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Time-resolved SHG Spectroscopy Group

Alexey Melnikov
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Publications
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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