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Dr. Tyler Cocker

Office PHY 2.1.10
Phone +49 941 943-2067
Fax +49 941 943-4223
e-Mail tyler.cockerphysik.uni-regensburg.de
Postal address Institut für Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik
Universität Regensburg
Universitätsstraße 31
93053 Regensburg
Germany

Academic career

September 2002 -
May 2006

Bachelor of Science, Honours Physics with distinction, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

September 2006 -
July 2012
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Thesis title: Exploring conductivity in nanomaterials with terahertz pulses
Advisor: Prof. Frank A. Hegmann
September 2012 -
September 2015
Postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Rupert Huber
September 2013 -
September 2015
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow hosted by Prof. Rupert Huber
September 2015 -
Present
Junior Group Leader at the chair of Prof. Rupert Huber

List of selected publications

  • S. S. Dhillon et al.
    The 2017 terahertz science and technology roadmap
    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 043001

  • M. A. Huber, F. Mooshammer, M. Plankl, L. Viti, F. Sandner, L. Z. Kastner, T. Frank, J. Fabian, M. S. Vitiello, T. L. Cocker and R. Huber
    Femtosecond photo-switching of interface polaritons in black phosphorus heterostructures
    Nature Nanotechnology 12, 207-211 (2017)

  • This work has been featured in a News and Views article by D. N. Basov and M. M. Fogler
    Quantum materials: The quest for ultrafast plasmonics
    Nature Nanotechnology 12, 187-188 (2017)
  • T. L. Cocker, D. Peller, P. Yu, J. Repp and R. Huber
    Tracking the ultrafast motion of a single molecule by femtosecond orbital imaging
    Nature 539, 263–267 (2016)

  • This work has been featured in a News and Views article by N. Camillone III
    Nanoscience: Single-molecule instant replay
    Nature 539, 170–171 (2016)
  • M. A. Huber, M. Plankl, M. Eisele, R. E. Marvel, F. Sandner, T. Korn, C. Schüller, R. F. Haglund, R. Huber, and T. L. Cocker
    Ultrafast mid-infrared nanoscopy of strained vanadium dioxide nanobeams
    Nano Letters 16, 1421-1427 (2016)

  • M. Eisele, T. L. Cocker, M. A. Huber, M. Plankl, L. Viti, D. Ercolani, L. Sorba, M. S. Vitiello and R. Huber
    Ultrafast multi-terahertz nano-spectroscopy with sub-cycle temporal resolution
    Nature Photonics 8, 841-845 (2014)

  • This work has been featured in a News and Views article by H. Shigekawa, S. Yoshida and O. Takeuchi
    Spectroscopy: Nanoscale terahertz spectroscopy
    Nature Photonics 8, 815–817 (2014)
  • J. M. LaForge, T. L. Cocker, A. L. Beaudry, K. Cui, R. T. Tucker, M. T. Taschuk, F. A. Hegmann, and M. J. Brett
    Conductivity control of as-grown branched indium tin oxide nanowire networks
    Nanotechnology 25, 035701 (2014)

  • T. L. Cocker and R. Huber
    A new twist on terahertz pulses
    Nature Photonics 7, 678-679 (2013)

  • T. L. Cocker, V. Jelic, M. Gupta, S. J. Molesky, J. A. J. Burgess, G. De Los Reyes, L. V. Titova, Y. Y. Tsui, M. R. Freeman, and F. A. Hegmann
    An ultrafast terahertz scanning tunnelling microscope
    Nature Photonics 7, 620 (2013)

  • T. L. Cocker, L. V. Titova, S. Fourmaux, G. Holloway, H.-C. Bandulet, D. Brassard, J.-C. Kieffer, M. A. El Khakani, and F. A. Hegmann
    Phase diagram of the ultrafast photoinduced insulator-metal phase transition in vanadium dioxide
    Physical Review B 85, 155120 (2012)
    This publication has been selected for the Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science

  • L. V. Titova, T. L. Cocker, D. G. Cooke, X. Wang, A. Meldrum, and F. A. Hegmann
    Ultrafast percolative transport dynamics in silicon nanocrystal films
    Physical Review B 83, 085403 (2011)
    This publication has been selected for the Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science

  • T. L. Cocker, L. V. Titova, S. Fourmaux, H.-C. Bandulet, D. Brassard, J.-C. Kieffer, M. A. El Khakani, and F. A. Hegmann
    Terahertz conductivity of the metal-insulator transition in a nanogranular VO2 film
    Applied Physics Letters 97, 221905 (2010)

  • G. Sharma, L. Razzari, F. H. Su, F. Blanchard, A. Ayesheshim, T. L. Cocker, L. V. Titova, T. Ozaki, J.-C. Kieffer, R. Morandotti, M. Reid, and F. A. Hegmann
    Time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy of free carrier nonlinear dynamics in semiconductors
    IEEE Photonics Journal 2, 578 (2010)

  • F. H. Su, F. Blanchard, G. Sharma, L. Razzari, A. Ayesheshim, T. L. Cocker, L. V. Titova, T. Ozaki, J.-C. Kieffer, R. Morandotti, M. Reid, and F. A. Hegmann
    Terahertz pulse induced intervalley scattering in photoexcited GaAs
    Optics Express 17, 9620 (2009)