Prof. M.J.J. Vrakking



Director Max Born Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzzeit- Spektroskopie im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.

Max Born Strasse 2A
12489 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0)30-6392-1200
e-mail: vrakking@mbi-berlin.de

Education:

09/1981 - 08/1987 Master´s Degree at the Eindhoven University of Technology (cum laude), including stay from 9/1985 - 5/1986 as visiting scientist at Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan
08/1987 - 11/1992 Phd Degree from the University of California at Berkeley (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Yuan T. Lee (1986 Chemistry Nobel laureate). Thesis: Towards rotationally state-resolved differential cross sections for the hydrogen exchange reaction

Work experience since the Phd degree:

11/1992 - 08/1994 Postdoctoral researcher, University of California at Berkeley, USA
09/1994 - 08/1995 Postdoctoral researcher, National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
09/1995 - 12/1996 Fellowship from the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
01/2000 - 06/2011 Tenured groupleader position at AMOLF
09/2004 - present Adjunct Professor Radboud University Nijmegen
03/2010 - present Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin
03/2010 - present Managing Director of the Max-Born Institut in Berlin

Selected international activities

Scholarships and prizes

NWO VICI Award (2005)
KNAW Fellowship (1995).
Marie Curie Individual Research Training Fellowship (1993).

Recent Grants

Organisation of International conferences and editorial board memberships

List of 10 selected publications of M.J.J. Vrakking

  1. A. E. Boguslavskiy, J. Mikosch, A. Gijsbertsen, M. Spanner, S. Patchkovskii, N. Gador, M. J. J.
    Vrakking, and A. Stolow, Science 335, (2012) 1336.
  2. Y. Huismans, A. Rouzée, A. Gijsbertsen, J.H. Jungmann, A.S. Smolkowska, P.S.W.M. Logman, F. Lépine, C. Cauchy, S. Zamith, T. Marchenko, J.M. Bakker, G. Berden, B. Redlich, A.F.G. van der Meer, H. G. Muller, W. Vermin, K.J. Schafer, M. Spanner, M.Y. Ivanov, O. Smirnova, D. Bauer, S.V. Popruzhenko, M.J.J. Vrakking, Time-Resolved Holography with Photoelectrons. Science 331, 61 (2011)
  3. S. Zherebtsov, T. Fennel, J. Plenge, E. Antonsson, I. Znakovskaya, A. Wirth, O. Herrwerth, F.
    Sussmann, C. Peltz, I. Ahmad, S. A. Trushin, V. Pervak, S. Karsch, M. J. J. Vrakking, B. Langer, C.
    Graf, M. I. Stockman, F. Krausz, E. Ruhl, and M. F. Kling, Nature Physics 7 (2011) 656.
  4. F. Kelkensberg, W. Siu, J. F. Perez-Torres, F. Morales, G. Gademann, A. Rouzee, P. Johnsson, M.
    Lucchini, F. Calegari, J. L. Sanz-Vicario, F. Martin, and M. J. J. Vrakking, Physical Review Letters
    107 (2011) 043002.
  5. G. Sansone, F. Kelkensberg, J.F. Perez-Torres, F. Morales, M.F. Kling, W. Siu, O. Ghafur, P. Johnsson, M. Swoboda, E. Benedetti, F. Ferrari, F. Lepine, J.L. Sanz-Vicario, S. Zherebtsov, I. Znakovskaya, A. L'Huillier, M.Y. Ivanov, M. Nisoli, F. Martin, M.J.J. Vrakking, Electron localization following attosecond molecular photoionization. Nature 465 763-U3 (2010).
  6. J. Mauritsson, T. Remetter, M. Swoboda, K. Klunder, A. L'Huillier, K.J. Schafer, O. Ghafur, F. Kelkensberg, W. Siu, P. Johnsson, M.J.J. Vrakking, I. Znakovskaya, T. Uphues, S. Zherebtsov, M.F. Kling, F. Lepine, E. Benedetti, F. Ferrari, G. Sansone, M. Nisoli, Attosecond Electron Spectroscopy Using a Novel Interferometric Pump-Probe Technique. Physical Review Letters 105
    (2010) 053001
  7. O. Ghafur, A. Rouzee, A. Gijsbertsen, W. K. Siu, S. Stolte, and M. J. J. Vrakking, Nature Physics 5
    (2009) 289.
  8. M. Uiberacker, Th. Uphues, M. Schultze, A.J. Verhoef, V. Yakovlev, M.F. Kling, J. Rauschenberger, N.M. Kabachnik, H. Schröder, M. Lezius, K.L. Kompa, H.-G. Muller, M.J.J. Vrakking, S. Hendel, U. Kleineberg, U. Heinzmann, M. Drescher and F. Krausz, Attosecond real-time observation of electron tunneling and multi-electron dynamics in atoms, Nature 446 (2007) 627.
  9. M.F. Kling, Ch. Siedschlag, A.J. Verhoef, J.I. Khan, M. Schultze, Th. Uphues, Y. Ni, M. Uiberacker, M. Drescher, F. Krausz and M.J.J. Vrakking, Control of Electron Localization in Molecular Dissociation, Science 312 (2006) 246.
  10. T. Remetter, P. Johnsson, J. Mauritsson, K. Varju, Y. Ni, F. Lepine, E. Gustafsson, M. Kling, J. Khan,
    R. Lopez-Martens, K. J. Schafer, M. J. J. Vrakking, and A. L'Huillier, Nature Physics 2 (2006) 323.

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