Tobia F. Nova

  • PhD-Student


Condensed Matter Department,
Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, CFEL
Bldg. 99, Rm. 02.052
Luruper Chaussee 149
22761 Hamburg, Germany

Phone: +49-(0)40-8998-6574

Research interests

Tobia investigates the light-induced dynamics of YBa2Cu3O6+x superconductors following mid-infrared excitation, with a particular focus on the transient properties in the presence of static magnetic fields.

Selected publications

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)  
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)  
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