Gopal Dixit
Associate Professor
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Research Interests: 
My research focuses on understanding ultrafast physical and chemical processes in nature occuring on natural timescales (attosecond and femtosecond).  For more details, please visit research group webpage.  


Selected Publications: 

1. Mrudul M. S., Jimenez-Galan A., Ivanov M., and Dixit G.: “Light-Induced Valleytronics in Pristine Graphene”  Optica 8, 422 (2021).

2. Rana N., Roy A. P., Bansal D., and Dixit G.: “Four-dimensional imaging of lattice dynamics using ab-initio simulation”  Npj Computational Materials  7, 7 (2021).

3. Mrudul M. S., Tancogne-Dejean N., Rubio A., and Dixit G.: “High-harmonic generation from spin-polarised defects in solids”  Npj Computational Materials  6, 10 (2020).

4. Hermann G., Pohl V.,  Dixit G. and Tremblay J. C.: “Probing electronic fluxes via time-resolved x-ray scattering”  Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 013002 (2020).

5. Jimenez-Galan A., Dixit G.,  Patchkovskii S., Smirnova O., Morales F., and Ivanov M.: “Attosecond recorder of the polarization state of light”  Nature Communications 9, 850 (2018).

6. Bredtmann T., Ivanov M. and Dixit G.: “X-ray imaging of chemically active valence electrons during a pericyclic reaction”  Nature Communications 5, 5589 (2014).

7. Dixit G., Vendrell O. and Santra R.: “Imaging electronic quantum motion with light” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 11636 (2012).

(see also news and views in Nature Photonics 6, 645, 2012).

8. Dixit G., Slowik J. M. and Santra R.:  “Proposed imaging of the ultrafast electronic motion in samples using x-ray phase-contrast” Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 137403 (2013). 

Appeared as a cover page in Phys. Rev. Lett. (see also highlight in Nature Photonics 7, 423, 2013).

9. Dixit G., Chakraborty H. S. and Madjet M. E.: “Time delay in the recoiling valence-photoemission of Ar endohedrally confined in C60”  Phys. Rev. Lett111, 203003 (2013).

10. Santra R., Dixit G. and Slowik J. M.: “Comment on How to observe coherent electron dynamics directly” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 189301 (2014). 




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