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Professorship for Coherent Spin Phenomena in Solids

Prof. Dr. Mirko Cinchetti

Department of Physics
Otto-Hahn-Str. 4
44227 Dortmund

Room: P1-02-112
E-Mail: mirko.cinchettitu-dortmundde
Tel.: +49 (0)231 755 5438

Portraitfoto von Prof. Dr. Mirko Cinchetti © \TU Dortmund


"The main goal of our group is the optical manipulation of spin and charge excitations (magnons, excitons, plasmons) in two-dimensional electronic systems on the shortest possible, typically femtosecond (10-15s), time scale. To achieve this goal we implement experimental pump-probe methods based on magneto-optical spectroscopy and spin-resolved ARPES (angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy). The spectroscopic experiments are performed using pulsed femtosecond radiation in a very wide photon energy range from the infrared to the extreme ultraviolet (approximately from 0.1 eV to 70 eV).

Currently, the following material systems are mainly studied: spin-textured and magnetically ordered two-dimensional electronic systems (2D semiconductors, 2D antiferromagnets, topological insulators, quantum wells, ...), as well as hybrid molecular interfaces with non-trivial spin properties (so-called molecular spin interfaces)."

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