# Publications

2017 , 2016 , 2015 , 2014 , 2013 , 2012 , 2011 , pre-2011

## Preprints

**Daniel Basilewitsch**, Rebecca Schmidt, Dominique Sugny, Sabrina Maniscalco, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Beating the limits with initial correlations*.

arXiv:1703.04483 (2017).

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**R. Esteban Goetz**, Andrea Simoni, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*An adaptive-size multi-domain pseudospectral approach for solving the time-dependent Schrödinger equation*.

arXiv:1611.09034 (2016).

[ arXiv | Abstract ]

## Papers published in refereed journals 2017

**Michael H. Goerz**, Felix Motzoi, K. Birgitta Whaley, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Charting the circuit QED design landscape using optimal control theory*.

npj Quantum Inf. **3**, 37 (2017).

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Tobias Chasseur, **Daniel M. Reich**, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Frank K. Wilhelm.

*Hybrid benchmarking of arbitrary quantum gates*.

Phys. Rev. A **95**, 062335 (2017).

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Anne Crubellier, Rosario González-Férez, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Eliane Luc-Koenig.

*Controlling the s-wave scattering length with non-resonant light: Predictions of an asymptotic model*.

Phys. Rev. A **95**, 023405 (2017).

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**R. E. Goetz**, T. A. Isaev, B. Nikoobakht, R. Berger, and **C. P. Koch**.

*Theoretical description of circular dichroism in photoelectron angular distributions of randomly oriented chiral molecules after multi-photon photoionization*.

J. Chem. Phys. **146**, 024306 (2017).

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Ayelet Klein, Yuval Shagam, **Wojciech Skomorowski**, Piotr S. Zuchowski, Mariusz Pawlak, Liesbeth M. C. Janssen, Nimrod Moiseyev, Sebastiaan Y. T. van de Meerakker, Ad van der Avoird, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Edvardas Narevicius.

*Direct probe of anisotropy in atom-molecule collisions via quantum scattering resonances*.

Nature Phys. **13**, 35 (2017).

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## Papers published in refereed journals 2016

**R. Esteban Goetz**, **Maximilian Merkel**, Antonia Karamatskou, Robin Santra, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Maximizing hole coherence in ultrafast photoionization of argon with an optimization by sequential parametrization update*.

Phys. Rev. A **94**, 023420 (2016).

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**Christiane P. Koch**.

*Controlling open quantum systems: Tools, achievements, and limitations*.

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter **28**, 213001 (2016).

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**R. Esteban Goetz**, Antonia Karamatskou, Robin Santra, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Quantum optimal control of photoelectron spectra and angular distributions*.

Phys. Rev. A **93**, 013413 (2016).

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**Wojciech Skomorowski**, Yuval Shagam, Edvardas Narevicius, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Photoassociation Spectroscopy in Penning Ionization Reactions at Sub-Kelvin Temperatures*.

J. Phys. Chem. A **120**, 3309 (2016).

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## Papers published in refereed journals 2015

Steffen J. Glaser, Udo Boscain, Tommaso Calarco, **Christiane P. Koch**, Walter Köckenberger, Ronnie Kosloff, Ilya Kuprov, Burkard Luy, Sophie Schirmer, Thomas Schulte-Herbrüggen, Dominique Sugny, and Frank K. Wilhelm.

*Training Schrödinger’s cat: quantum optimal control*.

Eur. Phys. J. D **69**, 279 (2015).

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Yuval Shagam, Ayelet Klein, **Wojciech Skomorowski**, Renjie Yun, Vitali Averbukh, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Edvardas Narevicius.

*Molecular hydrogen interacts more strongly when rotationally excited at low temperatures leading to faster reactions*.

Nature Chem. **7**, 921 (2015).

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**Michael H. Goerz**, K. Birgitta Whaley, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Hybrid Optimization Schemes for Quantum Control*.

EPJ Quantum Technology **2**, 21 (2015).

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Liat Levin, **Wojciech Skomorowski**, Ronnie Kosloff, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Zohar Amitay.

*Coherent Control of Bond Making: The performance of rationally phase-shaped femtosecond laser pulses*.

J. Phys. B **48**, 184004 (2015).

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**Daniel M. Reich**, Nadav Katz, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Exploiting Non-Markovianity for Quantum Control*.

Sci. Rep. **5**, 12430 (2015).

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Loren Greenman, **Christiane P. Koch**, and K. Birgitta Whaley.

*Laser pulses for coherent xuv Raman excitation*.

Phys. Rev. A **92**, 013407 (2015).

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Liat Levin, **Wojciech Skomorowski**, Leonid Rybak, Ronnie Kosloff, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Zohar Amitay.

*Coherent Control of Bond Making*.

Phys. Rev. Lett. **114**, 233003 (2015).

Synopsis: On-Demand Chemical Bond Formation

Physics Today: A femtosecond laser pulse makes molecular bonds

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Paul Watts, Jiří Vala, Matthias M. Müller, Tommaso Calarco, K. Birgitta Whaley, **Daniel M. Reich**, **Michael H. Goerz**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Optimizing for an arbitrary perfect entangler: I. Functionals*.

Phys. Rev. A **91**, 062306 (2015).

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**Michael H. Goerz**, Giulia Gualdi, **Daniel M. Reich**, **Christiane P. Koch**, Felix Motzoi, K. Birgitta Whaley, Jiří Vala, Matthias M. Müller, Simone Montangero, and Tommaso Calarco.

*Optimizing for an arbitrary perfect entangler. II. Application*.

Phys. Rev. A **91**, 062307 (2015).

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Anne Crubellier, Rosario González-Férez, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Eliane Luc-Koenig.

*Asymptotic model for shape resonance control of diatomics by intense non-resonant light*.

New J. Phys. **17**, 045020 (2015).

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Anne Crubellier, Rosario González-Férez, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Eliane Luc-Koenig.

*Asymptotic model for shape resonance control of diatomics by intense non-resonant light: Universality in the single-channel approximation*.

New J. Phys. **17**, 045022 (2015).

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**Michał Tomza**, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Robert Moszynski.

*Cold interactions between an Yb⁺ ion and a Li atom: Prospects for sympathetic cooling, radiative association, and Feshbach resonances*.

Phys. Rev. A **91**, 042706 (2015).

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H. Schmidt, J. von Vangerow, F. Stienkemeier, A. S. Bogomolov, A. V. Baklanov, **D. M. Reich**, **W. Skomorowski**, **C. P. Koch**, and M. Mudrich.

*Predissociation dynamics of lithium iodide*.

J. Chem. Phys. **142**, 044303 (2015).

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**J. Martin Berglund**, Michael Drewsen, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Femtosecond wavepacket interferometry using the rotational dynamics of a trapped cold molecular ion*.

New J. Phys. **17**, 025007 (2015).

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## Papers published in refereed journals 2014

**Michael H. Goerz**, Eli J. Halperin, Jon M. Aytac, **Christiane P. Koch**, and K. Birgitta Whaley.

*Robustness of high-fidelity Rydberg gates with single-site addressability*.

Phys. Rev. A **90**, 032329 (2014).

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Georg Jäger, **Daniel M. Reich**, **Michael H. Goerz**, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Ulrich Hohenester.

*Optimal quantum control of Bose-Einstein condensates in magnetic microtraps: Comparison of GRAPE and Krotov optimization schemes*.

Phys. Rev. A **90**, 033628 (2014).

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Giulia Gualdi, **David Licht**, **Daniel M. Reich**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Efficient Monte Carlo characterization of quantum operations for qudits*.

Phys. Rev. A **90**, 032317 (2014).

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**Daniel M. Reich**, Giulia Gualdi, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Optimal qudit operator bases for efficient characterization of quantum gates*.

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. **47**, 385305 (2014).

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Katharina Rojan, **Daniel M. Reich**, Igor Dotsenko, Jean-Michel Raimond, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Giovanna Morigi.

*Arbitrary quantum-state preparation of a harmonic oscillator via optimal control*.

Phys. Rev. A **90**, 023824 (2014).

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H. A. Fürst, **M. H. Goerz**, U. G. Poschinger, M. Murphy, S. Montangero, T. Calarco, F. Schmidt-Kaler, K. Singer, and **C. P. Koch**.

*Controlling the transport of an ion: Classical and quantum mechanical solutions*.

New J. Phys. **16**, 075007 (2014).

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**Michael H. Goerz**, **Daniel M. Reich**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Optimal control theory for a unitary operation under dissipative evolution*.

New J. Phys. **16**, 055012 (2014).

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**Michał Tomza**, Rosario González-Férez, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Robert Moszyński.

*Controlling magnetic Feshbach resonances in polar open-shell molecules with non-resonant light*.

Phys. Rev. Lett. **112**, 113201 (2014).

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Mamadou Ndong, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Dominique Sugny.

*Time optimization and state-dependent constraints in the quantum optimal control of molecular orientation*.

J. Mod. Opt. **61**, 857 (2014).

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**Daniel M. Reich**, José P. Palao, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Optimal control under spectral constraints: Enforcing multi-photon absorption pathways*.

J. Mod. Opt. **61**, 822 (2014).

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## Papers published in refereed journals 2013

**Daniel M. Reich** and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Cooling molecular vibrations with shaped laser pulses: Optimal control theory exploiting the timescale separation between coherent excitation and spontaneous emission*.

New J. Phys. **15**, 125028 (2013).

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B. H. McGuyer, C. B. Osborn, M. McDonald, G. Reinaudi, **W. Skomorowski**, R. Moszynski, and T. Zelevinsky.

*Nonadiabatic Effects in Ultracold Molecules via Anomalous Linear and Quadratic Zeeman Shifts*.

Phys. Rev. Lett. **111**, 243003 (2013).

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**Daniel M. Reich**, **Giulia Gualdi**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Optimal strategies for estimating the average fidelity of quantum gates*.

Phys. Rev. Lett. **111**, 200401 (2013).

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José P. Palao, **Daniel M. Reich**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Steering the optimization pathway in the control landscape using constraints*.

Phys. Rev. A **88**, 053409 (2013).

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Saieswari Amaran, Ronnie Kosloff, **Michał Tomza**, Wojciech Skomorowski, Filip Pawłowski, Robert Moszynski, Leonid Rybak, Liat Levin, Zohar Amitay, **J. Martin Berglund**, **Daniel M. Reich**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Femtosecond two-photon photoassociation of hot magnesium atoms: A quantum dynamical study using thermal random phase wavefunctions*.

J. Chem. Phys. **139**, 164124 (2013).

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**Daniel M. Reich**, **Giulia Gualdi**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Minimum number of input states required for quantum gate characterization*.

Phys. Rev. A **88**, 042309 (2013).

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**Giulia Gualdi** and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Renormalization approach to non-Markovian open-quantum-system dynamics*.

Phys. Rev. A **88**, 022122 (2013).

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**Michał Tomza**, Wojciech Skomorowski, Monika Musiał, Rosario González-Férez, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Robert Moszynski.

*Interatomic potentials, electric properties, and spectroscopy of the ground and excited states of the Rb₂ molecule: Ab initio calculations and effect of a non-resonant field*.

Mol. Phys. **111**, 1781 (2013).

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Mamadou Ndong, Marc Lapert, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Dominique Sugny.

*Comparative study of monotonically convergent optimization algorithms for the control of molecular rotation*.

Phys. Rev. A **87**, 043416 (2013).

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## Papers published in refereed journals 2012

Rosario González-Férez and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Enhancing photoassociation rates by non-resonant light control of shape resonances*.

Phys. Rev. A **86**, 063420 (2012).

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**Michał Tomza**, **Michael H. Goerz**, Monica Musiał, Robert Moszyński, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Optimal production of ultracold ground-state molecules: Stabilization employing potentials with ion-pair character and strong spin-orbit coupling*.

Phys. Rev. A **86**, 043424 (2012).

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**Christiane P. Koch** and Moshe Shapiro.

*Coherent control of ultracold photoassociation*.

Chem. Rev. **212**, 4928-4948 (2012).

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Wojciech Skomorowski, Filip Pawłowski, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Robert Moszyński.

*Rovibrational dynamics of the strontium molecule in the A¹Σu⁺, c³Πu, and a³Σu⁺ manifold from state-of-the-art ab initio calculations*.

J. Chem. Phys. **136**, 194306 (2012).

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Wojciech Skomorowski, Robert Moszyński, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Formation of deeply bound ultracold Sr₂ molecules by photoassociation near the Sr(³P)+Sr(¹S) intercombination line*.

Phys. Rev. A **85**, 043414 (2012).

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Haidong Yuan, **Christiane P. Koch**, Peter Salamon, and David J. Tannor.

*Controllability on relaxation-free subspaces: On the relationship between adiabatic population transfer and optimal control*.

Phys. Rev. A **85**, 033417 (2012).

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**D. Reich**, **M. Ndong**, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Monotonically convergent optimization in quantum control using Krotov’s method*.

J. Chem. Phys. **136**, 104103 (2012).

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## Papers published in refereed journals 2011

Leonid Rybak, Saieswari Amaran, Liat Levin, **Michał Tomza**, Robert Moszyński, Ronnie Kosloff, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Zohar Amitay.

*Generating Molecular Rovibrational Coherence by Two-Photon Femtosecond Photoassociation of Thermally Hot Atoms*.

Phys. Rev. Lett. **107**, 273001 (2011).

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Leonid Rybak, Zohar Amitay, Saieswari Amaran, Ronnie Kosloff, **Michał Tomza**, Robert Moszyński, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Femtosecond coherent control of thermal photoassociation of magnesium atoms*.

Faraday Disc. **153**, 383 (2011).

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Matthias M. Müller, Harald Haakh, Tommaso Calarco, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Carsten Henkel.

*Prospects for fast Rydberg gates on an atom chip*.

Quantum Inf. Process. **10**, 771 (2011).

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**Michał Tomza**, Filip Pawłowski, Małgorzata Jeziorska, **Christiane P. Koch**, and Robert Moszyński.

*Formation of ultracold SrYb molecules in an optical lattice by photoassociation spectroscopy: theoretical prospects*.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. **13**, 18893 (2011).

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M. M. Müller, **D. M. Reich**, M. Murphy, H. Yuan, J. Vala, K. B. Whaley, T. Calarco, and **C. P. Koch**.

*Optimizing entangling quantum gates for physical systems*.

Phys. Rev. A **84**, 042315 (2011).

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**M. H. Goerz**, T. Calarco, and **C. P. Koch**.

*The Quantum Speed Limit of Optimal Controlled Phasegates for Trapped Neutral Atoms*.

J. Phys. B **44**, 154011 (2011).

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## Other papers 2011

Rosario González-Férez, **Ruzin Ağanoğlu**, Mikhail Lemeshko, Bretislav Friedrich, and **Christiane P. Koch**.

*Controlling a diatomic shape resonance with non-resonant light*.

arXiv:1105.0761 (2011).

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