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  1. N. Rivas, T. Dekker, S. Zhong, A. A. Petruk, K. Pichugin, F. Chen, X. Luo, Y. Sun, A. W. Tsen and G. Sciaini*, “Photoinduced persistent hidden phase in ultrathin Td-MoTe2”. Submitted to Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.
  2. M. Cheng§, N. Rivas§, S.J. Lim§, K. Pichugin§, A. A. Petruk, A. Klinkova, R. Smith, W. S. Hopkins* and G. Sciaini*, “Trapping a photoelectron behind a repulsive coulomb barrier in solution”, Submitted to J. Phys. Chem. Letters
  3. N. Rivas, G. Sciaini, E. Marceca*, “Static and dynamic scavenging of ammoniated electrons by nitromethane”. Submitted to Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  4. A. A. Petruk, C. R. Allen, N. Rivas, K. Pichugin and G. Sciaini*, “High flow rate nanofluidics for in-liquid electron microscopy and diffraction”, Nanotechnology (2019) text
  5. G. Sciaini*, “Recent advances in ultrafast structural techniques” (invited review article, special issue “Photoinduced Cooperative Phenomena”), Appl. Sci. 9, 1427 (2019) text
  6. E. Khairullina, K. Mosina, R. M. Choueiri, A. P. Paradis, A. A. Petruk, G. Sciaini, E. Krivoshapkina, A. Lee, A. Ahmed and A. Klinkova*, “Trapping an octahedral core in a nanocage: synthesis, plasmonic, and catalytic properties”, NanoScale 11, 3138 (2019) text
  7. A. A. Petruk and G. Sciaini. “Nanofluidic cell and loading platform”. US provisional patent application USPTO 62/801,327; filed by WatCo, February 5, 2019
  8. A. A. Petruk and G. Sciaini. “Ultra-stable cryo-electron microscopy holder”, US provisional patent application USPTO 62/765,934; filed by WatCo, September 24, 2018
  9. A. A. Petruk and G. Sciaini. “Nanofluidic cell system”, US provisional patent application USPTO 62/656,418; filed by WatCo, April 12, 2018
  10. A. A. Petruk, N. Rivas, T. Dekker, K. Pichugin, A. W. Tsen and G Sciaini*. “Ultrafast Electron Diffraction for the Dynamical Study of 2D Materials”. Microscopy and Microanalysis 24, 1598-1599 (2018) text
  11. A. A. Petruk, K. Pichugin, & G. Sciaini, “Shaped cathodes for the production of ultra-short multi-electron pulses”, (Invited as part of the special issue in honour to the memory of Professor Ahmed Zewail) Struct. Dyn. 4, 044005 (2017). text
  12. G. Sciaini, M. Gao, C. Lu, H. Jean-Ruel, L.C. Liu, A. Marx, K. Onda, S. Koshihara, Y. Nakano, X. Shao, T. Hiramatsu, G. Saito, H. Yamochi, R. R. Cooney, G. Moriena, and R. J. D. Miller*, “Ultrabright Femtosecond Electron Sources: Ultrafast Structural Dynamics in Labile Organic Crystals”. Microscopy and Microanalysis 21, 1207-1208, (2015) text
  13. M. Gao, H. Jean-Ruel, Cheng Lu, L.C. Liu, A. Marx, R. R. Cooney, Y. Jiang, G. H. Kassier, G. Moriena, G. Sciaini* and R. J. D. Miller*, “Ultrabright femtosecond electron sources: perspectives and challenges towards the study of structural dynamics in labile systems”. Ultrafast Nonlinear Imaging and Spectroscopy II, Proc. SPIE 9198, 91980R (2014) text
  14. M. Hada, D. Zhang, K. Pichugin, J. Hirscht, M.A. Kochman, S.A. Hayes, S. Manz, R.Y.N. Gengler, D.A. Wann, T. Seki, G. Moriena, C.A. Morrison, J. Matsuo, G. Sciaini & R.J.D. Miller, “Cold ablation driven by localized forces in alkali halides”, Nature Communications 5, 3863 (2014). text
  15. M. Hada, K. Pichugin & G. Sciaini (invited tutorial review), “Ultrafast structural dynamics with table top femtosecond hard X-ray and electron diffraction setups”. Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 222, 1093-1123 (2013). text
  16. M. Gao, C. Lu, H. Jean-Ruel, L. C. Liu, A. Marx, K. Onda, S-y. Koshihara, Y. Nakano, X. Shao, T. Hiramatsu, G. Saito, H. Yamochi, R. R. Cooney, G. Moriena, G. Sciaini & R.J.D. Miller. “Mapping Molecular Motions Leading to Charge Delocalization with Ultrabright Electrons” († equal contributions) Nature 496, 343 (2013). text
  17. H. Jean-Ruel, M. Gao, C. Lu, L. Liu, G. Moriena, R. R. Cooney, M. A. Kochman, C. A. Morrison, G. Sciaini & R.J.D. Miller, “Femtosecond Electron Diffraction Study of the Cyclization Reaction in Crystalline Diarylethene”, EPJ Web of Conferences 41, 05033 (2013) as part of the XVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena. text
  18. M. Gao, H. Jean-Ruel, R. R. Cooney, J. Stampe, M. de Jong, M. Harb, G. Sciaini, G. Moriena & R.J.D. Miller, “Full Characterization of RF Pulse Compressed Femtosecond Electron Pulses using Ponderomotive Scattering”. Opt. Express 20, 12048 (2012). text
  19. G. Moriena, M. Hada, G. Sciaini, J. Matsuo and R.J.D. Miller, “Femtosecond Electron Diffraction: Preparation and characterization of (110)-oriented bismuth films”. J. Appl. Phys. 111, 043504 (2012). text
  20. G. Sciaini, M. Eichberger, H. Schäfer, M. Krumova, M. Beyer, H. Berger, G. Moriena, J. Demsar & R.J.D. Miller, “Femtosecond Electron Diffraction for the Study of Charge Density Waves”, in Research in Optical Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper IT3D.2. text
  21. M. Gao, H. Jean-Ruel, R. R. Cooney, J. Stampe, M. De Jong, G. Sciaini, G. Moriena & D. Miller, "Direct Observation of Arrival Time Jitter for RF Compressed Femtosecond Electron Bunches by Ponderomotive Scattering," in Research in Optical Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper IW1D.6. text
  22. M. Hada, J. Hirscht, D. Zhang, S. Manz, K. Pichugin, D. Mazurenko, S. Bayesteh, H. Delsim-Hashemi, K. Floettmann, M. Huening, S. Lederer, G. Moriena, C. Mueller, G. Sciaini & D. Miller, "REGAE: New Source for Atomically Resolved Dynamics", in Research in Optical Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JT2A.47. text
  23. G. Sciaini & R.J.D. Miller, “Femtosecond Electron Diffraction: Heralding the Era of Atomically-Resolved Dynamics”. (invited review) Rep. Prog. Phys. 74, 096101 (2011). text
  24. R.J.D. Miller, H. Jean-Ruel, M. Gao, R. Cooney, C. Lu, G. Moriena & G. Sciaini, "Making the Molecular Movie: First Frames...Coming Features", in Laser Science, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper LTuB1. text
  25. M. Eichberger, H. Schäfer, M. Krumova, M. Beyer, J. Demsar, H. Berger, G. Moriena, G. Sciaini & R.J.D. Miller, “Snapshots of Cooperative Atomic Motions in the Optical Suppression of Charge Density Waves”. († equal contributions). Nature 468, 799 (2010). text
  26. R.J.D. Miller, R. Ernstorfer, M. Harb, M. Gao, C. T. Hebeisen, H. Jean-Ruel, C. Lu, G. Moriena & G. Sciaini, “Making the Molecular Movie: First Frames”. (invited review) Acta Cryst. A 66, 137 (2010). text
  27. M. Gao, H. Jean-Ruel, R. R. Cooney, C. Lu, G. Sciaini, G. Moriena, R.J.D. Miller, S. Kruglik, M. Harb, J. Stampe & M. de Jong. “Femtosecond Molecular Crystallography with Ultrabright Electron Bunches”. Transactions of the symposium held at the 2010 American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 24–29, 2010. text
  28. M. Eichberger, H. Schäfer, M. Krumova, J. Demsar, H. Berger, G. Moriena, G. Sciaini & R.J.D. Miller, “Ultrafast order parameter melting in a 2D Charge Density Wave 1T-TaS2 probed by Femtosecond Electron Diffraction”. Ultrafast Phenomena XVII (Edited by M. Chergui, D.M. Jonas, E. Riedle, Schoenlein, A.J. Taylor), Oxford University Press 2010, pp. 158-160. text
  29. G. Sciaini, M. Hada, J. Matsuo, A. Karantza, G. Moriena & R.J.D. Miller, “Coherent Acoustic Phonons in Highly Oriented Bismuth Films Monitored by Femtosecond Electron Diffraction”. Ultrafast Phenomena XVII (Edited by M. Chergui, D.M. Jonas, E. Riedle, Schoenlein, A.J. Taylor), Oxford University Press 2010, pp. 284-286. text
  30. H. Jean-Ruel, M. Gao, R.R. Cooney, C. Lu, G. Sciaini, G. Moriena & R.J.D. Miller, “Femtosecond Molecular Photocrystallography”. Ultrafast Phenomena XVII (Edited by M. Chergui, D.M. Jonas, E. Riedle, Schoenlein, A.J. Taylor), Oxford University Press 2010, pp. 337-339. text
  31. M. Harb, W. Peng, G. Sciaini, C.T. Hebeisen, R. Ernstorfer, M.A. Eriksson, M.G. Lagally, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, “Excitation of longitudinal and transverse coherent acoustic phonons in nanometer free-standing films of (001) Si”. Phys. Rev. B 79, 094301 (2009). text
  32. G. Sciaini, M. Harb, S. G. Kruglik, Th. Payer, C. T. Hebeisen, F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, M. Yamaguchi, M. Horn von Hoegen, R. Ernstorfer & R.J.D. Miller, “Electronic acceleration of atomic motions and disordering in Bismuth”. Nature 458, 56 (2009). text
  33. R. Ernstorfer, M. Harb, C. T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, T. Dartigalongue & R.J.D. Miller,“The Formation of warm dense matter: experimental evidence for electronic bond hardening in Gold”. Science 323, 1033 (2009). text
  34. R. Ernstorfer, M. Harb, C.T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, T. Dartigalongue, I. Rajkovic, M. Ligges, D. von der Linde, Th. Payer, M. Horn-von-Hoegen, F.-J. Meyer zu, Heringdorf, S. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, “Atomic View of the Photoinduced Collapse of Gold and Bismuth,” Ultrafast Phenomena XVI (Editors: P. Corkum, S. de Silvestry, K. A. Nelson, E. Riedle, R. W. Schoenlein), Springer Series in Chemical Physics 92, 113 (2009). text
  35. M. Harb, W. Peng, G. Sciaini, C.T. Hebeisen, M. A. Eriksson, M. G. Lagally, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, "Electronically Driven Structural Dynamics of Si Resolved by Femtosecond Electron Diffraction,” Ultrafast Phenomena XVI (Editors: P. Corkum, S. de Silvestry, K.A. Nelson, E. Riedle, R. W. Schoenlein), Springer Series in Chemical Physics 92, 158 (2009). text
  36. C.T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, M. Harb, R. Ernstorfer, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, “Direct Visualization of Electron Emission during Femtosecond Laser Ablation,” Ultrafast Phenomena XVI (Editors: P. Corkum, S. de Silvestry, K.A. Nelson, E. Riedle, R. W. Schoenlein), Springer Series in Chemical Physics 92, 693 (2009). text
  37. C.T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, M. Harb, R. Ernstorfer, T. Dartigalongue, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, “Grating Enhanced Ponderomotive Scattering for Characterization of Femtosecond Electron Pulses,” Ultrafast Phenomena XVI (Editors: P. Corkum, S. de Silvestry, K. A. Nelson, E. Riedle, R. W. Schoenlein), Springer Series in Chemical Physics 92, 995 (2009). text
  38. G. Sciaini, E. Marceca & R. Fernández-Prini, “Is Ammonia a Better Solvent than Water for Contact Ion Pairs?”. J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 11990 (2008). text
  39. C. T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, M. Harb, R. Ernstorfer, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, “Direct visualization of charge distributions near solid surfaces during femtosecond laser ablation”. Phys. Rev B (rapid comm.) 78, 081403 (2008). text
  40. M. Harb, R. Ernstorfer, C. T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, W. Peng, T. Dartigalongue, M.A. Eriksson, M.G. Lagally, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller. “Electronically Driven Structure Changes of Silicon Captured by Femtosecond Electron Diffraction”. Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 155504 (2008). text
  41. C. T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, M. Harb, R. Ernstorfer, T. Dartigalongue, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller. “Grating Enhanced Ponderomotive Scattering for Visualization and Full Characterization of Femtosecond Electron Pulses”. Optics Express 16, 3334 (2008). text
  42. C.T. Hebeisen, G. Sciaini, M. Harb, R. Ernstorfer, S.G. Kruglik & R.J.D. Miller, “Time-resolved visualization of electric fields during femtosecond laser ablation,” Proceedings of SPIE -The International Society for Optical Engineering 7099, art. no. 70992F (2008). text
  43. G. Sciaini, R. Fernández-Prini, D. Estrin & E. Marceca. “Short-range and long-range solvent effects on charge-transfer-to-solvent transitions of I- and K+I- contact ion pair dissolved in supercritical ammonia”, J. Chem. Phys. 126, 174504 (2007). text
  44. G. Sciaini, E. Marceca & R. Fernández-Prini. “Development of the charge-transfer-to-solvent process with increasing solvent fluid density: the effect of ion pairing”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys (Invited Article) 8, 4839 (2006). text
  45. G. Sciaini, E. Marceca & R. Fernández-Prini. “Solvent Triggered Change of the electron excitation Route of KI in Supercritical NH3”, J. Phys. Chem. B (Letter) 110, 8921 (2006). text
  46. G. Sciaini, E. Marceca & R. Fernández-Prini. “Influence of Ion-pairing on the UV spectral Behavior of KI dissolved in Supercritical NH3: from Vapor Phase to Condensed Liquid”. J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 18949-18955 (2005). text
  47. G. Sciaini, E. Marceca & R. Fernández-Prini. “Solubility of crystalline alkali metal iodides in supercritical ammonia”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 35, 106 (2005). text
  48. G. Sciaini, D.E. Wetzler, J. Alvarez, R. Fernández-Prini & M.L. Japas. “Kinetics of thermal decoloration of photomerocyanine in mixtures of protic and nonpolar solvents”. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 153, 25 (2002). text
  49. G. Sciaini, E. Marceca & R. Fernández-Prini. “Intermolecular solvent–solute energies for thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties of solutes in near-critical solvents”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 3400 (2002). text