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Michael Zürch

Dr. Michael Zürch


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Leading the research project QUESTforENERGY that is funded until 2022 within the "Make Our Planet Great Again - German Research Initiative" by DAAD/BMBF.



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Other activities:


Since 12/2018 also Max Planck Research Group Leader (W2) at the Fritz Haber Institute in the Max Planck Society in Berlin. Contact details at FHI are:

Michael Zürch
Fritz Haber Institute
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 8413-5142



Research interests include:

  • • Attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy in solid-state materials with special attention to twodimensional quantum materials (ultrafast carrier dynamics, linear and non-linear optical response, strongly correlated materials)
    • High-resolution imaging in the XUV and soft X-ray spectral range (Coherent Diffraction Imaging, Ptychography, Digital In-line Holography)
    • Combination of ultrafast time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy and time-resolved X-ray diffraction for multimodal investigation of non-heterogenous samples with special attention to magnetic materials
    • Microscopy with singular light beams (vortex beams) in the visible and XUV
  • • Nonlinear X-ray diffraction microscopy using Free-electron lasers for advanced investigations on nanostructured materials

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Research highlights:

Direct and simultaneous observation of electron and hole dynamics in germanium and carrier traping in silicon-germanium alloy by attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy. Published in:

M. Zürch, et al., Direct and simultaneous observation of ultrafast electron and hole dynamics in germanium, Nature Communications, 8:15734 (2017).

M. Zürch, et al., Carrier thermalization and trapping in silicon-germanium, Structural Dynamics 4, 044029 (2017).





Determination of required coherence properties for coherent diffraction imaging using a solid-state soft X-ray laser. Published in:

M. Zürch, et al., Transverse Coherence Limited Coherent Diffraction Imaging using a Molybdenum Soft X-ray Laser Pumped at Moderate Pump Energies, Scientific Reports 7:5314 (2017).







First demonstration of converting an optical vortex beam from the infrared into the XUV spectral domain by high order harmonic generation. Published in:

M. Zürch, et al., Strong-field physics with singular light beams, Nature Physics 8, 743-746 (2012).

[Featured in: S. Patchovskii and M. Spanner. Nonlinear optics: High harmonics with a twist, Nature Physics 8, 707-708 (2012)]

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Invention and demonstration of breast cancer cell classification by scattering coherent XUV light on a single cell. Published in:

M. Zürch, et al., Cancer cell classification with coherent diffraction imaging using an extreme ultraviolet radiation source, Journal of Medical Imaging 1 (3), 031008 (2014).

[Student paper award 1st place in the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 2014; Finalist for the Robert F. Wagner Award; This part of my disseration was recognized by the Reichart-Prize of the Academy of Sciences and Humanitites in Erfurt (Akademie gemeinnütziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt) in 2015]


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First demonstration of sub-wavelength coherent diffraction imaging and real-time imaging at short exposure times
in a table-top high harmonic setup. We reached 0.8 times lambda in resolution using 33nm coherent illumination. Published in:
M. Zürch, et al., Real-time and Subwavelength Ultrafast Coherent Diffraction Imaging in the Extreme Ultraviolet, Nature Scientific Reports 4 (7356), 1-5 (2014).
[This part of my work was recognized by the Dr.-Ing. Siefried Werth Disseration Award by the Dr.-Ing. Siegfried Werth Foundation in 2015.]

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Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Education

  • Since 12/2018 Independent Max Planck Research Group Leader (W2) at Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Department of Physical Chemistry, Berlin, Germany.
  • 07/2018-11/2018 Junior Research Group Leader in own project QUESTforENERGY at Institute of Optics and Quantumelectronics and Abbe Center of Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 11/2017-06/2018 Senior Post-doctoral Researcher (Habilitand) at Institute of Optics and Quantumelectronics and Abbe Center of Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Group of Christian Spielmann)
  • 04/2017-11/2017 Post-doctoral Research Fellow at University of California at Berkeley, Chemistry Department. Affiliate Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. (Groups of Daniel M. Neumark and Stephen R. Leone)
  • 06/2017 Visiting Researcher at Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquée (LOA), Palaiseau, France
  • 11/2015-03/2017 Feodor Lynen Fellow at University of California at Berkeley, Chemistry Department. Affiliate Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. (Groups of Daniel M. Neumark and Stephen R. Leone)
  • 09/2015-10/2015 Visiting Researcher at Max Born Institute Berlin, Germany
  • 07/2014-10/2015 Post-Doc and scientific research assistant at Institute of Optics and Quantumelectronics and Abbe Center of Photonics, FSU Jena (Group of Christian Spielmann)
  • 10/2010-07/2014 Doctorate in physics and scientific research assistant at Institute of Optics and Quantumelectronics and Abbe Center of Photonics, FSU Jena, finished with distinction (summa cum laude) on the topic Coherent High-Resolution Imaging of Artificial and Biological Specimens using Compact Ultrafast Extreme Ultraviolet Sources. (Group of Christian Spielmann)
  • 2005-2010 Diploma studies in technical physics at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, finished with distinction (average 1.1) with the topic of the diploma thesis Limitations of Ultra-Fast Nonlinear Optics in Nanostructured Samples
  • 2009 Undergraduate assistant at Institute for Optics and Quantumelectronics, FSU Jena
  • 2008 Student research project at Institute for Solid State Physics, FSU Jena, with the topic Noise measurement on HTSL-gradiometers fabricated on crossed bi-crystals


Publications

ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS


1. S. K. Cushing, A. Lee, L. M. Carneiro, H.-T. Chang, M. Zürch, S. R. Leone. Differentiating Photoexcited Carrier and Phonon Dynamics in the , L, and Γ Valleys of Si(100) with Transient Extreme
Ultraviolet Spectroscopy,
submitted (2018).
2. G. K. Tadesse, W. Eschen, R. Klas, M. Tschernajew, F. Tuitje, M. Steinert, M. Zilk, V. Schuster,
M. Zürch, T. Pertsch, C. Spielmann, J. Limpert, J. Rothhardt. Wavelength-scale ptychographic
coherent diffractive imaging using a high-order harmonic source,
Scientific Reports, under review
(2018).
3. S. K. Cushing,
M. Zürch, P. M. Kraus, L. M. Carneiro, A. Lee, H.-T. Chang, C. J. Kaplan, S. R.
Leone. Hot phonon and carrier relaxation in Si(100) determined by transient extreme ultraviolet
spectroscopy,
Structural Dynamics 5, 054302 (2018).
4. C. J. Kaplan, P. M. Kraus, A. D. Ross,
M. Zürch, S. K. Cushing, M. F. Jager, H.-T. Chang, E. M.
Gullikson, D. M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. Femtosecond Tracking of Carrier Relaxation in Germanium
with Extreme Ultraviolet Transient Reflectivity,
Physical Review B 97, 205202 (2018).
5. P. M. Kraus,
M. Zürch, S. K. Cushing, D. M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. The Ultrafast X-ray Spectrocopic
Revolution in Chemical Dynamics,
Nature Reviews Chemistry 2, 82-94 (2018).
6. R. Sollapur
, D. Kartashov, M. Zürch, A. Hoffmann, T. Grigorova, G. Sauer, A. Hartung, A.
Schwuchow, J. Bierlich, J. Kobelke, M. Chemnitz, Markus A. Schmidt, C. Spielmann. Resonanceenhanced multi-octave supercontinuum generation in antiresonant hollow-core fibers,
Light: Science
& Applications
, 6, e17124 (2017). Equal contribution.
7. M. Zürch, R. Jung, C. Spaeth, J. Tümmler, A. Guggenmos, D. Attwood, U. Kleineberg, H. Stiel and
C. Spielmann. Spatial Coherence Limited Coherence Diffraction Imaging using a Molybdenum Soft
X-ray Laser Pumped at Moderate Pump Energies,
Nature Scientific Reports 7:5314, 1-10 (2017).
8.
M. Zürch, H.-T. Chang, P. M. Kraus, S. K. Cushing, L. J. Borja, A. Gandman, J. S. Prell, D. Prendergast, C. D. Premmaraju, D. M. Neumark, and S. R. Leone. Carrier Thermalization and Trapping in
Silicon-Germanium Alloy Probed by Attosecond XUV Transient Absorption Spectroscopy,
Structural
Dynamics
4 (4), 044029 (2017).
9.
M. Zürch, H.-T. Chang, L. J. Borja, P. M. Kraus, S. Cushing, A. Gandman, C. J. Kaplan, M.
H. Oh, J. S. Prell, D. Prendergast, C. D. Premmaraju, D. M. Neumark, and S. R. Leone. Direct
and Simultaneous Observation of Ultrafast Electron and Hole Dynamics in Germanium,
Nature
Communications
8:15734, 1-11 (2017). Equal contribution.
10. H.-T. Chang, M. Zürch, P. M. Kraus, L. J. Borja, D. M. Neumark, and S. R. Leone. Simultaneous
generation of sub-5-femtosecond 400 nm and 800 nm pulses for attosecond extreme ultraviolet
pump-probe spectroscopy,
Optics Letters 41 (22), 5365-5368 (2016). Equal contribution.
11. G.K. Tadesse, R. Klas, S. Demmler, S. Hädrich, I. Wahyutama, M. Steinert, C. Spielmann, M.
Zürch
, T. Pertsch, A. Tünnermann, J. Limpert and J. Rothhardt. High speed and high resolution
table-top nanoscale imaging,
Optics Letters 41 (22), 5170-5173, also arxiv.org/pdf/1605.02909
(2016).
Selected as Editor's pick.
12. L. J. Borja, M. Zürch, C. D. Premmaraju, M. Schultze, K. Ramaseha, A. Gandman, J. S. Prell, D.
Prendergast, D. M. Neumark, and S. R. Leone. Extreme Ultraviolet Transient Absorption of Solids
from Femtosecond to Attosecond Timescales,
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 33 (7),
C57-C64 (2016).

13. A. Hoffmann, M. Zürch and Ch. Spielmann. Extreme nonlinear optics using shaped pulses spectrally broadened in an Ar or SF6 filled hollow core fiber, Applied Sciences 5 (4), 1310-1322 (2015).
14. C. Kern,
M. Zürch and C. Spielmann. Limitations of Extreme Nonlinear Ultrafast Nanophotonics,
Nanophotonics 4 (1), 303-323 (2015).
Corresponding Author.
15. M. Zürch and C. Spielmann. Extreme ultraviolet digital in-line holography using a table top source,
Applied Optics 54 (19), 5992-5997 (2015).
16.
M. Zürch, J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, M. Krebs, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg, and C. Spielmann. Real-time and Sub-wavelength Ultrafast Coherent
Diffraction Imaging in the Extreme Ultraviolet,
Nature Scientific Reports 4 (7356), 1-5 (2014).
17.
M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann. Cancer cell
classification with coherent diffraction imaging using an extreme ultraviolet radiation source,
Journal
of Medical Imaging
1 (3), 031008 (2014).
18. A. Hoffmann,
M. Zürch, M. Gräfe, and Ch. Spielmann. Spectral broadening and compression of
sub-millijoule laser pulses in hollow-core fibers filled with sulfur hexafluoride,
Optics Express 22,
12038-12045 (2014).
19.
M. Zürch, A. Hoffmann, M. Gräfe, B. Landgraf, M. Riediger, and Ch. Spielmann. Characterization of
a broadband interferometric autocorrelator for visible light with ultrashort blue laser pulses,
Optics
Communications
321, 28-31 (2014).
20.
M. Zürch, C. Kern, and Ch. Spielmann. XUV coherent diffraction imaging in reflection geometry
with low numerical aperture,
Optics Express 21 (18), 21131-21147 (2013).
Selected for publication in Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics 8 (10), 2013.
21. M. Zürch, C. Kern, P. Hansinger, A. Dreischuh, and Ch. Spielmann. Strong-field physics with
singular light beams,
Nature Physics 8, 743-746 (2012).
22. S. Eyring, C. Kern,
M. Zürch, and C. Spielmann. Improving high-order harmonic yield using
wavefront-controlled ultrashort laser pulses,
Optics Express 20 (5), 5601-5606 (2012).
23. C. Kern,
M. Zürch, J. Petschulat, T. Pertsch, B. Kley, T. Käsebier, U. Hübner, and C. Spielmann.
Comparison of femtosecond laser-induced damage on unstructured vs. nano-structured Au-targets,
Applied Physics A 104 (1), 15-12 (2011).

Selected as rapid communication.


ARTICLES IN PROCEEDINGS

24. Z. Samsonova, S. Höfer, A. Hoffmann, B. Landgraf, M. Zürch, I. Uschmann, D. Khaghani, O.
Rosmej, P. Neumayer, R. Röder, L. Trefflich, C. Ronning, E. Förster, C. Spielmann, and D. Kartashov.
X-Ray Emission Generated By Laser-Produced Plasmas From Dielectric Nanostructured Targets,
AIP Conference Proceedings
1811, 180001 (2017).
25.
M. Zürch, L. J. Borja, H.-T. Chang, P. M. Kraus, C. J. Kaplan, A. Gandman, J. S. Prell, C. D.
Premmaraju, D. Prendergast, D. M. Neumark, and S. R. Leone. Electron and Hole Dynamics
in Silicon-Germanium Alloy Measured by Attosecond XUV Transient Absorption,
International
Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena
, DOI:10.1364/UP.2016.UM1A.5, ISBN: 978-1-943580-18-7,
October 2016.
26. P. M. Kraus, C. J. Kaplan, L. J. Borja,
M. Zürch, H.-Z. Chang, M. F. Jager, C. Ott, K. Currier, D.
M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. Attosecond transient reflectivity of electron dynamics in germanium,
International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, DOI:10.1364/UP.2016.UTh5A.6, ISBN: 978-1-
943580-18-7, October 2016.

27. M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann. Apparatus and
fast method for cancer cell classification based on high harmonic coherent diffraction imaging in
reflection geometry,
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 9033,
Medical Imaging 2014: Physics of Medical Imaging, Art. No. 9033-58 (2014).
28. C. Kern,
M. Zürch, P. Hansinger, A. Dreischuh, and Ch. Spielmann. Extreme nonlinear optical
processes with beams carrying orbital angular momentum,
Proceedings of SPIE - The International
Society for Optical Engineering
8984, Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XVIII, Art. No.

8984-45 (2014).

THESES

29. M. Zürch, Coherent High-Resolution Imaging of Artificial and Biological Specimen using Compact
Ultrafast Extreme Ultraviolet Sources
, Doctoral Theses, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 2014.
30.
M. Zürch, Limitations of Ultra-Fast Nonlinear Optics in Nanostructured Samples, Diploma Thesis,
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 2010.
BOOK
31. M. Zürch, High-Resolution Extreme Ultraviolet Microscopy: Imaging of Artificial and Biologic
Specimens with Laser-driven Ultrafast XUV Sources
published within Springer Theses, ISBN

978-3-319-12387-5, Springer Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, 2015.

CHAPTER

32. M. Zürch, A. Guggenmos, R. Jung, J. Rothhardt, C. Spaeth, J. Tümmler, S. Demmler, S. Hädrich,
J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, U. Kleineberg, H. Stiel and C. Spielmann,
Coherent Diffraction Imaging
with Table-top XUV Sources
in X-Ray Lasers 2016, Springer Proceedings in Physics 202, Springer,
ISBN 978-3-319-73025-7, 231-241 (2018).
33. H. Stiel, A. Blechschmidt, A. Dehlinger, R. Jung, E. Malm, B. Pfau, C. Pratsch, C. Seim, J. Tümmler
and
M. Zürch, 2D and 3D Nanoscale Imaging Using High Repetition Rate Laboratory-Based
Soft X-Ray Sources
in X-Ray Lasers 2016, Springer Proceedings in Physics 202, Springer, ISBN

978-3-319-73025-7, 265-272 (2018).


PATENTS

34. M. Zürch and Ch. Spielmann,Verfahren zur Auswertung von durch schmalbandige, kurzwellige,
kohärente Laserstrahlung erzeugten Streubildern von Objekten, insbesondere zur Verwendung in
der XUV-Mikroskopie
, patent pending DE102012022966.6, WO 2014/079408 A1, 21.11.12.
35.
M. Zürch and Ch. Spielmann,Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung einer schmalbandigen,
kurzwelligen, kohärenten Laserstrahlung, insbesondere für XUV-Mikroskopie
, patent pending

DE102012022961.5, WO 2014/096976 A3, 21.11.12.

INVITED TALKS (ONLY OWN PRESENTATIONS)

36. M. Zürch. Single Shot XUV Nanoimaging Using an Intense Femtosecond Soft X-ray Laser, LASERLAB Europe User Meeting, Paris, France, November 2018.
37.
M. Zürch, F. Tuitje, T. Helk, J. Gautier, F. Tissandier, J.-P. Goddet, E. Oliva, H. Stiel, A. Guggenmos,
U. Kleineberg, S. Sebban and C. Spielmann. Ptychography and Single Shot Nanoscale Imaging
with Plasma-based Laser Sources,
International Conference on X-Ray Lasers 2018, Prague, Czech
Republic, October 2018.
38.
M. Zürch, R. Sollapur, A. Hoffmann, G. Sauer, A. Hartung, D. Kartashov, M. Schmidt, and C.
Spielmann. Octave Broadband Supercontinuum Generation in Gas-Filled Anti-Resonant HollowCore Fiber,
CLEO 2016: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, San Jose, California, June
2016.
39.
M. Zürch, A. Guggenmos, R. Jung, J. Rothhardt, C. Spaeth, J. Tümmler, S. Demmler, S. Hädrich,
J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, U. Kleineberg, H. Stiel and C. Spielmann. Coherent Diffraction Imaging
with Table-top XUV Sources,
International Conference on X-Ray Lasers 2016, Nara, Japan, May
2016.
40.
M. Zürch, R. Jung, C. Spaeth, J. Tümmler, M. Riediger, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg, H. Stiel and
C. Spielmann. Table-top Soft X-ray Laser for Coherent Diffraction Imaging: Characterization and
Comparison to High Harmonic Sources,
COST MP2013 Meeting - X-ray imaging and Theranostic,
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12.04.2016.
41.
M. Zürch and C. Spielmann. CDI at high numerical aperture and phase contrast holography using
a high harmonic source,
COST MP2013 Meeting - 3D imaging with coherent and incoherent X-ray
sources
, Uppsala, Sweden, 18.09.2015.
42.
M. Zürch. Coherent ultrafast imaging in the extreme ultraviolet - from cancer cell classification
to optical vortex generation for phase-structured illumination,
German Physical Society - Spring
Meeting
, Heidelberg, Germany, 24.03.2015.
43.
M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann. Cancer cell
classification with coherent diffraction imaging using a table-top soft X-ray source,
COST MP2013
Meeting - New X-ray sources for industrial metrology
, Jena, Germany, 23.03.2015.
44. C. Kern,
M. Zürch, Z. Samsonova, D. Kartashov, and C. Spielmann. Laser induced damage of
nanostructured materials,
5th European Conference on Applications of Femtosecond Lasers in

Materials Science, Mauterndorf, Austria, 16.03.2015.

SEMINAR TALKS

45. M. Zürch. Imaging and Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials on Extreme Length and Time Scales,
Max-Planck Research Group Selection Symposium Chemistry, Physics, and Technology Section,
Berlin, Germany, Feb 2018.
46.
M. Zürch. Photoexcitation dynamics in semiconductors and two-dimensional semiconductors
observed by attosecond core-level spectroscopy,
Department seminar, Max Planck Institute for the
Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg, Germany, 08.12.2017.
47.
M. Zürch. Non-equilibrium dynamics in semiconductors and two-dimensional semiconductor
nanomaterials observed by attosecond core-level spectroscopy,
Department seminar, Fritz Haber
Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany, 13.11.2017.
48.
M. Zürch. Studying Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Semiconductors using Attosecond Transient
Absorption Spectroscopy,
Institute seminar, CEA Saclay, France, 14.06.2017.
49.
M. Zürch. Extreme Ultraviolet Nanoscopy and Ultrafast Time-resolved Spectroscopy Using High
Harmonic Radiation,
Institute seminar, Rostock University, Germany, 28.07.2016.
50. M. Zürch. Table-top Extreme Ultraviolet Nanoscopy and Time-resolved Spectroscopy, Colloquium
on Physics in Biomedical Imaging
, TU Munich, Germany, 27.07.2016.
51.
M. Zürch. Nanoskopie und Attosekundenspektroskopie - Messungen auf kleinsten und kürzesten
Skalen,
Institute seminar, University of Potsdam, Germany, 12.07.2016.
52.
M. Zürch and Ch. Spielmann. Nanoscale diffraction imaging and holography using Table-top HHG
Sources,
Seminar, Lund University, Sweden, 06.10.2014.
53.
M. Zürch and Ch. Spielmann. Coherent Diffraction Imaging and Digital In-line Holography using
Table-top HHG Sources,
Group Seminar, Clarendon Labs at University of Oxford, United Kingdom,

21.05.2014.

CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS (ONLY OWN PRESENTATIONS)

54. M. Zürch, H.-T. Chang, A. Guggenmos, D. Y. Qiu, R. Geneaux, Y.-C. Chen, X. Wei, C.-M. Jiang, Y.
Liang, F. H. da Jornada, A. Schwartzberg, D. Prendergast, V. C. Tung, S. G. Louie, D. M. Neumark,
S. R. Leone. Extreme Ultraviolet Core-Exciton Dynamics in Two-dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide,
XXI International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Hamburg, Germany, July 2018. (talk)
55.
M. Zürch, F. Tuitje, T. Helk, J. Gautier, F. Tissandier, J.-P. Goddet, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg,
S. Sebban, C. Spielmann. Single Shot XUV Nanoimaging using an Intense Femtosecond Soft
X-ray Laser,
XXI International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Hamburg, Germany, July 2018.
(poster)
56.
M. Zürch, P. M. Kraus, H.-T. Chang, S. K. Cushing, D. M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. Valley-resolved
Electronic Coherences in Silicon Observed by Attosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy,
Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Erlangen, Germany, March 2018. (talk)
57.
M. Zürch, F. Tuitje, T. Helk, J. Gautier, F. Tissandier, J. P. Goddet, S. Sebban, C. Spielmann.
Ptychographic Wavefront Measurement of a High Harmonic Seeded Soft X-ray Laser,
Spring
Meeting of the German Physical Society
, Erlangen, Germany, March 2018. (talk)
58.
M. Zürch, P. M. Kraus, H.-T. Chang, S. K. Cushing, D. M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. Valley-resolved
Electronic Coherences in Silicon Observed by Attosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy,
Ultrafast Optics 2017 Conference, Jackson Hole (WY), USA, October 2017. (talk)
59.
M. Zürch, H.-T. Chang, L. J. Borja, P. M. Kraus, S. K. Cushing, A. Gandman, C.-J. Kaplan, M.-H. Oh,
J. S. Prell, D. Prendergast, C. D. Pemmaraju, D. M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. Ultrafast Valley-resolved
Carrier Dynamics in Group IV Semiconductors,
Ultrafast Optics 2017 Conference, Jackson Hole
(WY), USA, October 2017. (poster)
60.
M. Zürch, H.-T. Chang, L. J. Borja, P. M. Kraus, S. K. Cushing, A. Gandman, C- J. Kaplan, M.-H.
Oh, J. S. Prell, D. Prendergast, C. D. Pemmaraju, D. M. Neumark, S. R. Leone. Direct Observation
of Carrier and Band Dynamics in Germanium using Attosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy,
ATTO2017: 6th International Conference on Attosecond Physics, Xian, China, July 2017. (poster)
61.
M. Zürch, R. Sollapur, D. Kartashov, A. Hoffmann, T. Grigorova, G. Sauer, A. Hartung, A. Schwuchow,
J. Bierlich, J. Kobelke, M. A. Schmidt, C. Spielmann. Multi-octave supercontinuum driven by soliton
explosion in dispersion-designed antiresonant hollow-core fibers,
CLEO 2017: Laser Science to
Photonic Applications
, San Jose, California, June 2017. (talk)
62.
M. Zürch, L. J. Borja, H.-T. Chang, P. M. Kraus, C. J. Kaplan, A. Gandman, J. S. Prell, C. D.
Premmaraju, D. Prendergast, D. M. Neumark, and S. R. Leone. Electron and Hole Dynamics
in Silicon-Germanium Alloy Measured by Attosecond XUV Transient Absorption,
International
Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena
, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 2016. (talk)
63.
M. Zürch, J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, M. Krebs, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg, and C. Spielmann. Approaching the Abbe Limit in the Extreme Ultraviolet:
Ultrafast Imaging Using a Compact High Average Power High Harmonic Source,
Frontiers in Optics
Conference
, San Jose, USA, 22.10.2015. (talk, featured by AIP/OSA)
64. M. Zürch, A. Guggenmos, C. M. Heyl, B. Landgraf, A. Hoffmann, C. Spaeth, R. Hollinger, S. Namba,
U. Kleineberg and C. Spielmann. Narrow-band high harmonic emission at 100eV from an optimized
generation geometry driven by an ultrafast 40mJ table-top laser,
3rd International Conference on
Correlation Effects in Radiation Fields
, Rostock, Germany, 14.09.2014. (hot topic talk)
65.
M. Zürch, J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, M. Krebs, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg, and C. Spielmann. Coherent ultrafast diffraction imaging at the Abbe limit
using a compact high average power high harmonic source,
European Conference on Lasers and
Electro-Optics and the European Quantum Electronics Conference
, Munich, Germany, 25.06.2015.
(talk)
66.
M. Zürch, J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, M. Krebs, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg, and C. Spielmann. High Average Power quasi-monochromatic XUV Source for
Coherent Imaging Applications,
High-Intensity Lasers and High-Field Phenomena, Berlin, Germany,
20.03.2014. (talk)
67.
M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann. Apparatus and
fast method for cancer cell classification based on high harmonic coherent diffraction imaging in
reflection geometry,
SPIE Medical Imaging 2014, San Diego, USA, 20.02.2014. (talk)
68.
M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann. Compact Coherent
High Resolution XUV Microscopy Device for Imaging of Biologic Specimen,
American Association
for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting 2013
, Houston, USA, 31.07.2013. (poster)
69.
M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann. Fast Method for
Classification Based on Coherent High Resolution XUV Scatter Images of Biologic specimen,
American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting 2013, Houston, USA, 30.07.2013.
(poster)
70. C. Kern,
M. Zürch, P. Hansinger, A. Dreischuh, and Ch. Spielmann. Extreme Nonlinear Optical
Processes with Beams Carrying Orbital Angular momentum,
CLEO/Europe - IQEC Conference,
Munich, Germany, 16.05.2013. (talk)
71.
M. Zürch, C. Kern, and Ch. Spielmann. Tabletop Lensless Imaging Apparatus using an Ultrashort
High Harmonic XUV Source,
CLEO/Europe - IQEC Conference, Munich, 16.05.2013. (poster)
72.
M. Zürch, C. Kern, P. Hansinger, A. Dreischuh, and Ch. Spielmann. Extreme nonlinear optics
with singular light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,
Ultrafast Optics Conference, Davos,
Switzerland, 08.03.2013. (talk)
73.
M. Zürch, C. Kern, P. Hansinger, A. Dreischuh, and Ch. Spielmann. Highly nonlinear interaction
of laser beams with orbital angular momentum,
DokDok 2012 Conference, Oppurg 2012, 7-
11.10.2012. (poster)
74.
M. Zürch, C. Kern, J. Petschulat, T. Pertsch, B. Kley, T. Käsebier, U. Hübner, and C. Spielmann.
Femtosecond Damage Threshold of Plasmonic Nanostructures Compared to Au Films,
4th European Conference on Applications of Femtosecond Lasers in Materials Science - FemtoMat 2011,

Mauterndorf, Austria, 16.03.2011. (talk)

ARTICLES IN NON-PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

75. M. Zürch, and Ch. Spielmann. Cancer cell diagnosis using ultrafast lasers, Laser+Photonics 10
(1), 20-23 (2015). (invited)
76.
M. Zürch, and Ch. Spielmann. Diagnose von Krebszellen mittels Ultrakurzpulslaser, BioPhotonik 7
(1), 36-39 (2014). (invited)
77.
M. Zürch, C. Kern, and Ch. Spielmann. Optische Wirbel, Physik in unserer Zeit 3 (44), 134-141
(2013). (invited)

78. M. Zürch. Die Jenaer Physiker und der Amateurfunk, CQ-DL das Amateurfunkmagazin 11, 805-807
(2011).

Academic Awards

Scientific Awards

• Feodor Lynen Alumni Fellowship, Humboldt Foundation, in 2018.
• Independent Max Planck Research Group (MPRG), Max Planck Society, in 2018
• Fellowship Program in the Make our Planet Great Again German Research Initiative, DAAD/BMBF, in 2018
• Feodor Lynen Fellowship, Humboldt-Foundation, in 2015.
• Reichart-Prize 2015, Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Erfurt (Akademie gemeinnütziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt), in 2015.
• Dr.-Ing. Siegfried Werth Dissertation Award, Dr.-Ing. Siegfried Werth Foundation, in 2015
• Finalist Dissertation Award of the German Physical Society, in 2015.
• Springer Theses Dissertation Award, in 2014.
• Student paper award first place in Physics of Medical Imaging, SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, in 2014.
• Finalist Robert F. Wagner Award, SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, in 2014.
• Best diploma thesis award of the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, FSU Jena, in 2010.

Teaching

  • Advisor for lab works for undergraduate students of other subjects (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014).
  • Seminar supervisor for the seminar Fundamentals of Photonics (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).
  • Seminar supervisor for the seminar Modern Methods of Spectroscopy (2015).
  • Tutor for the advanced seminar for undergraduate students in optics.
  • Occasional reading lecture Fundamentals of Photonics.
  • Supervision of several labworks, Bachelor and Master Thesis.
  • Participation in the full-year Teaching Qualification Basic course of the Graduate Academy at FSU Jena.