Research

Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry

Non-resonant femtosecond laser desorption of biomolecules for mass analysis.

  • Rachel Parise, Jacob Schusterman, Ning Ding

Coherent Control of Molecules using Strong Field Lasers

Manipulating molecular rotation, vibration, and fragmentation using strong laser fields and shaped laser pulses.

  • Yu Wang, Colin Fitzpatrick, Johanan Odhner

Dynamics of Femtosecond Laser Filamentation and Interaction with the Environment

Laser filamentation generates low-density plasma channels and strongly modifies a laser pulse as it propagates, generating white-light and producing optical pulses as short as a few femtoseconds in duration.

  • Johanan Odhner, Dmitri Romanov, Colin Fitzpatrick