Edwin
Kukk
Professor, Materials Research Laboratory
Professor, Head of Materials Research Laboratory

Contact

+358 29 450 4281
+358 50 339 6892
Vesilinnantie 5
20500
Turku

Areas of expertise

Synchrotron radiation
free-electron-lasers
ion mass spectroscopy
electron spectroscopy
coincidence spectroscopy
molecular dynamics
photoionization
photodissociation
ultrafast processes
femtochemistry
radiation damage
molecular structure;

Research

My research is focussed on fundamental studies of the interaction of small quantum systems (such as molecules, multimers of biomolecules, small clusters) with light -- x-rays and ionizing UV radiation.The ultrafast processes that occur in the femtosecond-scale following the absorption of energy are the key for understanding many phenomena such as radiation damage in DNA and other biomolecules, light-activated processes (such as vision or many catalytic processes) but also the action and efficiency of radiosensitizing agents in cancer therapy.

Our research is based on advanced spectroscopic methods such as multiparticle coincidence spectroscopy, actively utilizing large international infrastructures: SACLA free-electron laser in Japan,  EuXFEL in Germany, MAX-IV synchrotron in Sweden. We are also active in designing and building new instruments for these facilities. The research is carried out withing the framework of large international collaborations, closely involving also theoretical calculations and modeling.

Publications

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Ultrafast dissociation of ammonia: Auger Doppler effect and redistribution of the internal energy (2022)

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Travnikova Oksana, Kukk Edwin, Hosseini Farzad, Granroth Sari, Itälä Eero, Marchenko Tatiana, Guillemin Renaud, Ismail Iyas, Moussaoui Roba, Journel Loïc, Bozek John, Püttner Ralph, Krasnov Pavel, Kimberg Victor, Gel'mukhanov Faris, Piancastelli Maria Novella, Simon Marc
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Suppression of thermal nanoplasma emission in clusters strongly ionized by hard x-rays (2021)

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Kumagai Y, Jurek Z, Xu WQ, Saxena V, Fukuzawa H, Motomura K, Iablonskyi D, Nagaya K, Wada SI, Ito Y, Takanashi T, Yamada S, Sakakibara Y, Hiraki TN, Umemoto T, Patanen M, Bozek JD, Dancus I, Cernaianu M, Miron C, Bauer T, Mucke M, Kukk E, Owada S, Togashi T, Tono K, Yabashi M, Son SK, Ziaja B, Santra R, Ueda K, Ueda K
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Resonance-Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization in the X-Ray Regime (2021)

Physical Review Letters
LaForge Aaron C., Son Sang-Kil, Mishra Debadarshini, Ilchen Markus, Duncanson Stephen, Eronen Eemeli, Kukk Edwin, Wirok-Stoletow Stanislaw, Kolbasova Daria, Walter Peter, Boll Rebecca, De Fanis Alberto, Meyer Michael, Ovcharenko Yevheniy, Rivas Daniel E., Schmidt Philipp, Usenko Sergey, Santra Robin, Berrah Nora
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Multi-channel photodissociation and XUV-induced charge transfer dynamics in strong-field-ionized methyl iodide studied with time-resolved recoil-frame covariance imaging (2021)

Faraday Discussions
Allum Felix, Anders Nils, Brouard Mark, Bucksbaum Phil H, Burt Michael, Downes-Ward Briony, Grundmann Sven, Harries James, Ishimura Yudai, Iwayama Hiroshi, Kaiser Leon, Kukk Edwin, Lee Jason WL, Liu Xiaojing, Minns Russell S, Nagaya Kiyonobu, Niozu Akinobu, Niskanen Johannes, O'Neal Jordan T, Owada Shigeki, Pickering James, Rolles Daniel, Rudenko Artem, Saito Shu, Ueda Kiyoshi, Vallance Claire, Werby Nicholas, Woodhouse Joanne, You Daehyun, Ziaee Farzaneh, Driver Taran, Forbes Ruaridh
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Performance and characterization of the FinEsuseAMS beamline at the MAX IV Laboratory (2021)

Journal of Synchrotron Radiation
Chernenko K, Kivimäki A, Pärna R, Wang WM, Sankari R, Leandersson M, Tarawneh H, Pankratov V, Kook M, Kukk E, Reisberg L, Urpelainen S, Käämbre T, Siewert F, Gwalt G, Sokolov A, Lemke S, Alimov S, Knedel J, Kutz O, Seliger T, Valden M, Hirsimäki M, Kirm M, Huttula M
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Crystallization kinetics of atomic crystals revealed by a single-shot and single-particle X-ray diffraction experiment (2021)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Niozu Akinobu, Kumagai Yoshiaki, Hiraki Toshiyuki Nishiyama, Fukuzawa Hironobu, Motomura Koji, Bucher Maximilian, Asa Kazuki, Sato Yuhiro, Ito Yuta, You Daehyun, Ono Taishi, Li Yiwen, Kukk Edwin, Miron Catalin, Neagu Liviu, Callegari Carlo, Di Fraia Michele, Rossi Giorgio, Galli Davide Emilio, Pincelli Tommaso, Colombo Alessandro, Owada Shigeki, Tono Kensuke, Kameshima Takashi, Joti Yasumasa, Katayama Tetsuo, Togashi Tadashi, Yabashi Makina, Matsuda Kazuhiro, Bostedt Christoph, Ueda Kiyoshi, Nagaya Kiyonobu
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))