Maria Richter

Early Stage Researcher – Imperial College London
Nationality – German

email – m.richter (at)

Starting date: 01/08/2014

Maria Richter

Research topic: Application of high harmonic generation spectroscopy in strong laser fields to study the coupled electronic and nuclear dynamics near the conical intersections of polyatomic molecules.


08/2014 – present Early Stage Researcher, Department of Physics, Imperial College London, London, UK

11/2011 – 07/2014 Research Assistant, Max Born Institute, Berlin, Germany

04/2008 – 09/2011 Diploma in Physics, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Max Born Institute, Berlin, Germany

10/2005 – 03/2008 Intermediate diploma, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Research interests: Laser-matter interactions, Nonlinear Optics, Strong-field and Attosecond physics


[4] F. Morales, P.Rivière, M.Richter, A. Gubaydullin, M. Ivanov, O. Smirnova, and F. Martín, “High harmonic spectroscopy of electron localization in the hydrogen molecular ion”, in press

[3] M. Oppermann, S. J. Weber, F. Morales, M. Richter, S. Patchkovskii, A. Csehi, Á. Vibók, M. Ivanov, O. Smirnova, and J. P. Marangos, “Strong field control and identification of dissociative channels in CO2+ via molecular alignment”, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 47, 124025 (2014)

[2] M. Richter, S. Patchkovskii, F. Morales, O. Smirnova, and M. Ivanov, “The role of the Kramers-Henneberger atom in the higher-order Kerr effect”, New J. Phys. 15, 083012 (2013)

[1] F. Morales, M. Richter, S. Patchkovskii, and O. Smirnova, Imaging the Kramers-Henneberger Atom”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 16906 (2011)