• Sub-cycle valleytronics: control of valley polarization using few-cycle linearly polarized pulses.

Á. Jiménez-Galán, R. E. F. Silva, O. Smirnova, and M. Ivanov.

Optica 8, 277 (2021), doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.404257



  • Impact of Vibrational Modes in the Plasmonic Purcell Effect of Organic Molecules.

D. Zhao, R. E. F. Silva, C. Climent, J. Feist, A. I. Fernández-Dominguéz and F. J. García-Vidal. 

ACS Photonics (2020), doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.0c01095​​

  • Lightwave control of topological properties in 2D materials for sub-cycle and non-resonant valley manipulation.

Á. Jiménez-Galán, R. E. F. Silva*, O. Smirnova, and M. Ivanov. (*co-first author)

Nature Photonics 14, 728 (2020), doi: 10.1038/s41566-020-00717-3​​

  • Polaritonic molecular clock for all-optical ultrafast imaging of wavepacket dynamics without probe pulses.

R. E. F. Silva*, J. del Pino, F. J. García-Vidal, and J. Feist. (*corresponding author)

Nature Communications 11, 1423 (2020), doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15196-x​​

  • Attosecond spectral singularities in solid-state high-harmonic generation.

A. J. Uzan, G. Orenstein, Á. Jiménez-Galán, C. McDonald, R. E. F. Silva, B. D. Bruner, N. D. Klimkin, V. Blanchet, T. Arusi-Parpar, M. Krüger, A. N. Rubtsov, O. Smirnova, M. Ivanov, B. Yan, T. Brabec, and N. Dudovich.

Nature Photonics 14, 183 (2020), doi: 10.1038/s41566-019-0574-4

  • Cumulant expansion for the treatment of light-matter interactions in arbitrary material structures.

M. Sánchez-Barquilla, R. E. F. Silva, and J. Feist.

J. Chem. Phys. 152, 034108 (2020), doi: 10.1063/1.5138937


  • High harmonic generation in crystals using maximally localized Wannier functions.

R. E. F. Silva*, F. Martín, and M. Ivanov. (*corresponding author)

Phys. Rev. B 100, 195201 (2019), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.100.195201

  • Topological strong-field physics on sub-laser-cycle timescale.

R. E. F. Silva*, Á. Jiménez-Galán, B. Amorim, O. Smirnova, and M. Ivanov. (*corresponding author)

Nature Photonics 13, 849 (2019), doi: 10.1038/s41566-019-0516-1



  • High harmonic spectroscopy of ultrafast many-body dynamics of strongly correlated systems.

R. E. F. Silva*, Igor V. Blinov, Alexey N. Rubtsov, O. Smirnova and M. Ivanov. (*corresponding author)

Nature Photonics 12, 266 (2018), doi: 10.1038/s41566-018-0129-0​


  • Even harmonic generation in isotropic media of dissociating homonuclear molecules.

R. E. F. Silva, P. Rivière, F. Morales, O. Smirnova, M. Ivanov, and F. Martín.

Scientific Reports 6, 32653 (2016), doi: 10.1038/srep32653

  • Enhancing High-Order Harmonic Generation in Light Molecules by Using Chirped Pulses.

M. Lara-Astiaso, R. E. F. Silva, A. Gubaydullin, P. Rivière, C. Meier, and F. Martín.

Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 093003 (2016), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.093003


  • Energy- and angle-resolved ionization of H2+ interacting with xuv subfemtosecond laser pulses.

R. E. F. Silva*, F. Catoire, P. Rivière, H. Bachau and F. Martín. (*corresponding author)

Phys. Rev. A 92, 013426 (2015), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.92.013426


  • Molecular Resolvent-operator method: Electronic and nuclear dynamics in strong-field ionization.

F. Catoire, R. E. F. Silva, P. Rivière, H. Bachau and F. Martín.

Phys. Rev. A 89, 023415 (2014), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.89.023415 


  • Correlated Electron and Nuclear Dynamics in Strong Field Photoionization of H2+.

R. E. F. Silva, F. Catoire, P. Rivière, H. Bachau and F. Martín.

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 113001 (2013), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.113001


  • Pump–Probe Scheme To Study the Autoionization Decay of Optically-Forbidden H2 Doubly Excited States.

P. Rivière, R. E. F. Silva and F. Martín.

J. Phys. Chem. A 116,11304 (2012), doi: 10.1021/jp3053136

  • Autoionizing decay of H2 doubly excited states by using xuv-pump–infrared-probe schemes with trains of attosecond pulses.

R. E. F. Silva, P. Rivière and F. Martín.

Phys. Rev. A 85, 063414 (2012), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.85.063414