A comprehensive Bibliography of ICD can be found here: ICD Bibliography of the PCI Heidelberg



Publications from the Research Unit


  • M. Förstel, M. Neustetter, S. Denifl, F. Lelievre and U. Hergenhahn

A source for microhydrated biomolecules

Rev. Sci. Instrum., in print


  • J. Wenzel, A. Holzer, M. Wormit and A. Dreuw

Analysis and comparison of CVS-ADC approaches up to third order for the calculation of core-exited states

J. Chem. Phys. 142, 214104 (2015)




  • U. Frühling, F. Trinter, F. Karimi, J. B. Williams and T. Jahnke

Time-resolved studies of Interatomic Coulombic Decay

J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phenom (2015)




  • T. Jahnke

Interatomic and intermolecular Coulombic decay: the coming of age story

J. Phys. B 48, 082001 (2015)




  • M. Mucke, T. Arion, M. Förstel, T. Lischke and U. Hergenhahn

Competition of inelastic electron scattering and Interatomic Coulombic Decay in Ne cluster

J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phenom. (2015)




  • J. Wenzel, M. Wormit and A. Dreuw

Calculating X-ray absorption spectra of open-shell molecules with the unrestricted algebraic-diagrammatic construction scheme for the polarization propagator

J. Chem. Theory Comput. 10, 4583-4598 (2015)




  • E. Fasshauer, P. Kolorenc and M. Pernpointner

Relativistic decay widths of autoionization processes: The relativistic FanoADC-Stieltjes method

J. Chem. Phys. 142, 144106 (2015)




  • I. Unger, S. Thürmer, D. Hollas, E. F. Aziz, B. Winter and P. Slavicek

Ultrafast proton and electron dynamics in core-ionized hydrated hydrogen peroxide: Photoemission measurements with isotopically substituted hydrogen peroxide

J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 29142 (2014)




  • P. Slavicek, B. Winter, L. S. Cederbaum and N. V. Kryzhevoi

Proton-transfer mediated enhancement of non local electronic relaxation processes in X-ray irradiated liquid water

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 18170 (2014)




  • T. Miteva, S. Klaimann, E. V. Gromov and K. Gokhberg

Ionization satellites of the ArHe dimer

J. Chem. Phys. 140, 204320 (2014)




  • T. Miteva, Y.-C. Chiang, P. Kolorenc, A. I. Kuleff, L. S. Cederbaum and K. Gokhberg

The effect of the partner atom on the spectra of interatomic Coulombic decay triggered by resonant Auger processes 

J. Chem Phys. 141, 164303 (2014)




  • E. Fasshauer, M. Förstel, S. Pallmann, M. Pernpointner and U. Hergenhahn

Using ICD for structural analysis of clusters: a case study on NeAr clusters

New J. Phys. 16, 103026 (2014)




  • A. Knie, A. Hans, M. Förstel, U. Hergenhahn, P. Schmidt, P. Reiß, C. Ozga, B. Kambs, F. Trinter, J. Voigtsberger, D. Metz, T. Jahnke, R. Dörner, A. Kuleff, L. Cederbaum, P. Demekhin and A. Ehresmann

Detecting ultrafast interatomic electronic processes in media by fluorescence

New J. Phys. A 16, 102002 (2014)





  • P. Burzynski, F. Trinter, J. B. Williams, M. Weller, M. Waitz, M. Pitzer, J. Voigtsberger, C. Schober, G. Kastirke, C. Müller, C. Goihl, F. Wiegandt, R. Wallauer, A. Kalinin, L. Ph. H. Schmidt, M. Schöffler, G. Schiwietz, N. Sisourat, T. Jahnke and R. Dörner

Interatomic-Coulombic-decay-induced recapture of photoelectrons in helium dimers

Phys. Rev. A 90, 022515 (2014)




  • T. Miteva, Y.-C. Chiang, P. Kolorenč, A. I. Kuleff, K. Gokhberg and L. S. Cederbaum

Interatomic Coulombic decay following resonant core excitation of Ar in argon dimer

J. Chem. Phys. 141, 064307 (2014)




  • G. Jabbari, S. Klaiman, Y.-C. Chiang, F. Trinter, T. Jahnke and K. Gokhberg

Ab initio calculation of ICD widths in photoexited HeNe

J. Chem. Phys. 140, 224305 (2014)




  • M. Ruberti, R. Yun, K. Gokhberg, S. Kopelke, L.S. Cederbaum, F. Tarantelli and V. Averbukh

Total photoionization cross-sections of exited electronic states by the algebraic diagrammatic construction-Stieltjes-Lanczos method

J. Chem. Phys. 140, 184107 (2014)




  • H. -K. Kim, H. Gassert, M. S. Schöffler, J. N. Titze, M. Waitz, J. Voigtberger, F. Trinter, J. Becht, A. Kalinin, N. Neumann, C. Zhou, L. Ph. H. Schmidt, O. Jagutzki, A. Czasch, H. Merabet, H. Schmidt-Böcking, T. Jahnke, A. Cassimi and R. Dörner

Ion-impact-induced interatomic Coulmbic decay in neon and argon dimers

Phys. Rev. A 88, 042707 (2013)




  • T. Orion, O. Takahashi, R. Püttner, V. Ulrich, S. Barth, T. Lischke, A. M. Bradshaw, M. Förstel and U. Hergenhahn

Conformational and Nuclear Dynamics Effects in Molecular Auger Spectra: Fluorine Core-Hole Decay in CF4

J. Phys. B, 47, 124033 (2014)




  • V. Stumpf, N.V. Kryzhevoi, K. Gokhberg and L. S. Cederbaum

Enhanced One-Photon Double Ionization of Atoms and Molecules in an Enviroment of Different Species

Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 193001 (2014)




  • M. Förstel, T. Arion and U. Hergenhahn

Measuring the efficiency of interatomic coulombic decay in Ne clusters

J. El. Spec. 191, 16-19 (Dec. 2013)




  • M. Ruberti, R. Yun, K. Gokhberg, S. Kopelke, L.S. Cederbaum, F. Tarantelli and V. Averbukh

Total molecular photoionization cross-sections by algebraic diagrammatic construction-Stieltjes-Lanczos method: Benchmark calculations

J. Chem. Phys. 139, 144107 (2013)




  • N. Sisourat

Nuclear dynamics of decaying states: A semiclassical approach

J. Chem. Phys. 139, 074111 (2013)

DOI: 10.1063/



    • F. Trinter, M. S. Schöffler, H.-K. Kim, F. P. Sturm, K. Cole, N. Neumann, A. Vredenborg, J. Williams, I. Bocharova, R. Guillemin, M. Simon, A. Belkacem, A. L. Landers, Th. Weber, H. Schmidt-Böcking, R. Dörner and T. Jahnke

Resonant Auger decay driving intermolecular Coulombic decay in molecular dimers

    Nature, 505, 664 (2014)

      DOI: 10.1038/nature12927


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        • Kirill Gokhberg, Přemysl Kolorenč, Alexander I. Kuleff and Lorenz S. Cederbaum

      Site- and energy-selective slow-electron production through intermolecular Coulombic decay

        Nature, 505, 661 (2014)

          DOI: 10.1038/nature12936



          • F. Trinter, J. B. Williams, M. Weller, M. Waitz, M. Pitzer, J. Voigtsberger, C. Schober, G. Kastirke, C. Müller, C. Goihl, P. Burzynski, F. Wiegandt, R. Wallauer, A. Kalinin, L. Ph. H. Schmidt, M. S. Schöffler, Y.-C. Chiang, K. Gokhberg, T. Jahnke, and R. Dörner
          • Vibrationally Resolved Decay Width of Interatomic Coulombic Decay in HeNe
            Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 233004 (2013)
            DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.233004


          • F. Trinter, J. B. Williams, M. Weller, M. Waitz, M. Pitzer, J. Voigtsberger, C. Schober, G. Kastirke, C. Müller, C. Goihl, P. Burzynski, F. Wiegandt, T. Bauer, R. Wallauer, H. Sann, A. Kalinin, L. Ph. H. Schmidt, M. Schöffler, N. Sisourat and T. Jahnke
          • Evolution of Interatomic Coulombic Decay in the Time Domain
            Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 093401 (2013)
            DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.093401


          • C. Zhang, T. Andersson, M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion, M. Tchaplyguine, O. Björneholm and U. Hergenhahn
          • The Photoelectron Angular Distribution of Water Clusters
            J. Chem. Phys., 138, 234306 (2013)

            DOI: 10.1063/1.4809748


          • K. Kimura, H. Fukuzawa, T. Tachibana, Y. Ito, S. Mondal, M. Okunishi, M. Schöffler, J. Williams, Y. Jiang, Y. Tamenori, N. Saito and K. Ueda
          • Controlling Low-Energy Electron Emission via Resonant-Auger-Induced Interatomic Coulombic Decay
            J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 1838 (2013)

            DOI: 10.1021/jz4006674


          • Stephan Thürmer, Milan Ončák, Niklas Ottosson, Robert Seidel, Uwe Hergenhahn, Stephen E. Bradforth, Petr Slavíček and Bernd Winter
          • On the nature and origin of dicationic, charge-separated species formed in liquid water on X-ray irradiation
            Nature Chemistry, 5, 590–596 (2013)


          • E. Faßhauer, M. Pernpointner & K. Gokhberg
          • Interatomic decay of inner-valence ionized states in ArXe clusters: Relativistic approach
            J. Chem. Phys., 138, 014305 (2013)


          • Ph.H.P. Harbach, M. Schneider, S. Faraji & A. Dreuw
          • Intermolecular Coulombic Decay in Biology: The Initial Electron Detachment from FADH- in DNA Photolyases
            J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 943 (2013)