Damjan Krizmancic work relies on data acquisition software development for the APE laboratory at Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste.
His development skills include Labview, C, C++, Delphi and Java.
His main interests focus on developing ad-hoc data acquisition software, integration of third party data acquisition software, software development and data management for time resolved experiments.
2000 - Mathematics Degree at the University of Trieste, Italy
Struct. Dyn., 7, 014303, (2020)
Coherent narrowband light source for ultrafast photoelectron spectroscopy in the 17–31 eV photon energy range
R. Cucini, T. Pincelli, G. Panaccione, D. Kopic, F. Frassetto, P. Miotti, G.M. Pierantozzi, S. Peli, A. Fondacaro, A. De Luisa, A. De Vita, P. Carrara, D. Krizmancic, D.T. Payne, F. Salvador, A. Sterzi, L. Poletto, F. Parmigiani, G. Rossi, and F. Cilento
Here, we report on a novel narrowband High Harmonic Generation (HHG) light source designed for ultrafast photoelectron spectroscopy (PES) on solids. Notably, at 16.9 eV photon energy, the harmonics bandwidth equals 19 meV. This result has been obtained by seeding the HHG process with 230 fs pulses at 515 nm. The ultimate energy resolution achieved on a polycrystalline Au sample at 40 K is ∼22 meV at 16.9 eV. These parameters set a new benchmark for narrowband HHG sources and have been obtained by varying the repetition rate up to 200 kHz and, consequently, mitigating the space charge, operating with ≈3×107 electrons/s and ≈5×108 photons/s. By comparing the harmonics bandwidth and the ultimate energy resolution with a pulse duration of ∼105 fs (as retrieved from time-resolved experiments on bismuth selenide), we demonstrate a new route for ultrafast space-charge-free PES experiments on solids close to transform-limit conditions.
Rev. Sci. Instrum., 89, 054101, (2018)
A reaction cell for ambient pressure soft x-ray absorption spectroscopy
C. Castán-Guerrero, D. Krizmancic, V. Bonanni, R. Edla, A. Deluisa, F. Salvador, G. Rossi, G. Panaccione, and P. Torelli
We present a new experimental setup for performing X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) in the soft X-ray range at ambient pressure. The ambient pressure XAS setup is fully compatible with the ultra high vacuum environment of a synchrotron radiation spectroscopy beamline end station by means of ultrathin Si3N4 membranes acting as windows for the X-ray beam and seal of the atmospheric sample environment. The XAS detection is performed in total electron yield (TEY) mode by probing the drain current from the sample with a picoammeter. The high signal/noise ratio achievable in the TEY mode, combined with a continuous scanning of the X-ray energies, makes it possible recording XAS spectra in a few seconds. The first results show the performance of this setup to record fast XAS spectra from sample surfaces exposed at atmospheric pressure, even in the case of highly insulating samples. The use of a permanent magnet inside the reaction cell enables the measurement of X-ray magnetic circular dichroism at ambient pressure.
J. Synchrotron Rad., 24, 750–756, (2017)
Very efficient spin polarization analysis (VESPA): new exchange scattering-based setup for spin- resolved ARPES at APE-NFFA beamline at Elettra
C. Bigi, P. K. Das, D. Benedetti, F. Salvador, D. Krizmancic, R. Sergo, A. Martin, G. Panaccione, G. Rossi, J. Fujii and I. Vobornik
Complete photoemission experiments, enabling measurement of the full quantum set of the photoelectron final state, are in high demand for studying materials and nanostructures whose properties are determined by strong electron and spin correlations. Here the implementation of the new spin polarimeter VESPA (Very Efficient Spin Polarization Analysis) at the APE-NFFA beamline at Elettra is reported, which is based on the exchange coupling between the photoelectron spin and a ferromagnetic surface in a reflectometry setup. The system was designed to be integrated with a dedicated Scienta-Omicron DA30 electron energy analyzer allowing for two simultaneous reflectometry measurements, along perpendicular axes, that, after magnetization switching of the two targets, allow the three-dimensional vectorial reconstruction of the spin polarization to be performed while operating the DA30 in high-resolution mode. VESPA represents the very first installation for spin-resolved ARPES (SPARPES) at the Elettra synchrotron in Trieste, and is being heavily exploited by SPARPES users since autumn 2015.
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(Università di Milano and IOM-CNR).