Time-resolved Publications: Material Science, Chemistry, and Physics


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Please include the following paragraph in all publications based on data obtained at BioCARS:

This research used resources of the Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility operated for the DOE Office of Science by Argonne National Laboratory under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357. Use of BioCARS was also supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under grant number R24GM111072. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.


For time-resolved publications, please also include the following:

Time-resolved set-up at Sector 14 was funded in part through a collaboration with Philip Anfinrud (NIH/NIDDK).




  1. Holden, W. M., Hoidn, O. R., Seidler, G. T., and DiChiara, A. D.
    A color x-ray camera for 2–6 keV using a mass produced back illuminated complementary metal oxide semiconductor sensor.
    Review of Scientific Instruments 89, 093111 (2018)




  1. Coppens, P., Makal, A., Fournier, B., Jarzembska, K. N., Kamiński, R., Basuroy, K., and Trzop, E.
    A priori checking of the light-response and data quality before extended data collection in pump–probe photocrystallography experiments.
    Acta Crystallographica Section B Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials 73 (2017)
  2. Durbin, S. M., Landcastle, A., DiChiara, A., Wen, H., Walko, D., and Adams, B.
    Optical birefringence imaging of x-ray excited lithium tantalate.
    APL Photonics 2, 086102 (2017)
  3. Durbin, S. M., Nagulu, T., and DiChiara, A. D.
    X-ray and optical pulse interactions in GaAs.
    Journal of Applied Physics 122, 243101 (2017)
  4. Kelly, B. G., Loether, A. B., DiChiara, A. D., Henning, R. W., DeCamp, M. F., and Unruh, K. M.
    Lattice parameter evolution in Pt nanoparticles during photo-thermally induced sintering and grain growth.
    Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 108, 104–108 (2017)
  5. Kelly, B. G., Loether, A., Unruh, K. M., DeCamp, M. F., and DiChiara, A. D. 
    X-ray diffraction study of laser-driven solid-state diffusional mixing and new phase formation in Ni-Pt multilayers.
    Phys. Rev. B 95, 064301 (2017)
  6. Mannebach, E. M., Nyby, C., Ernst, F., Zhou, Y., Tolsma, J., Li, Y., Sher, M.-J., Tung, I.-C., Zhou, H., Zhang, Q., Seyler, K. L., Clark, G., Lin, Y., Zhu, D., Glownia, J. M., Kozina, M. E., Song, S., Nelson, S., Mehta, A., Yu, Y., Pant, A., Aslan, O. B., Raja, A., Guo, Y., DiChiara, A., Mao, W., Cao, L., Tongay, S., Sun, J., Singh, D. J., Heinz, T. F., Xu, X., MacDonald, A. H., Reed, E., Wen, H., and Lindenberg, A. M.
    Dynamic Optical Tuning of Interlayer Interactions in the Transition Metal Dichalcogenides.
    Nano Lett. 17, 7761–7766 (2017)
  7. Sinha, K., Zhang, Y., Jiang, X., Wang, H., Wang, X., Zhang, X., Ryan, P. J., Kim, J.-W., Bowlan, J., Yarotski, D. A., Li, Y., DiChiara, A. D., Cheng, X., Wu, X., and Xu, X.
    Effects of biaxial strain on the improper multiferroicity in h−LuFeO3 films studied using the restrained thermal expansion method.
    Phys. Rev. B 95, 094110 (2017)





  1. Bertoni, R., Lorenc, M., Graber, T., Henning, R., Moffat, K., Létard, J.-F., and Collet, E.
    Cooperative elastic switching vs. laser heating in [Fe(phen) 2 (NCS) 2 ] spin-crossover crystals excited by a laser pulse. 
    CrystEngComm 18, 7269–7275 (2016)
  2. Coppens, P., Zhang, L., Thomas, R., Chen, Y., Jarzembska, K., Kaminski, R., Elzbieta Trzop, and Fournier, B.
    Can we deconvolute electron density changes from the dominant influence of the atomic rearrangement on molecular excitation in time-resolved diffraction studies? 
    Phys. Scr. 91, 023003 (2016)

  3. Fournier, B., Sokolow, J., and Coppens, P.
    Analysis of multicrystal pump–probe data sets. II. Scaling of ratio data sets.
    Acta Crystallographica Section A Foundations and Advances 72, 250–260 (2016)

  4. Henighan, T., Trigo, M., Chollet, M., Clark, J. N., Fahy, S., Glownia, J. M., Jiang, M. P., Kozina, M., Liu, H., Song, S., Zhu, D., and Reis, D. A.
    Control of two-phonon correlations and the mechanism of high-wavevector phonon generation by ultrafast light pulses.
    Phys. Rev. B 94, 20302 (2016)

  5. Jiang, X., Lu, H., Yin, Y., Zhang, X., Wang, X., Yu, L., Ahmadi, Z., Costa, P. S., DiChiara, A. D., Cheng, X., Gruverman, A., Enders, A., and Xu, X.
    Room temperature ferroelectricity in continuous croconic acid thin films. 
    Applied Physics Letters 109, 102902 (2016)

  6. Loether, A., Adams, B. W., DiCharia, A., Gao, Y., Henning, R., Walko, D. A., and DeCamp, M. F.
    Pump–probe spectrometer for measuring x-ray induced strain.
    Optics Letters 41, 1977 (2016)




  1. Coppens, P., and Fournier, B.
    On the scaling of multicrystal data sets collected at high-intensity X-ray and electron sources.
    Structural Dynamics 2, 064101 (2015)
  2. Coppens, P. and Fournier, B.
    New methods in time-resolved Laue pump-probe crystallography at synchrotron sources.
    J Synchrotron Radiation 22, 280–287 (2015)
  3. Marino, A., Cointe, M. B.-L., Lorenc, M., Toupet, L., Henning, R., DiChiara, A. D., Moffat, K., Bréfuel, N. and Collet, E.
    Out-of-equilibrium dynamics of photoexcited spin-state concentration waves.
    Faraday Discuss. 177, 363–379 (2015)





  1. Fournier B and Coppens P
    On the assessment of time-resolved diffraction results
    Acta Cryst. A Foundations and Advances 70, 291–299 (2014)

  2. Fournier, B., and Coppens, P.
    Analysis of multicrystal pump–probe data sets. I. Expressions for the RATIO model.
    Acta Crystallographica Section A Foundations and Advances 70, 514–517 (2014)
  3. Jarzembska, K. N., Kamiński, R., Fournier, B., Trzop, E., Sokolow, J. D., Henning, R., Chen, Y., and Coppens, P.
    Shedding Light on the Photochemistry of Coinage-Metal Phosphorescent Materials: A Time-Resolved Laue Diffraction Study of an AgI–CuI Tetranuclear Complex.
    Inorg. Chem. 53, 10594–10601 (2014)




  1. Chen J., Trigo M., Fahy S., Murray E. D., Sheu Y. M., Graber T., Henning R. , Chien Y. J., Uher C., and Reis D. A.
    Time- and momentum-resolved probe of heat transport in photo-excited bismuth
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 181903 (2013)




  1. Eric Collet, Nicolas Moisan, Chérif Baldé, Roman Bertoni, Elzbieta Trzop, Claire Laulhé, Maciej Lorenc, Marina Servol, Hervé Cailleau, Antoine Tissot, Marie-Laure Boillot, Timothy Graber, Robert Henning, Philip Coppens, Marylise Buron-Le Cointe
    Ultrafast spin-state photoswitching in a crystal and slower consecutive processes investigated by femtosecond optical spectroscopy and picosecond X-ray diffraction.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14 (18), 6185-6192
  2. S.M. Durbin, T. Clevenger, T. Graber, R. Henning
    X-ray pump optical probe cross-correlation study of GaAs
    Nat. Photonics 6, 111-114 (2012)
  3. Jaroslaw A. Kalinowski, Bertrand Fournier, Anna Makal, Philip Coppens
    The LaueUtil toolkit for Laue photocrystallography. II. Spot finding and integration
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 19 (4), 637-646 (2012)
  4. Anna Makal, Jason Benedict, Elzbieta Trzop, Jesse Sokolow, Bertrand Fournier, Yang Chen, Jarosław A. Kalinowski, Tim Graber, Robert Henning, Philip Coppens
    Restricted Photochemistry in the Molecular Solid State: Structural Changes on Photoexcitation of Cu(I) Phenanthroline Metal-to-Ligand Charge Transfer (MLCT) Complexes by Time-Resolved Diffraction
    J. Phys. Chem. A 116 (13), 3359-3365 (2012)


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  1. Benedict, J.B., A. Makal, J.D. Sokolow, E. Trzop, S. Scheins, R. Henning, T. Graber, P. Coppens
    Time-resolved Laue diffraction of excited species at atomic resolution: 100 ps single-pulse diffraction of the excited state of the organometalic complex Rh2(µ-PNP)2(PNP)2 BPh4
    Chem. Commun. 47 1704-1706 (2011)
  2. Kalinowski, J. A., Makal, A., and Coppens, P.
    The LaueUtil toolkit for Laue photocrystallography. I. Rapid orientation matrix determination for intermediate-size-unit-cell Laue data.
    Journal of Applied Crystallography 44, 1182–1189 (2011)
  3. Makal, A., E. Trzop, J. Sokolow, J. Kalinowski, J. Benedict, P. Coppens
    The development of Laue Techniques for single pulse diffraction of chemical complexes: time-resolved Laue diffraction on a binuclear-rhodium organometallic complex.
    Acta Cryst. A67 319-326 (2011)
  4. Toellner, T.S., E.E. Alp, T. Graber, R.W. Henning, S.D. Shastri, G. Shenoy, W. Sturhahn
    Synchrotron Mössbauer spectroscopy using high-speed shutters
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 18 (2) 183-188 (2011)


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  1. Coppens, Philip, Jason Benedict, Marc Messerschmidt, Irina Novozhilova, Tim Graber, Yu-Sheng Chen, Ivan Vorontsov, Stephan Scheinsa, Shao-Liang Zheng
    Time-resolved synchrotron diffraction and theoretical studies of very short-lived photo-induced molecular species
    Acta Cryst. A66 179-188 (2010)
  2. Kaminski, R., T. Graber, J.B. Benedict, R. Henning, Y.-S Chen, S. Scheins, M. Messerschmidt, P. Coppens
    Optimizing the accuracy and precision of the single-pulse Laue technique for synchrotron photo-crystallography
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 17 (4) 479-485 (2010)
  3. Trigo, M., J. Chen, V.H. Vishwanath, Y.M. Sheu, T. Graber, R. Henning, D.A. Reis
    Imaging nonequilibrium atomic vibrations with x-ray diffuse scattering
    Phys. Rev. B 82 (23) 235205 (2010)


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  1. Coppens, P., M. Pitak, M. Gembicky, M. Messerschmidt, S. Scheins, J. Benedict, S. Adachi, T. Sato, S. Nozawa, K. Ichiyanagi, M. Chollet, S. Koshihara
    The RATIO method for time-resolved Laue crystallography
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 16 (2) (2009)


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