Dr. Péter Dombi
Wigner Research Centre for Physics
of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
H-1121 Budapest, Konkoly-Thege M. út 29-33.
Phone: +36-1392-2209
Lab phone: +36-1392-2222/3609
E-Mail: see femtolab.hu
Office: Room 39 (Building 1)
Publications in international journals/books


[67] J. Budai, Z. Pápa, I. Márton, P. Wrobel, T. Stefaniuk, Z. Márton, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, "Plasmon-plasmon coupling probed by ultrafast, strong-field photoemission" Phys. Rev. Lett., submitted (2017).

[66] V. Csajbok, Z. Bedöházi, B. J. Nagy, P. Dombi, "Ultrafast multipulse damage threshold of femtosecond high reflectors" submitted (2017).

[65] P. Rácz, V. Ayadi, P. Dombi, "On the role of rescattering and mirror charge in in ultrafast nanooptical field probing with electrons" J. Opt., submitted (2017)

[64] S. Tóth, L. Himics, P. Nemeth, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, M. Koos, "Silicon carbide nanocrystals produced by femtosecond laser pulses" Diamond and Rel. Mater., submitted (2017).

[63] P. Rácz, Z. Pápa, I. Márton, J. Budai, P. Wrobel, T. Stefaniuk, C. Prietl, J. R. Krenn and P. Dombi " Measurement of nanoplasmonic field enhancement with ultrafast photoemission," Nano Lett. 17, 1181-1186 (2017).

[62] V. Ayadi, P. Földi, P. Dombi, K. Tökési "Correlations between the final momenta of electrons and their initial phase-space distribution in the process of tunnel ionization ," J. Phys. B. 50, 085005 (2017).

[61] J.M. Yi, D. Hou, H. Kollmann, V. Smirnov, Z. Pápa, P. Dombi, M. Silies, C. Lienau, "Probing Coherent Surface Plasmon Polariton Propagation Using Ultrabroadband Spectral Interferometry," ACS Photonics 4, 347-354 (2017).


[60] V. Csajbók, L. Szikszai, B. Nagy, P. Dombi "Femtosecond damage resistance of femtosecond multilayer and hybrid mirrors, Opt. Lett. 41, 3527-3530 (2016).

[59] B. Bódi, E. Balogh, V. Tosa, E. Goulielmakis, K. Varju, P. Dombi "Attosecond pulse generation with an optimization loop in a light-field-synthesizer," Opt. Express 24, 21957-21962 (2016).

[58] V. Ayadi, M. Benedict, P. Dombi, P. Földi "Atomic coherence effects in few-cycle pulse induced ionization ," Eur. Phys. J. D 70, 266 (2016).

[57] I. Márton, V. Ayadi, P. Rácz, T. Stefaniuk, P. Wrobel, P. Földi, P. Dombi "Ultrafast Plasmonic Electron Emission from Ag Nanolayers with Different Roughness ," Plasmonics 11, 811-816 (2016).

[56] N. Kroó, S. Varró, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, "Surface plasmons: a strong alliance of electrons and light," Phys. Scr. 91, 053010 (2016).

[55] P. Dombi "Ultrafast nanoplasmonic photoemission" book chapter in: "Ultrafast dynamics driven by intense light pulses" (Ed.: M. Kitzler), ISBN 978-3-319-20172-6, Springer (2016).


[54] J. Vogelsang, J. Robin, B. J. Nagy, P. Dombi, D. Rosenkranz, M. Schiek, P. Gross, C. Lienau, "Ultrafast electron emission from a sharp metal nanotaper driven by adiabatic nanofocusing of surface plasmons," Nano Lett. 15, 4685-4691 (2015).

[53] B. J. Nagy, L. Gallais, L. Vámos, D. Oszetzky, P. Rácz and P. Dombi, "Direct comparison of kilohertz-and megahertz-repetition-rate femtosecond damage threshold," Opt. Lett. 40, 2525-2528 (2015).

[52] S. M. Teichmann, P. Rácz, M. F. Ciappina, J. A. Perez-Hernández, A. Thai, J. Fekete, A. Y. Elezzabi, L. Veisz, J. Biegert and P. Dombi, "Strong-field plasmonic photoemission in the mid-IR at <1 GW/cm2 intensity," Sci. Rep. 5, 7584 (2015).

[51] T. Higuchi, L. Maisenbacher, A. Liehl, P. Dombi, P. Hommelhoff "A nanoscale vacuum-tube diode triggered by few-cycle laser pulses," Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 051109 (2015).

[50] P. Földi, I. Márton, N. Nemet, V. Ayadi, P. Dombi, "Few-cycle plasmon oscillations controlling photoemission from metal nanoparticles," Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 013111 (2015).

[49] P. Dombi and A. Y. Elezzabi, "Ultrafast strong-field plasmonic phenomena" book chapter in: "Attosecond Nanophysics" (Eds.: P. Hommelhoff, M. Kling), ISBN: 978-3-527-41171-9, Wiley (2015).

[48] M. Reduzzi, P. Carpeggiani, S. Kühn, F. Calegari, M. Nisoli, S. Stagira, C. Vozzi, P. Dombi, S. Kahaly, P. Tzallas, D. Charalambidis, K. Varju, K. Osvay, G. Sansone "Advances in high-order harmonic generation sources for time-resolved investigations, J. El. Spectr. Related Phen. 204, 257-268 (2015).


[47] E. Balogh, B. Bódi, V. Tosa, E. Goulielmakis, K. Varju and P. Dombi, "Genetic optimization of attosecond-pulse generation in light-field synthesizers," Phys. Rev. A 90, 023855 (2014). - Editor's suggestion

[46] Z. Várallyay and P. Dombi, "Design of high efficiency ultrabroadband dielectric gratings," Appl. Opt. 53, 5769-5774 (2014).

[45] P. Dombi, P. Rácz, L. Veisz and P. Baum, "Conversion of chirp in fiber compression," Opt. Lett. 39, 2232-2235 (2014).

[44] D. K. Polyushkin, I. Márton, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, E. Hendry and W. Barnes "Mechanisms of THz generation from silver nanoparticle and nanohole arrays illuminated by 100 fs pulses of infrared light," Phys. Rev. B 89, 125426 (2014).

[43] P. Rácz, B. Nagy, K. Ferencz, P. Dombi, "Intracavity Herriott-cell testbed for large-aperture femtosecond optics," Laser Phys. Lett. 11, 125805 (2014).

[42] M. Aladi, I. Márton, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, I. B. Földes, "High harmonic generation and ionization effects in cluster targets," High Power Laser Sci. Eng. 2, E32 (2014).

[41] M. Aladi, J. Bakos, I. F. Barna, A Czitrovszky, G. Djotyan, P. Dombi et al., "Pre-excitation studies for rubidium-plasma generation," Nucl. Inst. Meth. Phys. Res. A 740, 203-207 (2014).


[40] P. Dombi, A. Hörl, P. Rácz, I. Marton, A. Trügler, J. R. Krenn, U. Hohenester, "Ultrafast strong-field photoemission from plasmonic nanoparticles," Nano Lett. 13, 674-678(2013).

[39] J. Fekete, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, "Compression of long-cavity Ti:sapphire oscillator pulses with large-mode-area photonic crystal fibers," Appl. Phys. B 111, 415-418 (2013).

[38] B. Kiss, F. Ujhelyi, A. Sipos, B. Farkas, P. Dombi, K. Osvay and C. Vass, "Microstructuring of transparent dielectric films by TWIN-LIBWE method for OWLS applications," J. Las. Micro Nanoeng. 8, 271-275 (2013).

[37] E. Balogh, J. A. Fülöp, J. Hebling, P. Dombi, G. Farkas and K. Varjú, "Application of high intensity THz pulses for gas high harmonic generation," Central Eur. J. Phys. 11, 1135-1140 (2013).


[36] E. Balogh, P. Dombi, K. Varjú"Terahertz pulses enhance attosecond pulse generation", SPIE Newsroom, February 2012, DOI:10.1117/2.1201201.003988 (2012).


[35] P. Rácz and P. Dombi, "Non-ponderomtive electron acceleration in ultrashort surface plasmon fields, " Phys. Rev. A 84, 063844 (2011).

[34] P. Rácz, S. E. Irvine, M. Lenner, A. Mitrofanov, A. Baltuska, A. Y. Elezzabi and P. Dombi, " Strong-field plasmonic electron acceleration with few-cycle, phase-stabilized laser pulses," Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 111116 (2011).

[33] B. Kiss, C. Vass, P. Heck, P. Dombi and K. Osvay " Fabrication and analysis of transmission gratings produced by the indirect laser etching technique, " J. Phys. D: Applied Physics 44, 415103 (2011).

[32] E. Balogh, K. Kovács, P. Dombi, J. A. Fülöp, G. Farkas, J. Hebling, V. Tosa and K. Varjú, "Single attosecond pulse from terahertz-assisted high-order harmonic generation" , Phys. Rev. A 84, 023806 (2011).

[31] M. Lenner, P. Rácz, P. Dombi, G. Farkas and N. Kroó, "Field enhancement and rectification of surface plasmons detected by scanning tunneling microscopy", Phys. Rev. B 83, 205428 (2011).


[30] P. Dombi, S. E. Irvine, P. Rácz, M. Lenner, N. Kroó, G. Farkas, A. Mitrofanov, A. Baltuska, T. Fuji, F. Krausz and A. Y. Elezzabi, "Observation of few-cycle, strong-field phenomena in surface plasmon fields," Opt. Express 18, 24206-24212 (2010).

[29] J.-P. Chambaret et al., "Extreme Light Infrastructure: architecture and major challenges," Proc. SPIE 7721, 1D (2010).

[28] O. D. Mücke, D. Sidorov, P. Dombi, A. Pugzlys, A. Alisauskas, V. Smilgevicius, N. Forget, J. Posius, L. Giniunas, R. Danielius, A. Baltuska, " 10-mJ optically synchronized CEP-stable chirped parametric amplifier at 1.5 um ," Opt. Spectrosc. 108, 456-462 (2010).

[27] S. Varró, N. Kroó, G. Farkas and P. Dombi, " Spontaneous emission of radiation by metallic electrons in the presence of electromagnetic fields of surface plasmon oscillations ," J. Mod. Opt. 57, 80-90 (2010).


[26] P. Dombi, P. Rácz, M. Lenner, V. Pervak, F. Krausz "Dispersion management of femtosecond laser oscillators with highly dispersive mirrors," Opt. Express 17, 20598-20604 (2009).

[25] M. A. Porras, P. Dombi, "Freezing the carrier-envelope phase of few-cycle light pulses about a focus," Opt. Express 17, 19424-19434 (2009).

[24] P. Dombi, "Surface plasmon-enhanced photoemission and electron acceleration with ultrashort laser pulses", Adv. Imaging and Electron Phys. 158, 1-26 (2009).

[23] P. Dombi, P. Rácz, B. Bódi, "Surface plasmon-enhanced electron acceleration with few-cycle laser pulses", Laser and Particle Beams 27, 291-296 (2009).

[22] O. D. Mücke, D. Sidorov, P. Dombi, A. Pugzlys, A. Baltuska, A. Alisauskas, V. Smilgevicius J. Pocius, L. Giniunas, R. Danielius, N. Forget "Scalable Yb-MOPA-driven carrier-envelope phase-stable few-cycle parametric ampifier at 1.5 um", Opt. Lett. 34, 118-120 (2009).


[21] P. Dombi and P. Rácz, "Ultrafast monoenergetic electron source by optical waveform control of surface plasmons", Optics Express 16, 2887 (2008), also featured as a "Research Highlight" in Nature Photonics, vol. 2, 206-207 (2008).

[20] I. F. Barna and P. Dombi, "Coherent control for the spherical symmetric box potential in short and intensive XUV laser fields", Centr. Eur. J. Phys. 6, 205 (2008).

[19] P. Dombi and P. Rácz, "Carrier-envelope phase-controlled laser-surface interactions" Proc. SPIE 6892, 1J (2008).

[18]D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. Fernandez, L. Zhu, A. Verhoef, P. Dombi, A. Pugzlys, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, J. C. Knight, and A. Baltuska, "Solitonic dynamics of ultrashort pulses in a highly nonlinear photonic-crystal fiber visualized by spectral interferometry", Opt. Lett. 33, 446 (2008).

[17] N. Kroó, S. Varró, G. Farkas, P. Dombi, D. Oszetzky, A. Nagy, A. Czitrovszky, "Nonlinear plasmonics," J. Mod. Opt. 55, 3203 (2008).

[16] N. Kroó, G. Farkas, P. Dombi, S. Varró, "Nonlinear processes induced by the enhanced, evanescent field of surface plasmons excited by femtosecond laser pulses", Optics Express 16, 21656 (2008).


[15] P. Dombi, P. Antal, J. Fekete, R. Szipöcs, Z. Várallyay "Chirped-pulse supercontinuum generation with a long-cavity Ti:sapphire oscillator", Appl. Phys. B, 88, 379 (2007).

[14] P. Dombi and P. Antal, "Invetisgation of a 200-nJ chirped-pulse Ti:Sapphire oscillator for white light generation", Laser Phys. Lett. 4, 538 (2007).


[13] S. E. Irvine, P. Dombi, Gy. Farkas, A. Y. Elezzabi, "Influence of Carrier-Envelope Phase of Few-Cycle Pulses on Surface-Plasmon-Ponderomotive Electron Interaction", Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 146801 (2006).

[12] P. Dombi, F. Krausz, Gy. Farkas, "Ultrafast dynamics and carrier-envelope phase sensitivity of multiphoton photoemission from metals", J. Mod. Opt. 53, 163 (2006).


[11] P. Dombi, V. S. Yakovlev, K. O'Keeffe, T. Fuji, M. Lezius and G. Tempea "Pulse compression with time-domain optimized chirped mirrors ",Optics Express 13, 10888 (2005).

[10] S. Naumov, A. Fernandez, R. Graf, P. Dombi, F. Krausz, A. Apolonski "Approaching the microjoule frontier with femtosecond laser oscillators", New J. Phys. 7, 216 (2005).

[9] P. Dombi and Gy. Farkas, "Carrier-envelope phase sensitive photoelectron emission induced by sub-10-fs laser pulses", Acta Phys. Hung. B 23,107 (2005).

[8] F. Légaré, Kevin F. Lee, I. V. Litvinyuk, P. W. Dooley, S. S. Wesolowski, P. R. Bunker, P. Dombi, F. Krausz, A. D. Bandrauk, D. M. Villeneuve, P. B. Corkum, "Laser Coulomb explosion imaging of small molecules" Phys. Rev. A. 71, 013415 (2005)


[7] P. Dombi, A. Apolonski, F. Krausz, "Photoelectrons measuring the phase of light" EuroPhysics News 35, 129 (2004).

[6] P. Dombi, A. Apolonski, Ch. Lemell, G.G. Paulus, M. Kakehata, R. Holzwarth, Th. Udem, K. Torizuka, J. Burgdörfer, T. W. Hänsch, F. Krausz, "Direct measurement and analysis of the carrier-envelope phase in light pulses approaching the single-cycle regime", New J. Phys. 6, 39 (2004)

[5] A. Apolonski, P. Dombi, G. G. Paulus, M. Kakehata, R. Holzwarth, Th. Udem, Ch. Lemell, K. Torizuka, J. Burgdörfer, T. W. Hänsch, F. Krausz, "Observation of light-phase-sensitive photoemission from a metal" Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 073902 (2004)


[4] V. L. Kalashnikov, P. Dombi, T. Fuji, W. J. Wadsworth, J. C. Knight, P. S. J. Russell, R. S. Windeler, A. Apolonski, "Maximization of supercontinua in photonic crystal fibers by using double pulses and polarization effects" Appl. Phys. B 77, 319-324 (2003)

[3] V. S. Yakovlev, P. Dombi, G. Tempea, C. Lemell, J. Burgdörfer, T. Udem, A. Apolonski, "Phase-stabilized 4-fs pulses at the full oscillator repetition rate for a photoemission experiment", Appl. Phys. B 76, 329-332 (2003)

[2] K.Osvay, P.Dombi, A. P. Kovács, Z. Bor, "Fine tuning of the higher-order dispersion of a prismatic pulse compressor", Appl. Phys. B 75, 649-654 (2002)

[1] I.N. Ross, C.J. Hooker, P. Dombi, "Efficient Generation of Large Diffraction Gratings using a Grating Interferometer", Appl. Opt. 40, 6153-6156 (2001)

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