We have been pioneering the application of RIXS to transient states using x-ray free electron lasers.

Figure 1: An illustration of time-resolved RIXS. See M. P. M. Dean et al., Nature Materials 15, 601–605 (2016) for more details.

Example papers

  1. Laser-induced transient magnons in Sr3Ir2O7 throughout the Brillouin zone Daniel G. Mazzone, Derek Meyers, Yue Cao, James G. Vale, Cameron D. Dashwood, Youguo Shi, Andrew J. A. James, Neil J. Robinson, Jiaqi Lin, Vivek Thampy, Yoshikazu Tanaka, Allan S. Johnson, Hu Miao, Ruitang Wang, Tadesse A. Assefa, Jungho Kim, Diego Casa, Roman Mankowsky, Diling Zhu, Roberto Alonso-Mori, Sanghoon Song, Hasan Yavas, Tetsuo Katayama, Makina Yabashi, Yuya Kubota, Shigeki Owada, Jian Liu, Junji Yang, Robert M. Konik, Ian K. Robinson, John P. Hill, Desmond F. McMorrow, Michael Först, Simon Wall, Xuerong Liu, and Mark P. M. Dean Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118, (2021) [Abs] [PDF] [HTML] [Supp]
  2. Ultrafast dynamics of spin and orbital correlations in quantum materials: an energy-and momentum-resolved perspective Y Cao, DG Mazzone, D Meyers, JP Hill, X Liu, S Wall, and MPM Dean Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 377, 20170480 (2019) [Abs] [PDF] [HTML] [Supp]
  3. Ultrafast energy and momentum resolved dynamics of magnetic correlations in photo-doped Mott insulator Sr2IrO4 MPM Dean, Yue Cao, X Liu, S Wall, D Zhu, Roman Mankowsky, V Thampy, XM Chen, JG Vale, D Casa, Jungho Kim, A. H. Said, P. Juhas, R. Alonso-Mori, J. M. Glownia, A. Robert, J. Robinson, M. Sikorski, S. Song, M. Kozina, H. Lemke, L. Patthey, S. Owada, T. Katayama, M. Yabashi, Yoshikazu Tanaka, T. Togashi, J. Liu, C. Rayan Serrao, B. J. Kim, L. Huber, C.-L. Chang, D. F. McMorrow, M. Först, and J. P. Hill Nature Materials 15, 601–605 (2016) [Abs] [HTML] [arXiv] [Featured in News and Views] [BNL Press Release]