Patrick Xian

Postdoctoral Researcher
Max Planck Research Group Structural and Electronic Surface Dynamics
Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society
Department of Physical Chemistry
Fardayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin

email: xian -at-


Current projects:
Sample preparation and time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (trARPES) of semiconductors and molecular crystals. Development of open-source data analysis tools for multidimensional time series in trARPES.


R. Xian, G. Corthey, D. M. Rogers, C. A. Morrison, V. I. Prokhorenko, S. A. Hayes and R. J. D. Miller
Coherent ultrafast lattice-directed reaction dynamics of triiodide anion photodissociation
Nature Chemistry, 9, 516-522 (2017), DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2751 | News & Views

R. Xian, G. Corthey, S. A. Hayes, C. A. Morrison, D. M. Rogers, A. Marx, V. I. Prokhorenko, C. Lu, and R. J. D. Miller
Towards atomically-Resolved Structural Changes during a Solid State Geminate Recombination Reaction
Ultrafast Phenomena XX
OSA Technical Digest, paper UTh2B.1 (2016), DOI: 10.1364/UP.2016.UTh2B.1

K. M. Siddiqui, G. Corthey, S. A. Hayes, A. Rossos, D. S. Badali, R. Xian, R. S. Murphy, B. J. Whitaker and R. J. D. Miller
Synchronised photoreversion of spirooxazine ring opening in thin crystals to uncover ultrafast dynamics
CrystEngComm, 18, 7212-7216 (2016), DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01049K

R. Xian, V. I. Prokhorenko, R. L. Field and R. J. D. Miller
Coherent Control of the Photodissociation of Triiodide in Solution Reveals New Pathways
Ultrafast Phenomena XIX
Springer Proceedings in Physics 162, pp 382-385 (2015), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-13242-6_93