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Yakovlev, Vladislav S., Dr. habil.

Vladislav S. Yakovlev

Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik


85748 Garching,

Phone: +49 89 32905 733

MAP research areas:

B.1 Electronic structures & dynamics

B.3 Lightwave electronics


07/2003 Ph.D., Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Thesis: “Extremely short light pulses: generation, diagnostics, and application in attosecond spectroscopy”

06/1999 M.S. in physics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
Thesis: “Numerical simulations of plasma configurations in the presence of plunged conductors”

1997 B.S. in physics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia

Academic career:

02/2014 Habilitation at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Since 02/2005 Project coordinator in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics, Max-Plank-Institute of Quantum Optics

Since 10/2004 Research assistant at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
07/2003 - 10/2004 Postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of Photonics, Vienna University of Technology

05/2000 - 07/2003 Researcher in the Institute of Photonics, Vienna University of Technology

Research expertise and fields:

Theory of attosecond measurements

Strong-field light-matter interaction

Ultrafast dynamics in solids

High-harmonic generation

Attosecond metrology

Selected publications:

I. Pupeza, M. Högner, J. Weitenberg, S. Holzberger, D. Eser, T. Eidam, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, F. Fill, and V. S. Yakovlev, Cavity-enhanced high-harmonic generation with spatially tailored driving fields, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 103902 (2014)

S. Yu. Kruchinin, M. Korbman, V. S. Yakovlev, Theory of strong-field injection and control of photocurrent in dielectrics and wide band gap semiconductors, Phys. Rev. B 87, 115201 (2013)

M. Korbman, S. Yu. Kruchinin, V. S. Yakovlev, Quantum beats in the polarization response of a dielectric to intense few-cycle laser pulses, New J. Phys. 15, 013006 (2013)

R. Santra, V. S. Yakovlev, T. Pfeifer, Z.-H. Loh, Theory of attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy of strong-field-generated ions, Phys. Rev. A 83, 033405 (2011)

V. S. Yakovlev, J. Gagnon, N. Karpowicz, and F. Krausz, Attosecond streaking enables the measurement of quantum phase, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 073001 (2010)

M. Schultze et al., Delay in photoemission, Science 328, 1658 (2010)

E. Goulielmakis, Real-time observation of valence electron motion, Nature 466, 739 (2010)

J. Gagnon, E. Goulielmakis, and V. S. Yakovlev, The accurate FROG characterization of attosecond pulses from streaking measurements, Appl. Phys. B 92, 25 (2008)

E. Goulielmakis et al., Single-cycle nonlinear optics, Science 320, 1614 (2008)

E. Goulielmakis, V. S. Yakovlev, A. L. Cavalieri, M. Uiberacker, V. Pervak, A. Apolonski, R. Kienberger, U. Kleineberg, and F. Krausz, Attosecond control and measurement: Lightwave electronics, Science 317, 769 (2007)

V. S. Yakovlev, M. Ivanov, and F. Krausz, Enhanced phase-matching for generation of soft X-ray harmonics and attosecond pulses in atomic gases, Opt. Express 15, 153511 (2007)

A. L. Cavalieri et al., Attosecond spectroscopy in condensed matter, Nature 449, 1029 (2007)

M. Uiberacker et al., Attosecond real-time observation of electron tunnelling in atoms, Nature 446, 627 (2007)