General Lab Information

X-Ray Scattering Group

Tadesse Abebaw Assefa


  • Imaging of structural domains and electronic orders on the nanoscale using coherent diffractive imaging technique in strongly correlated materials.
  • Understanding laser-induced melting mechanisms in polycrystalline metal thin films using Ultrafast x-ray diffraction.
  • During Ph.D. used ultrafast x-ray spectroscopy to study structural and electronic changes in transition metal complexes in the group of Prof. Dr. Christian Bressler at the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility GmbH, Germany


  • Ph.D. in Physics-European XFEL facility GmbH and University of Hamburg, Germany (2012-2016)
  • M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics-University of Trieste, Italy (2008-2010)
  • Diploma in Basic physics-The Abdus Salam International center for theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy (2007/08)
  • B.Sc. -Arba Minch University, Ethiopia (2003-2006)

Professional Experience

  • Postdoc-X-rays Scattering Group (2017- )

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