Solid-State Dynamics and Education

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This group focuses on the fast manipulation of magnetic order and the fundamental properties of matter which limit this fast dynamics. In order to achieve this goal, spin- and energy-resolved photoemission experiments are carried out at various free electron laser (FEL) sources and also with bench-top laser systems. During a recent FEL beam time at FLASH (Hamburg) it was demonstrated that time- and spin-resolved photoemission experiments using an FEL X-ray pulsed probe-beam are indeed possible and that demagnetization of a Fe film occurs at an ultrafast timescale (< 1 ps). Apart from the teaching activities, the group also carries out educational research. One goal here is to promote formative assessment in the high school teaching of physics.

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