SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Summary of Published Research

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2023-2226
ResearcherID: B-6715-2008

3 Patents.
4 Journal covers. >82 Refereed articles published or accepted for publication, including 4 Invited reviews. 4 Competitive postdeadline papers.

Citation Statistics from Google Scholar>6100 Total citations. Hirsch-index h =28 (number of papers h, cited more than h times). i10-index =44 (number of publications with at least 10 citations).

Citation Statistics from ISI Web of Science>4000 Total citations~49 Average number of cites per journal article. Hirsch-index h =26 (number of papers h, cited more than h times).

Statistics updated: Jan 2021.

Selected Patents

  1. Method for phase-matched generation of coherent soft and hard X-rays using IR lasers
    Tenio Popmintchev, Ming-Chang Chen, Alon Bahabad, Margaret M. Murnane, Henry C. Kapteyn, Patent: US 8,462,824. Published: JUN 2013. Provisional Patent Application: US 61171783 MAR 2008.
  2. Method for effectively phase-matched generation of coherent VUV, EUV and X-ray light using VUV-UV-VIS lasers
    Tenio Popmintchev, Dimitar Popmintchev, Margaret M. Murnane, Henry C. Kapteyn, Patent: US 61873794 SEP 2013. Published MAR 2015.

Selected Publications

  1. Near- and Extended-Edge X-Ray-Absorption Fine-Structure Spectroscopy Using Ultrafast Coherent High-Order Harmonic Supercontinua
    D. Popmintchev, B. R. Galloway, M. C. Chen, F. Dollar, C. A. Mancuso, A. Hankla, L. Miaja-Avila, G. O’Neil, J. M. Shaw, G. Y. Fan, S. Alisauskas, G. Andriukaitis, T. Balciunas, O. D. Mucke, A. Pugzlys, A. Baltuska, H. C. Kapteyn, T. Popmintchev, M. M. Murnane, Physical Review Letters 120,  (2018). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.093002


    American Physical Society Highlight: X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy on a Tabletop
    Chemical & Engineering News Highlight: Shrinking X-ray absorption spectroscopy down to the benchtop


  1. Self-amplified photo-induced gap quenching in a correlated electron material
    S. Mathias, S. Eich, J. Urbancic, S. Michael, A. V. Carr, S. Emmerich, A. Stange, T. Popmintchev, T. Rohwer, M. Wiesenmayer, A. Ruffing, S. Jakobs, S. Hellmann, P. Matyba, C. Chen, L. Kipp, M. Bauer, H. C. Kapteyn, H. C. Schneider, K. Rossnagel, M. M. Murnane, M. Aeschlimann, Nature Communications 7,  (2016).http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms12902
  2. Lorentz drift compensation in high harmonic generation in the soft and hard X-ray regions of the spectrum
    B. R. Galloway, D. Popmintchev, E. Pisanty, D. D. Hickstein, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, T. Popmintchev, Opt. Express 24, 21818-21832 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/oe.24.021818
  3. Ultraviolet surprise: Efficient soft x-ray high-harmonic generation in multiply ionized plasmas
    D. Popmintchev, C. Hernandez-Garcia, F. Dollar, C. Mancuso, J. A. Perez-Hernandez, M. C. Chen, A. Hankla, X. H. Gao, B. Shim, A. L. Gaeta, M. Tarazkar, D. A. Romanov, R. J. Levis, J. A. Gaffney, M. Foord, S. B. Libby, A. Jaron-Becker, A. Becker, L. Plaja, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, T. Popmintchev, Science 350, 1225-1231 (2015).http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aac9755


    Science Highlights: Short wavelengths birth shorter ones
    Science News: Tenio Popmintchev fits X-ray laser on a tabletop


  4. Generation of bright phase-matched circularly-polarized extreme ultraviolet high harmonics
    O. Kfir, P. Grychtol, E. Turgut, R. Knut, D. Zusin, D. Popmintchev, T. Popmintchev, H. Nembach, J. M. Shaw, A. Fleischer, H. Kapteyn, M. Murnane, O. Cohen, Nat. Photonics 9, 99-105 (2015).http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2014.293
  5. Bright circularly polarized soft X-ray high harmonics for X-ray magnetic circular dichroism
    T. T. Fan, P. Grychtol, R. Knut, C. Hernandez-Garcia, D. D. Hickstein, D. Zusin, C. Gentry, F. J. Dollar, C. A. Mancuso, C. W. Hogle, O. Kfir, D. Legut, K. Carva, J. L. Ellis, K. M. Dorney, C. Chen, O. G. Shpyrko, E. E. Fullerton, O. Cohen, P. M. Oppeneer, D. B. Milosevic, A. Becker, A. A. Jaron-Becker, T. Popmintchev, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 14206-14211 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1519666112
  6. Generation of bright isolated attosecond soft X-ray pulses driven by multicycle midinfrared lasers.
    M. C. Chen, C. Mancuso, C. Hernandez-Garcia, F. Dollar, B. Galloway, D. Popmintchev, P. C. Huang, B. Walker, L. Plaja, A. A. Jaron-Becker, A. Becker, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, T. Popmintchev, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, E2361-E2367 (2014).http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1407421111
  7. Zeptosecond High Harmonic keV X-Ray Waveforms Driven by Midinfrared Laser Pulses
    C. Hernandez-Garcia, J. A. Perez-Hernandez, T. Popmintchev, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, A. Jaron-Becker, A. Becker, L. Plaja, Physical Review Letters 111,  (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.033002


    Nature News: Images on a subatomic scale
    Physics World Highlight: How to make zeptosecond X-ray pulses
    American Physical Society Highlight: Quickening the Pulse


  8. Bright Coherent Ultrahigh Harmonics in the keV X-ray Regime from Mid-Infrared Femtosecond Lasers
    T. Popmintchev, M. C. Chen, D. Popmintchev, P. Arpin, S. Brown, S. Alisauskas, G. Andriukaitis, T. Balciunas, O. D. Mucke, A. Pugzlys, A. Baltuska, B. Shim, S. E. Schrauth, A. Gaeta, C. Hernandez-Garcia, L. Plaja, A. Becker, A. Jaron-Becker, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Science 336, 1287-1291 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1218497


    Optics and Photonics News Highlight: Ultrafast Kev X-Rays from Tabletop Femtosecond Lasers
    Optics and Photonics News Video Highlight: Optics in 2012: Best of the Best
    National Science Foundation Press Release: All the Colors of a High-Energy Rainbow, in a Tightly Focused Beam
    Nature News: Tabletop X-rays light up
    Chemical & Engineering News: First Tabletop X-ray Laser
    Los Angeles Times: Researchers produce first tabletop X-ray laser
    BBC News: X-Ray lasers from tabletop device
    Science News: Tenio Popmintchev fits X-ray laser on a tabletop
    Scientific American: Physicists Invent First Tabletop X-Ray Source
    Nature: Optics: Leading lights


  9. 90 GW peak power few-cycle mid-infrared pulses from an optical parametric amplifier
    G. Andriukaitis, T. Balciunas, S. Alisauskas, A. Pugzlys, A. Baltuska, T. Popmintchev, M. C. Chen, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Optics Letters 36, 2755-2757 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/ol.36.002755
  10. The attosecond nonlinear optics of bright coherent X-ray generation
    T. Popmintchev, M. C. Chen, P. Arpin, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Nat. Photonics 4, 822-832 (2010).http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2010.256
  11. Bright, Coherent, Ultrafast Soft X-Ray Harmonics Spanning the Water Window from a Tabletop Light Source
    M. C. Chen, P. Arpin, T. Popmintchev, M. Gerrity, B. Zhang, M. Seaberg, D. Popmintchev, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Physical Review Letters 105,  (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.173901
  12. Phase matching of high harmonic generation in the soft and hard X-ray regions of the spectrum
    T. Popmintchev, M. C. Chen, A. Bahabad, M. Gerrity, P. Sidorenko, O. Cohen, I. P. Christov, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106, 10516-10521 (2009).http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0903748106
  13. Extended phase matching of high harmonics driven by mid-infrared light
    T. Popmintchev, M. C. Chen, O. Cohen, M. E. Grisham, J. J. Rocca, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Optics Letters 33, 2128-2130 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/ol.33.002128
  14. Monitoring molecular dynamics using coherent electrons from high harmonic generation
    N. L. Wagner, A. Wuest, I. P. Christov, T. Popmintchev, X. B. Zhou, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103, 13279-13285 (2006). http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0605178103