Carlos Hernández-García
Photonics and Laser Applications Group
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CarlosPhD in Physics (2013). Currently working as Assistant Professor at University of Salamanca (Spain), in the Research Group in Photonics and Laser Applications (ALF-USAL). Previously, I worked for two years as Research Associate at JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder (USA), within a European Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, for the period 2013-2016. Principal Investigator of a “Beca Leonardo” funded by Fundación BBVA (2017).

Fields of interest: Laser-matter Interaction, Ultrafast Phenomena, Nonlinear Optics, High-order Harmonic Generation and Propagation, Attosecond and Zeptosecond Physics,  Orbital and Spin Angular Momentum, among others.

Citation Metrics: (as of 22/06/2018, GS=Google Scholar, WoS=Web of Science).

  • Total peer reviewed articles indexed in JCR: 35 (32 in Q1)
  • Total publications (including proceedings): 89 (GS), 57 (WoS). 
  • Sum of the times cited: 1938 (GS), 1392 (WoS)
  • h-index: 16 (GS), 15 (WoS)

Radio Usal interview (in Spanish, 15 March 2018): Láseres de rayos X. El mundo filmado a cámara lenta.

Usal TV interview (in Spanish):

You can have a quick look at my Scientific Publications,  the Press releases of scientific articles in which I was involved, and at my blog Attociencia en Colorado (in Spanish).

Recent Press releases: 

Recent publications:

Publications chart: (only those in Q1 journals) 



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