Prof. Giulio Cerullo

B7: Department of Physics, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Prof. Cerullo leads the Ultrafast Spectroscopy group at the Physics Department of POLIMI. He is the recipient of a 2011 ERS Advanced Grant for the STRATUS project. His expertise lays in

  • Ultrafast optics, generation of few-optical-cycle pulses tunable from the visible to the ultraviolet
  • Ultrafast optical spectroscopy
  • Two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy

Role in LightDyNAmics

Supervisor of ESR1, Lead WP1

Selected Publications

  1. T. Stoll et al. “Superatom State-Resolved Dynamics of the Au25(SC8H9)18– Cluster from Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy”. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 1788-1791.
  2. C. Ferrante et al. “Direct observation of subpicosecond vibrational dynamics in photoexcited myoglobin.” Nature Chemistry, 2016, 8, 1137–1143.
  3. S.M. Falke et al. “Coherent ultrafast charge transfer in an organic photovoltaic blend.” Science, 2014, 344, 1001-1005.
  4. G. Grancini et al. “Hot exciton dissociation in polymer solar cells.” Nature Materials, 2013, 12, 29.
  5. D. Polli et al. “Conical intersection dynamics of the primary photoisomerization event in vision.” Nature, 2010, 467, 440-443.