News and Views


  1. Theory of subcycle time-resolved photoemission: application to terahertz photodressing in graphene,
    Michael Schüler, Michael A. Sentef,
    [OA] arXiv:2103.15900
  2. Colloquium: Nonthermal pathways to ultrafast control in quantum materials,
    A. de la Torre, D. M. Kennes, M. Claassen, S. Gerber, J. W. McIver, M. A. Sentef,
    [OA] arXiv:2103.14888
  3. Light-matter coupling and quantum geometry in moiré materials,
    G. E. Topp, C. J. Eckhardt, D. M. Kennes, M. A. Sentef, P. Törmä,
    [OA] arXiv:2103.04967
  4. Lieb’s Theorem and Maximum Entropy Condensates,
    J. Tindall, F. Schlawin, M. A. Sentef, D. Jaksch,
    [OA] arXiv:2103.04687
  5. Nematicity Arising from a Chiral Superconducting Ground State in Magic-Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene under In-Plane Magnetic Fields,
    Tao Yu, Dante M. Kennes, Angel Rubio, Michael A. Sentef,
    [OA] arXiv:2101.01426
  6. Multiple mobile excitons manifested as sidebands in metallic phase of TaSe3,
    J.-Z. Ma, S.-M. Nie, X. Gui, M. Naamneh, J. Jandke, C. Y. Xi, J. L. Zhang, T. Shang, Y.M. Xiong, I. Kapon, N. Kumar, Y. Soh, D. Gosalbezmartinez, O. Yazyev, W.H. Fan, N. Plumb, M. Radovic, H. Hubener, U. D. Giovannini, M. Sentef, W.-W. Song, Z. Wang, C. Mudry, M. Muller, M. Shi,
    [OA] arXiv:2009.07157
  7. Ultrafast modification of the electronic structure of a correlated insulator,
    O. Grånäs, I. Vaskivskyi, P. Thunström, S. Ghimire, R. Knut, J. Söderström, L. Kjellsson, D. Turenne, R. Y. Engel, M. Beye, J. Lu, A. H. Reid, W. Schlotter, G. Coslovich, M. Hoffmann, G. Kolesov, C. Schüßler-Langeheine, A. Styervoyedov, N. Tancogne-Dejean, M. A. Sentef, D. A. Reis, A. Rubio, S. S. P. Parkin, O. Karis, J. Nordgren, J.-E. Rubensson, O. Eriksson, H. A. Dürr,
    [OA] arXiv:2008.11115


  1. Ultrafast materials design with classical and quantum light,
    Michael A. Sentef, Michael Ruggenthaler, Angel Rubio,
    to appear in “The 2021 Ultrafast Spectroscopic Probes of Condensed Matter Roadmap”,
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (2021).
  2. Spin-Wave Doppler Shift by Magnon Drag in Magnetic Insulators,
    Tao Yu, Chen Wang, Michael A. Sentef, Gerrit E. W. Bauer,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 137202 (2021).
    [OA] arXiv:2011.15008
    Press Release: A speed limit for spins.
  3. Optical Manipulation of Domains in Chiral Topological Superconductors,
    Tao Yu, Martin Claassen, Dante M. Kennes, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. Research 3, 013253 (2021).
    [OA] arXiv:2010.00838
  4. Ultrafast Dynamical Lifshitz Transition,
    Samuel Beaulieu, Shuo Dong, Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean, Maciej Dendzik, Tommaso Pincelli, Julian Maklar, R. Patrick Xian, Michael A. Sentef, Martin Wolf, Angel Rubio, Laurenz Rettig, Ralph Ernstorfer,
    Science Advances accepted (2021).
    [OA] arXiv:2003.04059
  5. Analytical Solution for the Steady States of the Driven Hubbard model,
    Joseph Tindall, Frank Schlawin, Michael A. Sentef, Dieter Jaksch,
    Phys. Rev. B 103, 035146 (2021).
    [OA] arXiv:2011.04417
  6. Light-induced topological magnons in two-dimensional van der Waals magnets,
    Emil Viñas Boström, Martin Claassen, James W. McIver, Gregor Jotzu, Angel Rubio, Michael A. Sentef,
    SciPost Physics 9, 061 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2007.01714
  7. Comparing the generalized Kadanoff-Baym ansatz with the full Kadanoff-Baym equations for an excitonic insulator out of equilibrium,
    Riku Tuovinen, Denis Golež, Martin Eckstein, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. B 102, 115157 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2007.07801
  8. Dynamical Superconductivity in a Frustrated Many-Body System,
    J. Tindall, F. Schlawin, M. Buzzi, D. Nicoletti, J. R. Coulthard, H. Gao, A. Cavalleri, M. A. Sentef, D. Jaksch,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 137001 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2005.09073
    Press Release “Cheering up a frustrated quantum system”
  9. How Circular Dichroism in time- and angle-resolved photoemission can be used to spectroscopically detect transient topological states in graphene,
    Michael Schüler, Umberto De Giovannini, Hannes Hübener, Angel Rubio, Michael A. Sentef, Thomas P. Devereaux, Philipp Werner,
    Phys. Rev. X 10, 041013 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2003.11621
    Press Release “Topological states caught in the act”
  10. Resonant laser excitation and time-domain imaging of chiral topological polariton edge states,
    Damian Hofmann, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. Research 2, 033386 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2003.13484
  11. Photo-molecular high temperature superconductivity,
    M. Buzzi, D. Nicoletti, M. Fechner, N. Tancogne-Dejean, M. A. Sentef, A. Georges, M. Dressel, A. Henderson, T. Siegrist, J. A. Schlueter, K. Miyagawa, K. Kanoda, M.-S. Nam, A. Ardavan, J. Coulthard, J. Tindall, F. Schlawin, D. Jaksch, A. Cavalleri,
    Phys. Rev. X 10, 031028 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2001.05389
  12. Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy of the Charge-Transfer Insulator NiO: Beyond the Dynamical Franz-Keldysh Effect,
    Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean, Michael A. Sentef, Angel Rubio,
    Phys. Rev. B 102, 115106 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:1906.11316
  13. Magnon Trap by Chiral Spin Pumping,
    Tao Yu, Hanchen Wang, Michael A. Sentef, Haiming Yu, Gerrit E. W. Bauer,
    Phys. Rev. B 102, 054429 (2020), Editor’s Suggestion.
    [OA] arXiv:2003.11581
  14. Quantum walk versus classical wave: Distinguishing ground states of quantum magnets by spacetime dynamics,
    Piotr Wrzosek, Krzysztof Wohlfeld, Damian Hofmann, Tomasz Sowiński, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. B 102, 024440 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2002.00812
  15. Quantum to classical crossover of Floquet engineering in correlated quantum systems,
    Michael A. Sentef, Jiajun Li, Fabian Künzel, Martin Eckstein,
    Phys. Rev. Research 2, 033033 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2002.12912
  16. Electron-Phonon-Driven Three-Dimensional Metallicity in an Insulating Cuprate,
    Edoardo Baldini, Michael A. Sentef, Swagata Acharya, Thomas Brumme, Evgeniia Sheveleva, Fryderyk Lyzwa, Ekaterina Pomjakushina, Christian Bernhard, Mark van Schilfgaarde, Fabrizio Carbone, Angel Rubio, Cedric Weber,
    PNAS 117, 6409 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:2001.02624
    Press Release “Shaking off the correlated-electron traffic jam”
  17. Local Berry curvature signatures in dichroic angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy,
    Michael Schüler, Umberto De Giovannini, Hannes Hübener, Angel Rubio, Michael A. Sentef, Philipp Werner,
    Science Advances 6, eaay2730 (2020).
    [OA] arXiv:1905.09404
    Press Release “Handed light throws electronic curve balls in quantum flatland”
  18. Efficient computation of the second-Born self-energy using tensor-contraction operations,
    Riku Tuovinen, Fabio Covito, Michael A. Sentef,
    J. Chem. Phys. 151, 174110 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1905.01180
  19. Floquet-engineered light-cone spreading of correlations in a driven quantum chain,
    Mona H. Kalthoff, Dante M. Kennes, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. B 100, 165125 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1907.12987
  20. Topological Floquet Engineering of Twisted Bilayer Graphene,
    Gabriel E. Topp, Gregor Jotzu, James W. McIver, Lede Xian, Angel Rubio, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. Research 1, 023031 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1906.12135
  21. Distinguishing Majorana Zero Modes from Impurity States through Time-Resolved Transport,
    Riku Tuovinen, Enrico Perfetto, Robert van Leeuwen, Gianluca Stefanucci, Michael A. Sentef,
    New J. Phys. 21, 103038 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1902.05821
  22. NetKet: A machine learning toolkit for many-body quantum systems,
    Giuseppe Carleo, Kenny Choo, Damian Hofmann, James E.T. Smith, Tom Westerhout, Fabien Alet, Emily J.Davis, Stavros Efthymiou, Ivan Glasser, Sheng-Hsuan Lin, Marta Mauria, Guglielmo Mazzola, Christian B.Mendl, Evert van Nieuwenburg, Ossian O’Reilly, Hugo Théveniaut, Giacomo Torlai, Filippo Vicentini, Alexander Wietek,
    SoftwareX 10, 100311 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1904.00031
  23. Light-induced anomalous Hall effect in massless Dirac fermion systems and topological insulators with dissipation,
    S. A. Sato, P. Tang, M. A. Sentef, U. De Giovannini, H. Hübener, A. Rubio,
    New Journal of Physics 21, 093005 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1905.12981
  24. Light-induced d-wave superconductivity through Floquet-engineered Fermi surfaces in cuprates,
    Dante M. Kennes, Martin Claassen, Michael A. Sentef, Christoph Karrasch,
    Phys. Rev. B 100, 075115 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1808.04655
  25. Electron traversal times in disordered graphene nanoribbons,
    Michael Ridley, Michael A. Sentef, Riku Tuovinen,
    Entropy 21, 737 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1906.12129
  26. Quantum Electrodynamical Bloch Theory with Homogeneous Magnetic Fields,
    Vasil Rokaj, Markus Penz, Michael A. Sentef, Michael Ruggenthaler, Angel Rubio,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 047202 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1808.02389
  27. Cavity Quantum-Electrodynamical Chern Insulator: Route Towards Light-Induced Quantized Anomalous Hall Effect in Graphene,
    Xiao Wang, Enrico Ronca, Michael A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. B 99, 235156 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1903.00339
  28. Charge density wave melting in one-dimensional wires with femtosecond sub-gap excitation,
    M. Chávez-Cervantes, G. E. Topp, S. Aeschlimann, R. Krause, S. A. Sato, M. A. Sentef, I. Gierz,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 036405 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1810.09731
  29. Microscopic theory for the light-induced anomalous Hall effect in graphene,
    S. A. Sato, J. W. McIver, M. Nuske, P. Tang, G. Jotzu, B. Schulte, H. Hübener, U. De Giovannini, L. Mathey, M. A. Sentef, A. Cavalleri, A. Rubio,
    Phys. Rev. B 99, 214302 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1905.04508
  30. Time-resolved impurity-invisibility in graphene nanoribbons,
    Riku Tuovinen, Michael A. Sentef, Claudia Gomes da Rocha, Mauro S. Ferreira,
    Nanoscale 11, 12296 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1903.12538
  31. Universal Optical Control of Chiral Superconductors and Majorana Modes,
    Martin Claassen, Dante M. Kennes, Manuel Zingl, Michael A. Sentef, Angel Rubio,
    Nature Physics 15, 766 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1810.06536
    Press Release “Laser-controlled novel superconductors could pave the way to future quantum computers”
    News & Views at Nature Physics: “Twisting superconductors with light”
  32. Density-Matrix Embedding Theory Study of the One-Dimensional Hubbard–Holstein Model,
    Teresa E. Reinhard, Uliana Mordovina, Claudius Hubig, Joshua S. Kretchmer, Ulrich Schollwöck, Heiko Appel, Michael A. Sentef, Angel Rubio,
    J. Chem. Theory Comput. 15, 2221 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1811.00048
  33. Cavity quantum-electrodynamical polaritonically enhanced electron-phonon coupling and its influence on superconductivity,
    M. A. Sentef, M. Ruggenthaler, and A. Rubio,
    Science Advances 4, eaau6969 (2018).
    [OA] arXiv:1802.09437
    Press release: The force of the vacuum
  34. Adiabatic Preparation of a Correlated Symmetry-Broken Initial State with the Generalized Kadanoff–Baym Ansatz,
    Riku Tuovinen, Denis Golež, Michael Schüler, Philipp Werner, Martin Eckstein, Michael A. Sentef,
    physica status solidi (b) 256, 1800469 (2019).
    [OA] arXiv:1808.00712
  35. Quantum nonlinear phononics route towards nonequilibrium materials engineering: Melting dynamics of a ferrielectric charge density wave,
    M. Puviani, M. A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. B 98, 165138 (2018).
    [OA] arXiv:1806.08187
  36. All-optical nonequilibrium pathway to stabilizing magnetic Weyl semimetals in pyrochlore iridates,
    Gabriel E. Topp, Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean, Alexander F. Kemper, Angel Rubio, Michael A. Sentef,
    Nature Communications 9, 4452 (2018).
    [OA] arXiv:1803.07447
    Press release: Shedding light on Weyl fermions
  37. Ultrafast modification of Hubbard U in a strongly correlated material: ab initio high-harmonic generation in NiO,
    N. Tancogne-Dejean, M. A. Sentef, and A. Rubio,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 097402 (2018).
    [OA] arXiv:1712.01067
  38. Formal Equivalence Between Partitioned and Partition-Free Quenches in Quantum Transport,
    M. Ridley and R. Tuovinen,
    J. Low. Temp. Phys. 191, 380 (2018).
    [OA] arXiv:1710.04141
  39. Transient charge and energy flow in the wide-band limit,
    F. Covito, F. G. Eich, R. Tuovinen, M. A. Sentef, and A. Rubio,
    J. Chem. Theory Comput. 14, 2495 (2018).
    [OA] arXiv:1801.08440
  40. Time-dependent Landauer-Büttiker approach to charge pumping in ac-driven graphene nanoribbons,
    M. Ridley and R. Tuovinen,
    Phys. Rev. B 96, 195429 (2017).
    [OA] arXiv:1708.02826
  41. Light-enhanced electron-phonon coupling from nonlinear electron-phonon coupling,
    M. A. Sentef,
    Phys. Rev. B 95, 205111 (2017).
    [OA] arXiv:1702.00952
  42. Theory of Laser-Controlled Competing Superconducting and Charge Orders,
    M. A. Sentef, A. Tokuno, A. Georges, and C. Kollath,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 087002 (2017).
    [OA] arXiv:1611.04307
  43. Creating stable Floquet-Weyl semimetals by laser-driving of 3D Dirac materials,
    H. Hübener, M. A. Sentef, U. de Giovannini, A. F. Kemper, and A. Rubio,
    Nature Communications 8, 13940 (2017).
    [OA] arXiv:1604.03399
    Press release: Studying fundamental particles in materials
  44. Enhanced electron-phonon coupling in graphene with periodically distorted lattice,
    E. Pomarico, M. Mitrano, H. Bromberger, M. A. Sentef, A. Al-Temimy, S. Forti, C. Coletti, A. Stöhr, S. Link, U. Starke, C. Cacho, R. Chapman, E. Springate, A. Cavalleri, I. Gierz,
    Phys. Rev. B 95, 024304 (2017).
    [OA] arXiv:1607.02314
  45. Energy dissipation from a correlated system driven out of equilibrium,
    J. D. Rameau, S. Freutel, A. F. Kemper, M. A. Sentef, J. K. Freericks, I. Avigo, M. Ligges, L. Rettig, Y. Yoshida, H. Eisaki, J. Schneeloch, R. D. Zhong, Z. J. Xu, G. D. Gu, P. D. Johnson, U. Bovensiepen,
    Nature Communications 7, 13761 (2016).
    [OA] arXiv:1505.07055
    Press release: Laser pulses help scientists tease apart complex electron interactions
  46. Review of the theoretical description of time-resolved angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy in electron-phonon mediated superconductors,
    A. F. Kemper, M. A. Sentef, B. Moritz, T. P. Devereaux, J. K. Freericks,
    Annals of Physics 1600235 (2017).
    [OA] arXiv:1609.00087
  47. Theory of light-enhanced phonon-mediated superconductivity,
    M. A. Sentef, A. F. Kemper, A. Georges, and C. Kollath,
    Phys. Rev. B 93, 144506 (2016).
    [OA] arXiv:1505.07575
  48. Direct observation of Higgs mode oscillations in the pump-probe photoemission spectra of electron-phonon mediated superconductors,
    A. F. Kemper, M. A. Sentef, B. Moritz, J. K. Freericks, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Phys. Rev. B 92, 224517 (2015).
    [OA] arXiv:1412.2762
  49. Theory of Floquet band formation and local pseudospin textures in pump-probe photoemission of graphene,
    M. A. Sentef, M. Claassen, A. F. Kemper, B. Moritz, T. Oka, J. K. Freericks, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Nature Communications 6, 7047 (2015).
    [OA] arXiv:1401.5103
    Press release: Spiraling laser pulses could change the nature of graphene
  50. Gauge invariance in the theoretical description of time-resolved angle-resolved pump/probe photoemission spectroscopy,
    J. K. Freericks, H. R. Krishnamurthy, M. A. Sentef, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Physica Scripta T165, 014012 (2015).
    [OA] arXiv:1403.7585
  51. Effect of dynamical spectral weight redistribution on electron-phonon interactions in time-resolved spectroscopy,
    A. F. Kemper, M. A. Sentef, B. Moritz, J. K. Freericks, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Phys. Rev. B 90, 075126 (2014).
    [OA] arXiv:1403.5245
  52. Examining Electron-Boson Coupling Using Time-Resolved Spectroscopy,
    M. Sentef, A. F. Kemper, B. Moritz, Z.-X. Shen, J. K. Freericks, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Phys. Rev. X 3, 041033 (2013).
    [OA] arXiv:1212.4841
    Press release: SIMES Simulations Track Energized Electrons to Understand Complex Materials
  53. Electron-Mediated Relaxation Following Ultrafast Pumping of Strongly Correlated Materials: Model Evidence of a Correlation-Tuned Crossover between Thermal and Nonthermal States,
    A. F. Kemper, M. A. Sentef, B. Moritz, J. K. Freericks, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 077401 (2013).
    [OA] arXiv:1207.3835
  54. Mapping of the unoccupied states and relevant bosonic modes via the time dependent momentum distribution,
    A. F. Kemper, M. Sentef, B. Moritz, C. C. Kao, Z. X. Shen, J. K. Freericks, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 235139 (2013).
    [OA] arXiv:1210.3088
  55. Doping Evolution of Oxygen K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectra in Cuprate Superconductors,
    C.-C. Chen, M. Sentef, Y. F. Kung, C. J. Jia, R. Thomale, B. Moritz, A. P. Kampf, and T. P. Devereaux,
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 165144 (2013).
    [OA] arXiv:1211.2813
  56. Charge and spin criticality for the continuous Mott transition in a two-dimensional organic conductor,
    M. Sentef, P. Werner, E. Gull, and A. P. Kampf,
    Phys. Rev. B 84, 165133 (2011).
    [OA] arXiv:1108.0428
  57. Superconducting phase and pairing fluctuations in the half-filled 2D Hubbard model,
    M. Sentef, P. Werner, E. Gull, and A. P. Kampf,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 126401 (2011).
    [OA] arXiv:1102.1911
  58. Material-Specific Investigations of Correlated Electron Systems,
    A. P. Kampf, M. Kollar, J. Kunes, M. Sentef, and D. Vollhardt,
    published in: High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering (Springer, 2010).
    [OA] arXiv:0910.5126
  59. Correlations in a band insulator,
    M. Sentef, J. Kunes, P. Werner, and A. P. Kampf,
    Phys. Rev. B 80, 155116 (2009).
    [OA] arXiv:0907.1237
  60. Spin transport in Heisenberg antiferromagnets in two and three dimensions,
    M. Sentef, M. Kollar, and A. P. Kampf,
    Phys. Rev. B 75, 214403 (2007).
    [OA] arXiv:cond-mat/0612215
  61. Focusing quantum states on surfaces: A route towards the design of ultrasmall electronic devices,
    M. Sentef, A. P. Kampf, S. Hembacher, and J. Mannhart,
    Phys. Rev. B 74, 153407 (2006).
    [OA] arXiv:cond-mat/0512056


Gabriel Topp, PhD thesis (2019): Numerical simulations for the nonequilibrium
control of quantum materials

Damian Hofmann, Master thesis (2018): Laser Control of Topological Polaritons