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Title: Attosecond transient absorption spooktroscopy: a ghost imaging approach to ultrafast absorption spectroscopy

Abstract

The recent demonstration of isolated attosecond pulses from an X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) opens the possibility for probing ultrafast electron dynamics at X-ray wavelengths. An established experimental method for probing ultrafast dynamics is X-ray transient absorption spectroscopy, where the X-ray absorption spectrum is measured by scanning the central photon energy and recording the resultant photoproducts. The spectral bandwidth inherent to attosecond pulses is wide compared to the resonant features typically probed, which generally precludes the application of this technique in the attosecond regime. In this paper we propose and demonstrate a new technique to conduct transient absorption spectroscopy with broad bandwidth attosecond pulses with the aid of ghost imaging, recovering sub-bandwidth resolution in photoproduct-based absorption measurements.

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  1. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Inst. (PULSE); Imperial College London, London (United Kingdom). Blackett Lab., Dept. of Physics
  2. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Physics
  3. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Inst. (PULSE)
  4. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  5. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Inst. (PULSE); Max-Planck-Inst. für Quantenoptik, Garching (Germany)
  6. Paul Scherrer Inst. (PSI), Villigen (Switzerland)
  7. Imperial College London, London (United Kingdom). Blackett Lab., Dept. of Physics
  8. Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (United States). Physics Dept.
  9. Paul Scherrer Inst. (PSI), Villigen (Switzerland); Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (Switzlerland). LUXS Lab. for Ultrafast X-ray Sciences
  10. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Inst. (PULSE); Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Physics; Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Applied Physics
  11. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States). Dept. of Physics
  12. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Inst. (PULSE); Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Physics
  13. Univ. of Kassel, Kassel (Germany). Inst. für Physik und CINSaT; Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB), Berlin (Germany)
  14. KLA Tencor Corporation, Milpitas, CA (United States)
  15. Technische Univ. Dortmund, Dortmund (Germany)
  16. Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (United States). Dept. of Physics
  17. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Inst. (PULSE); Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Applied Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1576833
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1575085
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515; SC0012376; FG02-04ER15614
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print); Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Driver, Taran, Li, Siqi, Champenois, Elio G., Duris, Joseph, Ratner, Daniel, Lane, Thomas J., Rosenberger, Philipp, Al-Haddad, Andre, Averbukh, Vitali, Barnard, Toby, Berrah, Nora, Bostedt, Christoph, Bucksbaum, Philip H., Coffee, Ryan, DiMauro, Louis F., Fang, Li, Garratt, Douglas, Gatton, Averell, Guo, Zhaoheng, Hartmann, Gregor, Haxton, Daniel, Helml, Wolfram, Huang, Zhirong, LaForge, Aaron, Kamalov, Andrei, Kling, Matthias F., Knurr, Jonas, Lin, Ming-Fu, Lutman, Alberto A., MacArthur, James P., Marangos, Jon P., Nantel, Megan, Natan, Adi, Obaid, Razib, O'Neal, Jordan T., Shivaram, Niranjan H., Schori, Aviad, Walter, Peter, Li Wang, Anna, Wolf, Thomas J. A., Marinelli, Agostino, and Cryan, James P. Attosecond transient absorption spooktroscopy: a ghost imaging approach to ultrafast absorption spectroscopy. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1039/C9CP03951A.
Driver, Taran, Li, Siqi, Champenois, Elio G., Duris, Joseph, Ratner, Daniel, Lane, Thomas J., Rosenberger, Philipp, Al-Haddad, Andre, Averbukh, Vitali, Barnard, Toby, Berrah, Nora, Bostedt, Christoph, Bucksbaum, Philip H., Coffee, Ryan, DiMauro, Louis F., Fang, Li, Garratt, Douglas, Gatton, Averell, Guo, Zhaoheng, Hartmann, Gregor, Haxton, Daniel, Helml, Wolfram, Huang, Zhirong, LaForge, Aaron, Kamalov, Andrei, Kling, Matthias F., Knurr, Jonas, Lin, Ming-Fu, Lutman, Alberto A., MacArthur, James P., Marangos, Jon P., Nantel, Megan, Natan, Adi, Obaid, Razib, O'Neal, Jordan T., Shivaram, Niranjan H., Schori, Aviad, Walter, Peter, Li Wang, Anna, Wolf, Thomas J. A., Marinelli, Agostino, & Cryan, James P. Attosecond transient absorption spooktroscopy: a ghost imaging approach to ultrafast absorption spectroscopy. United States. doi:10.1039/C9CP03951A.
Driver, Taran, Li, Siqi, Champenois, Elio G., Duris, Joseph, Ratner, Daniel, Lane, Thomas J., Rosenberger, Philipp, Al-Haddad, Andre, Averbukh, Vitali, Barnard, Toby, Berrah, Nora, Bostedt, Christoph, Bucksbaum, Philip H., Coffee, Ryan, DiMauro, Louis F., Fang, Li, Garratt, Douglas, Gatton, Averell, Guo, Zhaoheng, Hartmann, Gregor, Haxton, Daniel, Helml, Wolfram, Huang, Zhirong, LaForge, Aaron, Kamalov, Andrei, Kling, Matthias F., Knurr, Jonas, Lin, Ming-Fu, Lutman, Alberto A., MacArthur, James P., Marangos, Jon P., Nantel, Megan, Natan, Adi, Obaid, Razib, O'Neal, Jordan T., Shivaram, Niranjan H., Schori, Aviad, Walter, Peter, Li Wang, Anna, Wolf, Thomas J. A., Marinelli, Agostino, and Cryan, James P. Wed . "Attosecond transient absorption spooktroscopy: a ghost imaging approach to ultrafast absorption spectroscopy". United States. doi:10.1039/C9CP03951A.
@article{osti_1576833,
title = {Attosecond transient absorption spooktroscopy: a ghost imaging approach to ultrafast absorption spectroscopy},
author = {Driver, Taran and Li, Siqi and Champenois, Elio G. and Duris, Joseph and Ratner, Daniel and Lane, Thomas J. and Rosenberger, Philipp and Al-Haddad, Andre and Averbukh, Vitali and Barnard, Toby and Berrah, Nora and Bostedt, Christoph and Bucksbaum, Philip H. and Coffee, Ryan and DiMauro, Louis F. and Fang, Li and Garratt, Douglas and Gatton, Averell and Guo, Zhaoheng and Hartmann, Gregor and Haxton, Daniel and Helml, Wolfram and Huang, Zhirong and LaForge, Aaron and Kamalov, Andrei and Kling, Matthias F. and Knurr, Jonas and Lin, Ming-Fu and Lutman, Alberto A. and MacArthur, James P. and Marangos, Jon P. and Nantel, Megan and Natan, Adi and Obaid, Razib and O'Neal, Jordan T. and Shivaram, Niranjan H. and Schori, Aviad and Walter, Peter and Li Wang, Anna and Wolf, Thomas J. A. and Marinelli, Agostino and Cryan, James P.},
abstractNote = {The recent demonstration of isolated attosecond pulses from an X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) opens the possibility for probing ultrafast electron dynamics at X-ray wavelengths. An established experimental method for probing ultrafast dynamics is X-ray transient absorption spectroscopy, where the X-ray absorption spectrum is measured by scanning the central photon energy and recording the resultant photoproducts. The spectral bandwidth inherent to attosecond pulses is wide compared to the resonant features typically probed, which generally precludes the application of this technique in the attosecond regime. In this paper we propose and demonstrate a new technique to conduct transient absorption spectroscopy with broad bandwidth attosecond pulses with the aid of ghost imaging, recovering sub-bandwidth resolution in photoproduct-based absorption measurements.},
doi = {10.1039/C9CP03951A},
journal = {Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
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