Department of Physical Chemistry: 

Time-resolved SHG Spectroscopy Group

Alexey Melnikov
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Publications
2018
Seifert, T., S. Jaiswal, J. Barker, S.T. Weber, I. Razdolski, J. Cramer, O. Gueckstock, S.F. Maehrlein, L. Nadvornik, S. Watanabe, C. Ciccarelli, A. Melnikov, G. Jakob, M. Münzenberg, S.T.B. Goennenwein, G. Woltersdorf, B. Rethfeld, P.W. Brouwer, M. Wolf, M. Kläui, and T. Kampfrath:
Femtosecond formation dynamics of the spin Seebeck effect revealed by terahertz spectroscopy.
Nat. Commun. 9, 2899 (2018),
[DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05135-2].
2017
Razdolski. I., A. Alekhin, N. Ilin, J.P. Meyburg, V..Roddatis, D. Diesing, U. Bovensiepen and A. Melnikov:
Non-equilibrium magnetic effects at interfaces for ultrafast dynamics (Conference Presentation).
Proc. SPIE 10357, Spintronics X, 1035718 (2017),
[DOI: 10.1117/12.2274750].
A. Alekhin, I. Razdolski, N. Ilin, J.P. Meyburg, D. Diesing, V. Roddatis, I. Rungger, M. Stamenova, S. Sanvito, U. Bovensiepen, and A. Melnikov:
Femtosecond Spin Current Pulses Generated by the Nonthermal Spin-Dependent Seebeck Effect and Interacting with Ferromagnets in Spin Valves.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 017202 (2017).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.017202].
Razdolski. I., A. Alekhin, N. Ilin, J.P. Meyburg, V..Roddatis, D. Diesing, U. Bovensiepen and A. Melnikov:
Nanoscale interface confinement of ultrafast spin transfer torque driving non-uniform spin dynamics..
Nature Commun. 8, 15007 (2017).
[DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15007].
Razdolski. I., A. Alekhin, U. Martens, D. Bürstel, D. Diesing, M. Münzenberg, U. Bovensiepen and A. Melnikov:
Analysis of the time-resolved magneto-optical Kerr effect for ultrafast magnetization dynamics in ferromagnetic thin films.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29, 174002 (2017).
[DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/aa63c6].
2016
Melnikov, A., I. Razdolski, A. Alekhin, N. Ilin, J. Meyburg, D. Diesing, V. Roddatis, I. Rungger, M. Stamenova, S. Sanvito, and U. Bovensiepen:
Ultrafast spintronics roadmap: from femtosecond spin current pulses to terahertz non-uniform spin dynamics via nano-confined spin transfer torques (Conference Presentation).
Proc. SPIE 9931, Spintronics IX, 99311A (2016).
[DOI: 10.1117/12.2239214].
Temnov, V.V., I. Razdolski, T. Pezeril, D. Makarov, D. Seletskiy, A. Melnikov and K.A. Nelson:
Towards the nonlinear acousto-magneto-plasmonics.
J. Opt. 18, 093002 (2016).
[DOI: 10.1088/2040-8978/18/9/093002].
2015
Paarmann, A., I. Razdolski, A. Melnikov, S. Gewinner, W. Schöllkopf, & M. Wolf:
Second harmonic generation spectroscopy in the Reststrahl band of SiC using an infrared free-electron laser.
Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 081101 (2015).
[DOI: 10.1063/1.4929358].
2014
A. Eschenlohr, M. Sultan, A. Melnikov, N. Bergeard, J. Wieczorek, T. Kachel, C. Stamm, and U. Bovensiepen:
The role of spin-lattice coupling in the ultrafast demagnetizationof Gd1–xTbx alloys.
Phys. Rev. B 89, 214423 (2014).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.214423].
2013
A. Melnikov, A. Alekhin, D. Bürstel, D. Diesing, T.O. Wehling, I. Rungger, M. Stamenova, S. Sanvito, and U. Bovensiepen:
Ultrafast Non-local Spin Dynamics in Metallic Bi-Layers by Linear and Non-linear Magneto-Optics.
In: J-Y. Bigot, W. Hübner, T. Rasing, R. Chantrell (eds.), Ultrafast Magnetism I
Proceedings of Ultrafast Magnetism Conference, Strasbourg, October 2013,
Springer Proceedings in Physics, 159, 34–36 (2015) [2014], [doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-07743-7_12].
A. Alekhin, D. Bürstel, A. Melnikov, D. Diesing, and U. Bovensiepen:
Ultrafast Laser-Excited Spin Transport in Au/Fe/MgO(001): Relevance of the Fe Layer Thickness.
In: J-Y. Bigot, W. Hübner, T. Rasing, R. Chantrell (eds.), Ultrafast Magnetism I
Proceedings of Ultrafast Magnetism Conference, Strasbourg, October 2013,
Springer Proceedings in Physics, 159, 241–143 (2015) [2014], [doi: 10.1007/10.1007/978-3-319-07743-7_75].
2012
M. Sultan, U. Atxitia, A. Melnikov, O. Chubykalo-Fesenko, and U. Bovensiepen:
Electron- and phonon-mediated ultrafast magnetization dynamics of Gd(0001).
Phys. Rev. B 85,184407 (2012).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.184407].
2011
A. Melnikov, I. Razdolski, T.O. Wehling, E.Th. Papaioannou, V. Roddatis, P. Fumagalli, O. Aktsipetrov, A.I. Lichtenstein, U. Bovensiepen:
Ultrafast transport of laser-excited spin polarized carriers in Au/Fe/MgO(001).
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 076601 (2011).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.076601].
M. Sultan, A. Melnikov, and U. Bovensiepen:
Ultrafast magnetization dynamics of Gd(0001): Bulk versus surface.
Phys. Stat. Sol. B 248, 2323–2329 (2011).
[DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201147105].
M. Wietstruk, A. Melnikov, C. Stamm, T. Kachel, N. Pontius, M. Sultan, C. Gahl, M. Weinelt, H.A. Dürr, and U. Bovensiepen:
Hot-Electron-Driven Enhancement of Spin-Lattice Coupling in Gd and Tb 4f Ferromagnets Observed by Femtosecond X-Ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 127401 (2011).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.127401].
2010
A. Melnikov, and U. Bovensiepen:
Coherent Excitations at Ferromagnetic Gd(0001) and Tb(0001) Surfaces.
In: U. Bovensiepen, H. Petek, M. Wolf (Eds.), Dynamics at Solid State Surfaces and Interfaces, Vol. 1: Current Developments, pp 263-282.
WILEY-VCH, Berlin (2010).
[ISBN: 978-3-527-40937-2; DOI: 10.1002/9783527633418.ch12].
2009
I. Radu, G. Woltersdorf, M. Kiessling, A. Melnikov, U. Bovensiepen, J.-U. Thiele, and C.H. Back:
Laser-Induced Magnetization Dynamics of Lanthanide-Doped Permalloy Thin Films.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 117201 (2009).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.117201].
A. Melnikov, A. Povolotskiy, and U. Bovensiepen:
Magnon-Enhanced Phonon Damping at Gd(0001) and Tb(0001) surfaces.
In: P. Corkum, S. De Silvestri, K.A. Nelson, E. Riedle, R.W. Schoenlein (Eds.), Ultrafast Phenomena XVI, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference, Stresa, Italy, June 9--13, 2008, Springer Series in Chemical Physics Vol. 92. Springer, Berlin – Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 244-246.
[ISBN: 978-3-540-95945-8; DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-95946-5_79].
A. Melnikov, H. Prima-Garcia, M. Lisowski, T. Gießel, R. Weber, R. Schmidt, C. Gahl, N. M. Bulgakova, U. Bovensiepen, and M. Weinelt:
Non-equilibrium spin-dynamics of Gd(0001) studied by time-resolved SHG and magnetic linear dichroism in 4f core-level photoemission.
In: P. Corkum, S. De Silvestri, K.A. Nelson, E. Riedle, R.W. Schoenlein (Eds.), Ultrafast Phenomena XVI, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference, Stresa, Italy, June 9--13, 2008, Springer Series in Chemical Physics Vol. 92. Springer, Berlin – Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 200-202.
[ISBN: 978-3-540-95945-8; DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-95946-5_65].
2008
A. Melnikov, A. Povolotskiy, and U. Bovensiepen:
Magnon-Enhanced Phonon Damping at Gd(0001) and Tb(0001) Surfaces Using Femtosecond Time-Resolved Optical Second-Harmonic Generation.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 247401 (2008).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.247401].
A. Melnikov, I. Radu, A. Povolotskiy, T. Wehling, A. Lichtenstein, and U. Bovensiepen:
Ultrafast dynamics at lanthanide surfaces: microscopic interaction of the charge, lattice and spin subsystems.
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41 164004 (2008).
[DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/41/16/164004].
A. Melnikov, H. Prima-Garcia, M. Lisowski, T. Gießel, R. Weber, R. Schmidt, C. Gahl, N. M. Bulgakova, U. Bovensiepen:
Nonequilibrium Magnetization Dynamics of Gadolinium Studied by Magnetic Linear Dichroism in Time-Resolved 4f Core-Level Photoemission.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 107202 (2008).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.107202].
C. Gahl, A. Azima, M. Beye, M. Deppe, K. Döbrich, U. Hasslinger, F. Hennies, A. Melnikov, M. Nagasonso, A. Pietzsch, M. Wolf, W. Wurth, and A. Föhlisch:
A femtosecond X-ray/optical cross-correlator.
Nature Photonics 2, 165 (2008).
[DOI: 10.1038/nphoton.2007.298].
A. Pietzsch, A. Föhlisch, M. Beye, M. Deppe, F. Hennies, M. Nagasono, E. Suljoti, W. Wurth, C. Gahl, K. Döbrich, and A. Melnikov:
Towards time resolved core level photoelectron spectroscopy with femtosecond x-ray free-electron lasers.
New J. Phys 10, 033004 (2008).
[DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/10/3/033004].
2005
U. Bovensiepen and A.V. Melnikov:
Ultrafast dynamics of a coherent phonon-magnon mode at the Gd(0001) surface.
In: K-T. Tsen, J-J. Song, H. Jiang (eds.), Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors and Nanostructure Materials IX.
Proc. SPIE 5725, 81 (2005).
[DOI: 10.1117/12.610453].
M. Lisowski, P.A. Loukakos, A. Melnikov, I. Radu, L. Ungureanu, M. Wolf, and U. Bovensiepen:
Femtosecond Electron and Spin Dynamics in Gd(0001) Studied by Time-Resolved Photoemission and Magneto-optics.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 137402 (2005).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.137402].
A.V. Melnikov, I. Radu, U. Bovensiepen, K. Starke, M. Wolf, and E. Matthias:
Spectral dependence of time-resolved coherent and incoherent second-harmonic response of ferromagnetic Gd(0001).
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22(1), 204 (2005).
[DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.22.000204].
2004
U. Bovensiepen, A. Melnikov, I. Radu, O. Krupin, K. Starke, M. Wolf, and E. Matthias:
Coherent surface and bulk vibrations induced by femtosecond laser excitation of the Gd(0001) surface state.
Phys. Rev. B 69, 235417 (2004).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.69.235417].
A. Melnikov, U. Bovensiepen, I. Radu, O. Krupin, K. Starke, E. Matthias, and M. Wolf:
Picosecond magnetization dynamics of the Gd(0 0 0 1) surface.
J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 272-276, 1001 (2004).
[DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2003.12.359].
2003
A. Melnikov, I. Radu, U. Bovensiepen, O. Krupin, K. Starke, E. Matthias, and M. Wolf:
Coherent Optical Phonons and Parametrically Coupled Magnons Induced by Femtosecond Laser Excitation of the Gd(0001) Surface.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 227403 (2003).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.91.227403].
A.V. Melnikov, A.A. Nikulin, and O.A. Aktsipetrov:
Hyper-Rayleigh scattering by inhomogeneous thin films of Pbx(Zr0.53Ti0.47)O3: Disorder effects.
Phys. Rev. B 67, 134104 (2003).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.67.134104].
2002
A.V. Melnikov, J. Guedde, E. Matthias:
Demagnetization following optical excitation in nickel and permalloy films.
Appl. Phys. B 74, 735 (2002).
[DOI: 10.1007/s00340-002-0927-3].
A. Melnikov, O. Krupin, U. Bovensiepen, K. Starke, M. Wolf, E. Matthias:
SHG on ferromagnetic Gd films: indication of surface-state effects.
Appl. Phys. B 74, 723 (2002).
[DOI: 10.1007/s00340-002-0928-2].
1999
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.A. Fedyanin, A.V. Melnikov, E.D. Mishina, A.N. Rubtsov, M.H. Anderson, P.T. Wilson, M. ter Beek, X.F. Hu, J.I. Dadap, and M.C. Downer:
dc-electric-field-induced and low-frequency electromodulation second-harmonic generation spectroscopy of Si(001)-SiO2 interfaces.
Phys. Rev. B 60, 8924 (1999).
[DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.60.8924].
1998
T.V. Murzina, N.V. Didenko, A.A. Fedyanin, A.V. Melnikov, T.V. Misuryaev, O.A. Aktsipetrov:
Readout of Magnetic Film-based Memories by Nonlinear-optical Magnetic Kerr effect.
MRS Proceedings 517, 605 (1998).
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.A. Fedyanin, A.V. Melnikov, E.D. Mishina, T.V. Murzina:
Second Harmonic Generation as a Nondestructive Readout of Optical (Photo(electro)chromic and Magnetic) Memories.
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 37, 122 (1998).
[DOI: 10.1143/JJAP.37.122].
1997
O.A. Aktsipetrov, V.A. Aleshkevich, A.V. Melnikov, T.V. Misuryaev, T.V. Murzina, V.V. Randoshkin:
Magnetic field induced effects in optical second harmonic generation from iron-garnet films.
J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 165, 421 (1997).].
[DOI: 10.1016/S0304-8853(96)00575-6].
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.A. Fedyanin, A.V. Melnikov, J.I. Dadap, X.F. Hu, M.H. Anderson, M.C. Downer, J.K. Lowell:
D.c. electric-field-induced second-harmonic generation spectroscopy of Si(001)-SiO2 interface and separation of bulk and surface nonlinear contributions.
Thin Solid Films 294, 231 (1997).
[DOI: 10.1016/S0040-6090(96)09217-6].
1995
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.V. Melnikov, Yu.N. Moiseev, T.V. Murzina, C.W. van Hasselt, Th. Rasing, G. Rikken:
Second harmonic generation and atomic-force microscopy studies of porous silicon.
Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 1191 (1995).
[DOI: 10.1063/1.115003].
A.V. Melnikov, Yu.N. Moiseev, T.V. Murzina:
Investigation of the structure of porous silicon by means of reflected second harmonic generation and athomic-force microscopy.
Sov. JETP 108, 669 (1995).
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.V. Melnikov, T.V. Murzina, A.A. Nikulin, A.N. Rubtsov:
DC-electric-field-induced optical second harmonic generation at the smooth metal-electrolyte interface.
Surf. Sci. 336, 225 (1995).
[DOI: 10.1016/0039-6028(95)00485-8].
1994
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.V. Melnikov, T.V. Murzina, A.A. Nikulin, A.N. Rubtsov:
Mechanism of dc-induced second harmonic generation at metal-electrolyte interface.
Sov. JETP 106, 1618 (1994).
O.A. Aktsipetrov, A.V. Melnikov, T.V. Murzina, A.A. Nikulin, A.N. Rubtsov:
On the nature of electroinduced optical second harmonic at a metal-electrolyte interface.
Physics-Doklady 39, 856 (1994).
 
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