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Department of Physics

Carlos Trallero

Associate Professor
Carlos Trallero308 Cardwell Hall
(785) 532-0846
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Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 2007

Research Area

Experimental Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics 

In particular I am interested in strong field molecular spectroscopy, higher-order harmonic generation, attosecond physics, and coherent quantum control.

Research Support

  • Department of Energy
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • National Science Foundation

Recent Selected Publications

"Measuring the angle-dependent photoionization cross section of nitrogen using high-harmonic generation," Xiaoming Ren, Varun Makhija, Anh-Thu Le, Jan Tross, Sudipta Mondal, Cheng Jin, Vinod Kumarappan, Carlos Trallero-Herrero, Physical Review A, to appear, (2013)

"Generation of broad XUV continuous high harmonic spectra and isolated attosecond pulses with intense mid-infrared lasers" C Trallero-Herrero, Cheng Jin, B E Schmidt, A D Shiner, J-C Kieffer, P B Corkum, D M Villeneuve, C D Lin, F Légaré, A T Le J. Phys. B 45, 011001 (2012)  [link]

"Generation of isolated attosecond pulses in the far field by spatial filtering with an intense few-cycle mid-infrared laser" Cheng Jin, Anh-Thu Le, Carlos A. Trallero-Herrero, C. D. Lin Phys. Rev. A 84, 043411(2011) [link]

"Probing collective multi-electron dynamics in xenon with high-harmonic spectroscopy" A. D. Shiner, B. E. Schmidt, C. Trallero-Herrero, H. J. Wörner, S. Patchkovskii, P. B. Corkum, J-C. Kieffer, F. Légaré, D. M. Villeneuve Nature Physics 07, 464 (2011)  [link]

"Direct Test of Laser Tunneling with Electron Momentum Imaging" L. Arissian, C. Smeenk, F. Turner, C. Trallero, A. V. Sokolov, D. M. Villeneuve, A. Staudte, P. B. Corkum Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 133002 (2010) [link]

"Compression of 1.8 µm laser pulses to sub two optical cycles with bulk material" Bruno E. Schmidt, Pierre Béjot, Mathieu Giguère, Andrew D. Shiner, Carlos Trallero-Herrero, Éric Bisson, Jérôme Kasparian, Jean-Pierre Wolf, David M. Villeneuve, Jean-Claude Kieffer, Paul B. Corkum, François Légaré Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 121109 (2010) [link]