. Hu, S. Kaiser, D. Nicoletti, C. R. Hunt, I. Gierz, M. C. Hoffmann, M. Le Tacon, T. Loew, B. Keimer & A. Cavalleri
Nature Materials, 13, 705–711 (2014)
⇒ News & Views by N. Peter Armitage ⇒ Press release CFEL  ⇒ Press release MPSD
Melting of Charge Stripes in Vibrationally Driven La1.875Ba0.125CuO4: Assessing the Respective Roles of Electronic and Lattice Order in Frustrated Superconductors
M. Först, R. I. Tobey, H. Bromberger, S. B. Wilkins, V. Khanna, A. D. Caviglia, Y.-D. Chuang, W. S. Lee, W. F. Schlotter, J. J. Turner, M. P. Minitti, O. Krupin, Z. J. Xu, J. S. Wen, G. D. Gu, S. S. Dhesi, A. Cavalleri, and J. P. Hill
Physical Review Letters, 112, 157002 (2014)  
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Pressure-Dependent Relaxation in the Photoexcited Mott Insulator ET-F2 TCNQ: Influence of Hopping and Correlations on Quasiparticle Recombination Rates
M. Mitrano, G. Cotugno, S.R. Clark, R. Singla, S. Kaiser, J. Stähler, R. Beyer, M. Dressel, L. Baldassarre, D. Nicoletti, A. Perucchi, T. Hasegawa, H. Okamoto, D. Jaksch and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 112, 117801 (2014)
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Femtosecond x rays link melting of charge-density wave correlations and light-enhanced coherent transport in YBa2Cu3O6.6
M. Först, A. Frano, S. Kaiser, R. Mankowsky, C. R. Hunt, J. J. Turner, G. L. Dakovski, M. P. Minitti, J. Robinson, T. Loew, M. Le Tacon, B. Keimer, J. P. Hill, A. Cavalleri, and S. S. Dhesi
Physical Review B, 90, 90, 184514 (2014) PDF*
Optically-induced superconductivity in striped La2-xBaxCuO4 by polarization-selective excitation in the near infrared
D. Nicoletti , E. Casandruc, Y. Laplace, V. Khanna, C. R. Hunt, S. Kaiser, S. S. Dhesi, G. D. Gu, J. P. Hill, A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B, 90, 100503(R), (2014) PDF*
Theory of nonlinear phononics for coherent light control of solids
Alaska Subedi, Andrea Cavalleri, Antoine Georges
Physical Review B, 89, 220301(R) (2014) PDF*
Optically induced coherent transport far above Tc in underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+δ
S. Kaiser, C. R. Hunt, D. Nicoletti, W. Hu, I. Gierz, H. Y. Liu, M. Le Tacon, T. Loew, D. Haug, B. Keimer, and A. Cavalleri
Phys. Rev. B 89, 184516 (2014)
Optical Properties of a Vibrationally Modulated Solid State Mott Insulator
S. Kaiser, S. R. Clark, D. Nicoletti, G. Cotugno, R. I. Tobey, N. Dean, S. Lupi, H. Okamoto, T. Hasegawa, D. Jaksch & A. Cavalleri
Scientific Reports, 4, Article number: 3823 (2014)
Pulse shaping in the mid-infrared by a deformable mirror
Andrea Cartella, Stefano Bonora, Michael Först, Giulio Cerullo, Andrea Cavalleri, and Cristian Manzoni
Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 1485-1488 (2014)
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Non-equilibrium Dirac carrier dynamics in graphene investigated with time- and angleresolved photoemission spectroscopy
Isabella Gierz, Stefan Link, Ulrich Starke, and Andrea Cavalleri
Faraday Discussions, 2014,171, 311-321, DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00020J  



Snapshots of non-equilibrium Dirac carrier distributions in graphene
Isabella Gierz, Jesse C. Petersen, Matteo Mitrano, Cephise Cacho, Edmond Turcu, Emma Springate, Alexander Stöhr, Axel Köhler, Ulrich Starke, Andrea Cavalleri
Nature Materials, 12,1119–1124 (2013)
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Optical excitation of Josephson plasma solitons in a cuprate superconductor
A. Dienst, E. Casandruc, D. Fausti, L. Zhang, M. Eckstein, M. Hoffmann, V. Khanna, N. Dean, M. Gensch, S. Winnerl, W. Seidel, S. Pyon, T. Takayama, H. Takagi & A. Cavalleri
Nature Materials, 12, 535-541 (2013)
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Photoinduced melting of magnetic order in the correlated electron insulator NdNiO3
A. D. Caviglia, M. Först, R. Scherwitzl, V. Khanna, H. Bromberger, R. Mankowsky, R. Singla, Y.-D. Chuang, W. S. Lee, O. Krupin, W. F. Schlotter, J. J. Turner, G. L. Dakovski, M. P. Minitti, J. Robinson, V. Scagnoli, S. B.Wilkins, S. A. Cavill,, M. Gibert, S. Gariglio, P. Zubko, J.-M. Triscone, J. P. Hill, S. S. Dhesi, and A. Cavalleri

Physical Review B, 88, 220401(R) (2013)

Photoinduced Melting of the Orbital Order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4 with 4-femtosecond laser pulses
R. Singla, A. Simoncig, M. Först, D. Prabhakaran, A.L. Cavalieri, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B, 88, 075107 (2013)
Possible observation of parametrically amplified coherent phasons in K0.3MoO3 using time-resolved extreme-ultraviolet angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy
H. Y. Liu, I. Gierz, J. C. Petersen, S. Kaiser, A. Simoncig, A. L. Cavalieri, C. Cacho, I. C. E. Turcu, E. Springate, F. Frassetto, L. Poletto, S. S. Dhesi, Z.-A. Xu, T. Cuk, R. Merlin, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B, 88, 045104 (2013)
Displacive lattice excitation through nonlinear phononics viewed by femtosecond X-ray diffraction
M. Först, R. Mankowsky, H. Bromberger, D.M. Fritz, H. Lemke, D. Zhu, M. Chollet, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, R. Merlin, J.P. Hill, S.L. Johnson, A. Cavalleri
Solid State Communications, 169 24–27 (2013)



Ultrafast Strain Engineering in Complex Oxide Heterostructures
A. D. Caviglia, R. Scherwitzl, P. Popovich, W. Hu, H. Bromberger, R. Singla, M. Mitrano, M. C. Hoffmann, S. Kaiser, P. Zubko, S. Gariglio, J.-M. Triscone, M. Först, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 108, 136801 (2012)

    APS - Viewpoint in Physics: Ultrafast Phase Control in Oxide Thin Films
    Research Highlights in Nature Materials: Beaten to Action

Evolution of three-dimensional correlations during the photoinduced melting of antiferromagnetic order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4
R. I. Tobey, S. Wall, M. Först, H. Bromberger, V. Khanna, J. J. Turner, W. Schlotter, M. Trigo, O. Krupin, W. S. Lee, Y.-D. Chuang, R. Moore, A. L. Cavalieri, S. B. Wilkins, H. Zheng, J. F. Mitchell, S. S. Dhesi, A. Cavalleri, and J. P. Hill
Physical Review B, 86, 064425 (2012)



Light induced Superconductivity in a Stripe-ordered Cuprate
D. Fausti, R.I. Tobey, N. Dean, S. Kaiser, A. Dienst, M.C. Hoffmann, S. Pyon, T. Takayama, H. Takagi and A. Cavalleri
Science, 331, 6014 189-191 (2011)
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Nonlinear phononics as a new ultrafast route to lattice control
M. Först, C. Manzoni, S. Kaiser, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, R. Merlin and A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 7, 854–856 (2011).
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Bi-directional ultrafast electric-field gating of interlayer charge transport in a cuprate superconductor
A. Dienst, M. C. Hoffmann, D. Fausti, J. C. Petersen, S. Pyon, T. Takayama, H. Takagi and A. Cavalleri
Nature Photonics, 5, 485-488 (2011)
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    Controlling superconductivity
Interview with A. Cavalleri, Nature Photonics, 5, 506 (2011)
News and views: "Superconductors: Terahertz superconducting switch"
Marc Gabay & Jean-Marc Triscone, Nature Photonics, 5, 447-449 (2011)
Transient photoinduced ‘hidden’ phase in a manganite
H. Ichikawa, S. Nozawa, T. Sato, A. Tomita, K. Ichiyanagi, M. Chollet, L. Guerin, N. Dean, A. Cavalleri, S. Adachi, T. Arima, H. Sawa, Y.Ogimoto, M. Nakamura, R. Tamaki, K. Miyano & S. Koshihara
Nature Materials, 10, 101-105 (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 and A. Cavalleri
Nature Physics, 7, 114 (2011)
Clocking the Melting Transition of Charge and Lattice Order in 1T-TaS2 with Ultrafast Extreme-Ultraviolet Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy
J. C. Petersen, S. Kaiser, N. Dean, A. Simoncig, H. Y. Liu, A. L. Cavalieri, C. Cacho, I. C. E. Turcu, E. Springate, F. Frassetto, L. Poletto, S. S. Dhesi, H. Berger, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters 107, 177402 (2011)
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Photoinduced Melting of Antiferromagnetic Order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4 Measured Using Ultrafast Resonant Soft X-Ray Diffraction
H. Ehrke, R. I. Tobey, S. Wall, S. A. Cavill, M. Först, 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)
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Polaronic Conductivity in the Photoinduced Phase of 1T-TaS2
N. Dean, J. C. Petersen, D. Fausti, R. I. Tobey, S. Kaiser, L. V. Gasparov, H. Berger, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 106, 016401 (2011)
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Driving magnetic order in a manganite by ultrafast lattice excitation
M. Först, 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, and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review B 84, 241104(R) (2011)
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Coherent single-cycle pulses with MV/cm field strengths from a relativistic transition radiation light source
Matthias C. Hoffmann, Sebastian Schulz, Stephan Wesch, Steffen Wunderlich, Andrea Cavalleri, and Bernhard Schmidt
Optics Letters,Vol. 36, Issue 23, pp. 4473-4475 (2011)



Single-Shot detection and direct control of carrier phase drift of mid-IR pulses
Cristian Manzoni, Michael Foerst, Henri Ehrke, and Andrea Cavalleri
Optics Letters, 35, Issue 5, pp. 757-759 (2010)
Ultrafast insulator-to-metal phase transition as a switch to measure the spectrogram of a supercontinuum light pulse
F. Cilento, C. Giannetti, G. Ferrini, S. Dal Conte, T. Sala, G. Coslovich, M. Rini, A. Cavalleri and F. Parmigiani
Applied Physics Letters, 96, 021102 (2010)



Ultrafast Coupling between Light, Coherent Lattice Vibrations, and the Magnetic Structure of Semicovalent LaMnO3
S. Wall, R. Prabakharan, A.T.J. Boothroyd and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters,103, 097402 (2009)
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)
Popular articles

Melted in a flash
Andrea Cavalleri
Nature, 458, 42-43 (2009) PDF *




Nature Photonics, 2, 415 (2008)

Ultrafast single-shot diffraction imaging of nanoscale dynamics
A. Barty, S. Boutet, M. J. Bogan, S. Hau-Riege, S. Marchesini, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, N. Stojanovic, R. Tobey, H. P. Ehrke, A. Cavalleri, S. Düsterer, M. Frank, S. Bajt, B. W. Woods, M. M. Seibert, J. Hajdu, R. Treusch and H. N. Chapman
Nature Photonics, 2, 415 (2008)
    ⇒ See also the news and views article.
Ultrafast Electronic Phase Transition in La1/2Sr3/2MnO4 by Coherent Vibrational Excitation: Evidence for Nonthermal Melting of Orbital Order
R.I. Tobey, R. Prabakharan, A.T.J. Boothroyd and A. Cavalleri
Physical Review Letters, 101, 197404 (2008)
Optical switching in VO2 films by below-gap excitation
M. Rini, Z. Hao, R. W. Schoenlein, C. Giannetti, F. Parmigiani, S. Fourmaux, J. C. Kieffer, A. Fujimori, M. Onoda, S. Wall and A. Cavalleri
Applied Physical Letters, 92, 181904 (2008)



Control of the electronic phase of a manganite by mode-selective vibrational excitation
M. Rini, R. Tobey, N. Dean, J. Itatani, Y. Tomioka, Y. Tokura, R. W. Schoenlein & A. Cavalleri
Nature, 449, 72-74 (2007)
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 - 647 (2007)
Enhanced Photosusceptibility near Tc for the Light-Induced Insulator-to-Metal Phase Transition in Vanadium Dioxide
D. J. Hilton, R. P. Prasankumar, S. Fourmaux, A. Cavalleri, D. Brassard, M. A. El Khakani, J. C. Kieffer, A. J. Taylor and R. D. Averitt
Physical Review Letters, 99, 226401 (2007)
Popular articles

Double vision
Andrea Cavalleri
Nature, 448, 651 (2007) PDF *


All at Once
Andrea Cavalleri
Science, 318, 755-756 (2007) PDF *




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, 05041 (2006)

2001-2005 (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory)

Photo-induced phase transition in VO2 nanoparticles: control of the surface-plasmon resonance.

M. Rini, A. Cavalleri, R.W. Schoenlein, R. Lopez, L. Feldman, R. Haglund, L. Boatner, T. Haynes.

Optics Letters 30, 558(2005)


Band-selective Measurement of Electronic Dynamics in VO2 with Femtosecond NEXAFS.

A. Cavalleri, M. Rini, H. Chong, T.E. Glover, P.A.Heimann, J.C. Kieffer, R.W. Schoenlein.

Physical Review Letters, 95, 067405 (2005)


Picosecond x-ray absorption measurement of the photo-induced insulator-to-metal transition in VO2.

A. Cavalleri, H. Chong, S. Formaux, T.E. Glover, P.A.Heimann, B.S. Mun, H. Padmore, J.C. Kieffer, R.W. Schoenlein.

Physical Review B (Brief report), 69, 153106(2004)


Evidence for a Structurally Driven Insulator-to-metal Transition in VO2: a view from the Ultrafast Timescale.

A. Cavalleri, Th. Dekorsy, H. Chong, J.C. Kieffer, R.W. Schoenlein.

Physical Review B (Rapid Communication), 70, 161102(R)(2004).


Coherent lattice vibrations measured with ultrafast x-rays near the Lindemann stability limit.

K. Sokolowski-Tinten, C. Blome, J. Blums, A. Cavalleri, C. Dietrich, A. Tarassevich, I. Uschmann, E. Forster, M. Kammler, M. Horn von Hoegen, and D. von der Linde.

Nature, 422, 287 (2003).


1998-2002 (UC San Diego)

Generation of the low-density phase of liquid carbon by non-thermal melting of fullerite.

A.Cavalleri, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, D. von der Linde, I. Spagnolatti, M. Bernasconi, G. Benedek, P. Milani.

Europhysics Letters 57, 281 (2002).


Femtosecond structural dynamics in VO2 during a solid-to-solid phase transition.

A.Cavalleri, Cs Toth, C.W. Siders, J.A. Squier, F. Raksi, P. Forget, J.C. Kieffer.

Physical Review Letters, 87, 237401 (2001).


Femtosecond X-ray Measurement of Ultrafast Melting in Semiconductors and Large Strain Transients.

K. Sokolowski-Tinten, C. Blome, D. von der Linde, A. Cavalleri, J.A. Squier, M. Kammler.

Physical Review Letters, 87, 225701 (2001)


Ultrafast X-ray Measurement of Laser Heating in Semiconductors: Parameters determining the Melting Threshold.

A.Cavalleri, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, C. W. Siders, J.A. Squier, Ch. Rose Petruck, R. Jimenez, C.P.J. Barty, K.R. Wilson, D. von der Linde.

Physical Review B (Brief Report), 63, 193306 (2001)


Anharmonic lattice dynamics in Germanium measured with Ultrafast X-ray diffraction.

A.Cavalleri, C. W. Siders, F.L.H. Brown, D. Leitner, Cs. Tóth, J.A. Squier, C.P.J. Barty, K.R. Wilson, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, D. von der Linde, M. Horn von Hoegen, M. Kammler.

Physical Review Letters, 85, 586 (2000)


Direct Measurement of Non-Thermal Melting using Ultrafast X-ray diffraction.

C.W. Siders, A. Cavalleri, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, Cs. Tóth, T. Guo, M. Kammler, M. Horn von Hoegen, K.R. Wilson, D. von der Linde, C.P.J. Barty

Science, 286, 1340, (1999)


Picosecond milliangstrom lattice dynamics measured by ultrafast X-Ray diffraction.

Rose-Petruck, R. Jimenez, T. Guo, A. Cavalleri, C.W. Siders, J.A. Squier, K.R. Wilson, C.P.J. Barty.

Nature, 398, 310, (1999)


1994-1998 ( Universita´di Pavia / Universität Essen )

Femtosecond Melting and Ablation of Semiconductors Studied with Time of Flight Mass Spectroscopy.

A Cavalleri, K Sokolowski-Tinten, M. Schreiner and D von der Linde.

Journal of Applied Physics, 85, 1, (1999).


Single shot time and fluence resolved optical measurements at femtosecond excited surfaces

K. Sokolowski-Tinten, A. Cavalleri, D. von der Linde.

Applied Physics A, 69, 577 (1999).


Thermal and non-thermal melting of semiconductors after femtosecond laser excitation

K. Sokolowski-Tinten, J. Bialkowski, M. Boing, A. Cavalleri, and D. von der Linde.

Physical Review B (Rapid Communication) 58, R11805, (1998). 


Femtosecond Laser Ablation of Gallium Arsenide investigated with Time of Flight Mass Spectroscopy.

A. Cavalleri, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, J. Bialkowski, D. von der Linde.

Applied Physics Letters 72, 2385, (1998). 


Transients states of matter during short pulse laser ablation.

K. Sokolowski-Tinten, J. Bialkowski, A. Cavalleri, D. von der Linde, A. Oparin, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, S. Anisimov.

Physical Review Letters, 81, 224, (1998).


Observation of a transient insulating phase of metals and semiconductors during short-pulse laser ablation

K. Sokolowski-Tinten, J. Bialkowski, A. Cavalleri, D. von der Linde.

Applied Surface Science 127, 755  (1998)


Coherent acoustic oscillations in metallic nanoparticles generated with femtosecond optical pulses

M. Nisoli, S. De Silvestri, A. Cavalleri, A.M. Malvezzi, A. Stella, G. Lanzani, P. Cheyssac, R. Kofman.

Physical Review B (Rapid Communication), 55, R13424, (1997).


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