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Yoshiaki Kumagai

Postdoctoral Appointee



  • PhD, Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • BSc, Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Current Projects

  • We propose novel spectroscopy and imaging based on ultra-short and ultra-bright x-ray pulses provided by X-ray Free Electron Lasers, in order to understand the interaction between high-intense lights and materials.

Recent Publications

  • Y. Kumagai et al., Following the Birth of a Nanoplasma Produced by an Ultrashort Hard-X-Ray Laser in Xenon Clusters“, Physical Review X, 8, 031034 (2018).

  • Y. Kumagai et al., Radiation-Induced Chemical Dynamics in Ar Clusters Exposed to Strong X-Ray Pulses“, Physical Review Letters, 120, 223201 (2018).

  • S. W. Epp, M. Hada, Y. Zhong, Y. Kumagai et al., Time zero determination for FEL pump-probe studies based on ultrafast melting of bismuth“, Structural Dynamics, 4, 054308 (2017).