Patrick Kirchmann

Associate Staff Scientist

650.926.3522

Education

PhD, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany

Research Interests

The emergence of order in complex quantum materials is governed by competing interactions of charge, lattice and spin degrees of freedom, which, however, often are difficult to disentangle in thermal equilbrium. Thus I am interested in applying non-equilbrium femtosecond pump-probe schemes and in particular time-resolved ARPES and time-resolved soft x-ray diffraction to such materials as CDW-BCS cross-over compounds, novel superconductors and topological insulators. These methods offer new insights to the underlying fundamental scattering processes and may open novel possibilities for device application.

Projects

Femtosecond time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (trARPES) of complex material systems

Publications

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