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Stefano Bonetti

  • Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor
  • Stockholms Universitet
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Recent publications

  • Selective THz control of magnetic order: New opportunities from superradiant undulator sources

    • Kovalev S
    • Wang Z
    • Deinert J
    • et al.
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  • THz-driven demagnetization with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy: Towards ultrafast ballistic switching

    • Polley D
    • Pancaldi M
    • Hudl M
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

Stockholms Universitet

January 2017 - Present

Research Fellow (Tenure Track)

Stockholms Universitet

August 2014 - December 2016(2 years)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Stanford University

January 2012 - June 2014(2 years)


Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan

April 2011 - January 2012(9 months)


Ph.D. Physics

Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan

July 2006 - February 2011(5 years)

M.Sc. Physics

Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan

August 2004 - June 2006(2 years)

B.Sc. Engineering Physics

Politecnico di Milano

September 2001 - July 2004(3 years)


I obtained a Ph.D. in Materials Physics from KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, in Stockholm, Sweden in 2011. My thesis is freely accessible at: From February 2012 to July 2014 I served as a postdoctoral scholar in the group led by Jo Stöhr and Hermann Dürr at Stanford University and at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. In August 2014 I joined the Department of Physics at Stockholm University. In November 2014 I was awarded one of the International Career (INCA) Grants, co-funded by the Swedish Research Council and EU's 7th Framework Programme, for the research project "THz spin control", which will run during the period 2015-2019. In September 2016, I was awarded an European Research Council Starting Grant for the project "Understanding the speed limits of magnetism", which will be funded during the period 2017-2022. Since November 2016, I have a tenured position (equivalent to Associate Professor) at Stockholm University. As an experimental physicist, my research is devoted to ultrafast dynamics and transport in condensed matter, in particular addressing spin-dependent phenomena. My group's current research efforts focus on the use of strong THz radiation to drive non-equilibrium dynamics in materials, probed with femtosecond IR laser pulses or femtosecond x-ray pulses generated at free electron lasers.

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