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. 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]
  2. 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]