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Damir Aumiler

Damir Aumiler
Senior Scientist
Institute of Physics


Bijenička cesta 46, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385 1 4698 865
E-mail: aumiler@ifs.hr
http://www.ifs.hr
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Last updated: 08.07.2021
Education


  • 2006 PhD in Physics: Resonant interaction of atoms and molecules with the femtosecond laser frequency comb
  • 2003-2006 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics and Astrophysics
  • 2002 BSc in Physics: The influence of perturbers on the structure of atomic and molecular transitions in rubidium vapor
  • 1995-2002 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics
  • 1991-1995 High school, XV Gymnasium, Zagreb
  • 1983-1991 Elementary school, Zagreb
Research interests


Experimental

  • Interaction of atoms with optical frequency combs
  • Cold atoms
  • Frequency comb spectroscopy
  • Nonlinear interaction of atoms and molecules with ultrashort laser pulses
  • Laser fluorescence microscopy

Theoretical

  • Quantum density matrix treatment of atom-laser field interaction
  • Propagation of ultrashort laser pulses in nonlinear dispersive media

Popular

Teaching
@ University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Physics Department


(Under)graduate level

  • Laser Physics
  • Experimental Methods in Atomic Physics

Postgraduate level

  • Coherent Light-Atom Interaction
Research visits


  • October 2003: Lehrstuhl f�r BioMolekulare Optik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit�t M�nchen, Germany
  • October 2005: Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Institut Galil�e, Universit� Paris-Nord 13, France
  • November 2005: Laboratoire Aim� Cotton, Universit� Paris-Sud 11, Orsay, France
  • 2007-2008: Chinese Government ScholarshipTsinghua University & State Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • 2008-2009: Chinese Academy of Sciences Research Fellowship for International Young ResearchersState Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics and Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • June 2015: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
  • December 2015: Institute of Physics, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
  • September 2019: University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Windisch, Switzerland
Research projects


National projects

  • 2018-2022 Frequency comb cooling of atomsCroatian Science Foundation Project IP-2018-01-9047, project leader
  • 2017-2021 Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques (CALT)
    National strategic research infrastructure project funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), project coordinator
  • 2014-2019 Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials and Sensors – CEMS
    Research Unit: Graphene and Related 2D structures, research unit leader M. Kralj
  • 2015-2019 Frequency-comb-induced optomechanics (HrZZ – IP-2014-09-7342), project leader T. Ban
  • 2007-2013 Femtosecond laser physics of atoms and molecules, project leader G. Pichler
  • 2002-2006 Femtosecond laser spectroscopy and ultracold molecules, project leader G. Pichler

International projects

  • 2019-2023 Member representative in Horizon2020-INFRAIA-2019-1 project, Laserlab-Europe
  • 2020-2021 Collaborator in China-Croatia bilateral project High intensity ultrafast fiber lasers for frequency comb cooling of atoms,in collaboration with Lei Li, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou
  • 2018-2020 Collaborator in China-Croatia bilateral project Solvation dynamics and excited state energy transfer of complex molecules in condensed phase,in collaboration with Andong Xia, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
  • 2018-2019 Collaborator in Germany-Croatia bilateral project Laser cooling of atoms using an optical frequency comb,in collaboration with Thomas Udem, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching
  • 2013-2015 Collaborator in Unity Through Knowledge Fund (UKF) “Crossing borders” grant, Pseudo-magnetic forces and fields for atoms and photons, project leader H. Buljan
  • 2013-2015 Collaborator in Unity Through Knowledge Fund (UKF) “Crossing borders” grant,Confined DNA, project leader T. Vuletić
  • 2013-2015 Collaborator in Austria-Croatia bilateral project Synthetic Lorentz force in rubidium and erbium cold neutral atoms,project leader T. Ban in collaboration with Francesca Ferlaino, University of Innsbruck
  • 2011-2013 Project leader of China-Croatia bilateral project Nonadiabatic effects in molecular reaction dynamics studied by femtosecond laser spectroscopy (II),in collaboration with Andong Xia, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
  • 2008-2010 Collaborator in Unity Through Knowledge Fund (UKF) “My First Research Topic” grant,Protein Assisted DNA Monolayer Assembly, project leader T. Vuletić
  • 2007-2009 Project leader of China-Croatia bilateral project Nonadiabatic effects in molecular reaction dynamics studied by femtosecond laser spectroscopy,in collaboration with Andong Xia, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
  • 2004-2006 Collaborator in France-Croatia bilateral project Theoretical aspects of ultracold molecule formation, new mechanisms, new systems,project leader R. Beuc in collaboration with Olivier Dulieu, Laboratoire Aim� Cotton, Orsay
  • 2004-2006 Collaborator in France-Croatia bilateral project Femtosecond laser effects on organic light emitting devices,project leader G. Pichler in collaboration with M.-C. Castex, Institut Galil�e, Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Paris
  • 2002-2004 Collaborator in Germany-Croatia bilateral project Ultrafast laser cooling of molecules and biomolecules,project leader G. Pichler in collaboration with E. Ridle, LMU M�nchen, Lehrstuhl f�r BioMolekulare Optik, M�nchen
  • 2002-2004 Collaborator in FW5 EU Research Training Network Cold Molecules: Formation, Trapping and Dynamics,Croatian project leader G. Pichler, project leader F. Masnou-Seeuws, Laboratoire Aim� Cotton, Orsay
Conferences


  • 33. D. Aumiler:
    Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques (CALT) (talk)
    EGAS 52 (2021).
  • 32. D. Buhin, D. Kova&#269ić, F. Schmid, M. Kruljac, V. Vulić, T. Ban, D. Aumiler:
    Dual Species Frequency Comb Cooling (invited talk)
    CLEO 2021.
  • 31. D. Aumiler:
    Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques (CALT) (invited talk)
    Ultrafast Optics XII, Bol, Croatia (2019).
  • 30. D. Aumiler, N. &#352antić, D. Buhin, D. Kova&#269ić, I. Kre&#353ić, T. Ban:
    Laser cooling of atoms with an optical frequency comb (invited talk)
    VII International School and Conference on Photonics – PHOTONICA2019, Belgrade, Serbia (2019).
  • 29. D. Aumiler, N. &#352antić, D. Buhin, D. Kova&#269ić, I. Kre&#353ić, T. Ban:
    Laser cooling of atoms with an optical frequency comb (poster)
    2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference, Munich, Germany (2019).
  • 28. D. Aumiler:
    Advanced laser techniques in modern scientific research (invited talk)
    XIV Croatian Symposium on Physics Education, Zadar, Croatia (2019).
  • 27. D. Aumiler:
    Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques (CALT) (invited talk)
    11th Scientific Meeting of Croatian Physical Society, Beli Manastir, Croatia (2018).
  • 26. D. Aumiler:
    Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques (CALT) (poster)
    International Conference on Extreme Light (ICEL 2015), Bucharest, Romania (2015).
  • 25. D. Aumiler, G. Kregar, N. &#352antić, H. Buljan, T. Ban:
    Frequency-comb-induced radiative force on cold rubidium atoms (talk)
    46th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Columbus, Ohio, USA (2015).
  • 24. G. Kregar, N. &#352antić, H. Buljan, T. Ban, D. Aumiler:
    Frequency-comb-induced radiative force on cold rubidium atoms (poster)
    Workshop on Many-body Dynamics and Open Quantum Systems DOQS 2014, Glasgow, Scotland (2014).
  • 23. M. Šoštar, D. Aumiler:
    Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (poster)
    8th Scientific Meeting of Croatian Physical Society, Primošten, Croatia (2013).
  • 22. D. Aumiler, T. Ban:
    Laser cooling of atoms using the optical frequency comb (poster)
    8th Scientific Meeting of Croatian Physical Society, Primošten, Croatia (2013).
  • 21. D. Aumiler:
    Coherent accumulation effects in alkali metal vapors (talk)
    Japanese – Croatian workshop on Material Science, Zagreb, Croatia (2011).
  • 20. Collaborative workshop on Charge density waves: small scales and ultrashort time
    Vukovar, Croatia (2010).
  • 19. D. Aumiler, S. Wang, X. Chen, A. Xia:
    Single-molecule spectroscopy of organic dendrimers (invited talk)
    18th European Symposium on Polymer Spectroscopy, Zadar, Croatia (2010).
  • 18. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, G. Pichler:
    Manipulation of the atomic velocity distributions using the femtosecond optical frequency comb (poster)
    Cold Quantum Matter: Achievements and Prospects, EuroQUAM 2010, Ischgl, Austria (2010).
  • 17. 7-th International Symposium on Ultrafast Surface Dynamics USD7
    Brijuni, Croatia (2010).
  • 16. D. Aumiler:
    Confocal laser microscopy: from the microscope to single molecules (invited talk)
    6th Scientific Meeting of Croatian Physical Society, Primošten, Croatia (2009).
  • 15. The 3rd Annual Advanced Optical Methods Workshop
    Shenzhen, China (2008).
  • 14. The 6th International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine
    PIBM 2007, Wuhan, China (2007).
  • 13. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, H. Skenderović, N. Vujičić, S. Vdović, G. Pichler:
    Coherence accumulation effects in rubidium atoms (invited talk)
    Laser Pulse Shaping and Coherent Control of Molecules, Brijuni, Croatia (2007).
  • 12. T. Ban, S. Vdović, D. Aumiler, H. Skenderović, N. Vujičić, G. Pichler:
    Enhanced sensitivity rubidium velocity comb measurements (poster)
    ECAMP IX, Heraklion (Crete), Greece (2007).
  • 11. D. Aumiler, N. Vujičić, H. Skenderović, G. Pichler:
    Femtosecond pulse propagation in a resonant medium (poster)
    38th EGAS, Naples, Italy (2006).
  • 10. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, H. Skenderović, G. Pichler:
    Mapping of the optical frequency comb to the atom velocity comb (talk)
    Achievements and perspectives of cold molecules, Les Houches, France (2006).
  • 9. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, G. Pichler:
    Femtosecond laser induced conical emission in alkali vapor (poster)
    XXIV International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, Rosario, Argentina (2005).
  • 8. T. Ban, D. Aumiler, H. Skenderović, G. Pichler:
    Velocity selective optical pumping of Rb hyperfine lines induced by a train of femtosecond pulses (poster)
    Brijuni Conference: Laser Control and Molecular Switches, Brijuni, Croatia (2005).
  • 7. D. Aumiler:
    Lasers in modern science and technology (talk)
    Summer school of physics, Labin, Croatia (2005).
  • 6. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, G. Pichler:
    Conical emission in dense cesium vapor (poster)
    Matter under extreme conditions, Brijuni, Croatia (2004).
  • 5. Theoretical concepts and recent experiments on ultracold molecules
    A Workshop and Training school, Volterra, Italy (2003).
  • 4. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, G. Pichler:
    High-resolution measurement of the pressure broadening and shift of rubidium resonance lines (poster)
    XXIII International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, Stockholm, Sweden (2003).
  • 3. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, G. Pichler:
    Pressure broadening and shift of rubidium resonance lines by argon and helium (talk)
    35th EGAS, Brussels, Belgium (2003).
  • 2. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, G. Pichler:
    Measurements of pressure broadening and shift of rubidium resonance lines by argon and helium (talk)
    4th Scientific Meeting of Croatian Physical Society, Zagreb, Croatia (2003).
  • 1. D. Aumiler, T. Ban, R. Beuc, G. Pichler:
    Determination of the atom number density in rubidium vapor (poster)
    The Brijuni Conference – Space, time and life, Brijuni, Croatia (2002).
Publications