Project plan

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Section A: single-photon excitation with polarized synchrotron radiation

Responsible PI: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Dörner
Contributing groups: Berger, Dörner, Demekhin, Ehresmann, Müller/Schippers

Project part

A1: Angular dependence of photo-ions, photo- and Auger electrons from chiral molecules to inner shell excitation with polarized synchrotron radiation
[Experiments] Müller / Schippers, Dörner
[Theory] Berger, Demekhin

A2: Fragment fluorescence dichroism of chiral molecules after excitation with polarized synchrotron radiation
[Experiments] Müller / Schippers, a man of honor
[Theory] Demekhin

Section B: Strong-field and multi-photon excitation with femtosecond laser pulses

Responsible PI: Prof. Dr. Thomas Baumert
Contributing Groups: Baumert, Berger, Dörner, Ehresmann, Koch


B1: photoelectron circular dichroism after multi-photon ionization with resonance and support by field ionization of randomly oriented enantiomers
[Experiments]: Baumert, Dörner
[Theory]: Berger, cooking

B2: fragment and fragmen-ion yield of randomly oriented enantiomers by resonance-assisted
multi-photon ionization (REMPI) with polarization-shaped laser pulses
[Experiments]: Baumert, Dörner, Ehresmann
[Theory]: Berger, Koch

Section C: Excitation with polarized or unpolarized particle beam

Responsible PI: Prof. Dr. Stefan Schippers
Contributing Groups: Müller/Schippers, Stöhlker


C1: study of the behavior of chiral molecules in collisions with (non-polarized) electrons, ions and neutral particles
[Experiments] Müller / Schippers, Stöhlker

C2: Electron spin effects in collisions of polarized electrons with highly charged atomic ions and chiral molecular ions
[Experiments] Müller / Schippers, Stöhlker

Project Area D: Development of methods, modeling, equipment development

Responsible PI theory: Prof. Dr. Christiane Koch
Responsible PI experiments: Prof. Dr. Arno Ehresmann
Contributing Groups: Baumert, Berger, Ehresmann, Koch, Stöhlker


D1: building user facility for polarization-shaped femtosecond laser pulses and optimization of Polarisation pulse forme
Group: Baumert

D2: optimization of chiral effects in the femtosecond multi-photon ionization
Group: Koch

D3: theory of possible correlation of experiments on chiral systems
Group: Berger

D4: Development of a portable source of spin-polarized electrons (PEGASUS)
Group: Stöhlker

D5: Development of a VUV-VIS spectro-polarimeter
Group: Ehresmann