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62. I. N. Cherepanov, G. Bighin, L. Christiansen, A. V. Jørgensen, R. Schmidt, H. Stapelfeldt, M. Lemeshko
Far-from-equilibrium dynamics of angular momentum in a quantum many-particle system
arXiv:1906.12238 (2019)

61. Ch. P. Koch, M. Lemeshko, D. Sugny
Quantum control of molecular rotation
Rev. Mod. Phys., in press

60. X. Li, G. Bighin, E. Yakaboylu, M. Lemeshko
Variational approaches to quantum impurities: from the Fröhlich polaron to the angulon
Molecular Physics (2019), arXiv:1810.10302
Contribution to the special issue dedicated to Nimrod Moiseyev’s 70th birthday.

59. C. Hubert, Y. Baruchi, Y. Mazuz-Harpaz, K. Cohen, K. Biermann, M. Lemeshko, K. West, L. Pfeiffer, R. Rapaport, P. Santos
Attractive dipolar coupling between stacked exciton fluids
Phys. Rev. X 9, 021026 (2019), arXiv:1807.11238

58. J. H. Mentink, M. I. Katsnelson, M. Lemeshko
Quantum many-body dynamics of the Einstein-de Haas effect,
Phys. Rev. B 99, 064428 (2019), arXiv:1802.01638
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57. E. Yakaboylu, B. Midya, A. Deuchert, N. Leopold, M. Lemeshko
Theory of the Rotating Polaron: Spectrum and Self-Localization
Phys. Rev. B 98, 224506 (2018)arXiv:1809.01204 (2018)

One of the figures was selected for the Phys. Rev. B Kaleidoscope collection

56. E. Yakaboylu, M. Shkolnikov, M. Lemeshko
Quantum groups as hidden symmetries of quantum impurities
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 255302 (2018)arXiv:1809.00222

55. G. Bighin, T. V. Tscherbul, M. Lemeshko
Diagrammatic Monte Carlo approach to angular momentum in quantum many-particle systems,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 165301 (2018); arXiv:1803.07990

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54. E. Yakaboylu, M. Lemeshko
Anyonic statistics of quantum impurities in two dimensions,
Phys. Rev. B 98, 045402 (2018), arXiv:1712.00308

53. W. Rzadkowski, M. Lemeshko
Effect of a magnetic field on molecule-solvent angular momentum transfer
J. Chem. Phys. 148, 104307 (2018), arXiv:1711.09904



52. E. Yakaboylu, A. Deuchert, M. Lemeshko
Emergence of non-abelian magnetic monopoles in a quantum impurity problem,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 235301 (2017), arXiv:1705.05162

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53. I. N. Cherepanov, M. Lemeshko
Fingerprints of angulon instabilities in the spectra of matrix-isolated molecules,
Phys. Rev. Materials 1, 035602 (2017), arXiv:1705.09220

50. B. Shepperson,  A. S. Chatterley, A. A. Søndergaard, L. Christiansen, M. Lemeshko, H. Stapelfeldt
Strongly aligned molecules inside helium droplets in the near-adiabatic regime,
J. Chem. Phys. 147, 013946 (2017)arXiv:1704.03684

49. G. Bighin, M. Lemeshko
Diagrammatic approach to orbital quantum impurities interacting with a many-particle environment,
Phys. Rev. B 96, 085410 (2017), arXiv:1704.02616
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48. B. Shepperson, A. A. Søndergaard, L. Christiansen, J. Kaczmarczyk, R. E. Zillich, M. Lemeshko,
H. Stapelfeldt
Laser-induced rotation of iodine molecules in He-nanodroplets: revivals and breaking-free,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 203203 (2017); arXiv:1702.01977

47.  X. Li, R. Seiringer, M. Lemeshko
Angular self-localization of impurities rotating in a bosonic bath,
Phys. Rev. A 95, 033608 (2017)arXiv:1610.04908

46.  M. Lemeshko
Quasiparticle approach to molecules interacting with quantum solvents,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 095301 (2017)arXiv:1610.01604

Highlighted as a Physics Viewpoint: A new angle on quantum impurities by Yulia Shchadilova

Highlighted in APS news: Welcome the angulons, April 2017, p.6

Highlighted by Physics World: Meet the ‘angulon,’ a new quasiparticle found in superfluid helium by Edwin Cartlidge

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45. E. Yakaboylu, M. Lemeshko
Anomalous screening of quantum impurities by a neutral environment,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 085302 (2017)arXiv:1612.02820

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44. C. Jochum
“Dissipative Few-Body Quantum Systems” 
M.Sc. Thesis (2016)

43.  E. S. Redchenko, M. Lemeshko
Libration of strongly-oriented polar molecules inside a superfluid,
Chem. Phys. Chem 17, 3649 (2016)arXiv:1609.08161
Selected as a ‘Very Important Paper’

42.  B. Midya, M. Tomza, R. Schmidt, M. Lemeshko
Rotation of cold molecular ions inside a Bose-Einstein condensate,
Phys. Rev. A 94, 041601 (2016) (Rapid Communications), arXiv:1607.06092

41. M. Lemeshko, R. Schmidt
Molecular impurities interacting with a many-particle environment: from ultracold gases to helium
nanodroplets, book chapter in “Cold Chemistry: Molecular Scattering and Reactivity Near Absolute Zero,” edited by A. Osterwalder and O. Dulieu, Royal Society of Chemistry (2017)

40. E. G. C. P. van Loon, M. I. Katsnelson, L. Chomaz, M. Lemeshko.
Interaction-driven Lifshitz transition with dipolar fermions in optical lattices
Phys. Rev. B 93, 195145 (2016)arXiv:1603.09358

39. Ariel Amir, Mikhail Lemeshko, Tadashi Tokieda
Surprises in numerical expressions of physical constants
American Mathematical Monthly 123, 609 (2016);  arXiv:1603.00299

38.  J. Kaczmarczyk, H. Weimer, M. Lemeshko
Dissipative Preparation of Antiferromagnetic Order in the Fermi-Hubbard Model
New. J. Phys. 18, 093042 (2016)arXiv:1601.00646

37. R. Schmidt, M. Lemeshko
Deformation of a quantum many-particle system by a rotating impurity,
Phys. Rev. X 6, 011012 (2016)arXiv:1507.03987

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36. E. G. C. P. van Loon, M. I. Katsnelson, M. Lemeshko.
Ultralong-range order in the Fermi-Hubbard model with long-range interactions
Phys. Rev. B 92, 081106 (Rapid Comm.) (2015), arXiv:1506.06007

35. R. Schmidt, M. Lemeshko
Rotation of quantum impurities in the presence of a many-body environment,
Phys. Rev. Lett.  114, 203001  (2015)arxiv:1502.03447
Editor’s suggestion

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Pre-IST publications

34. M. Lahrz, M. Lemeshko, L. Mathey
Exotic roton excitations in quadrupolar Bose-Einstein condensates
New. J. Phys. 17, 045005 (2015), arXiv:1412.8472 (2014)

33. J. Otterbach, M. Lemeshko
Dissipative Preparation of Spatial Order in Rydberg-Dressed Bose-Einstein Condensates,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 070401 (2014), arXiv:1308.5905

32. M. Lahrz, M. Lemeshko, K. Sengstock, C. Becker, L. Mathey
Detecting quadrupole interactions in ultracold Fermi gases,
Phys. Rev. A 89, 043616 (2014), arXiv:1402.0873

31. M. Lemeshko
Manipulating scattering of ultracold atoms with light-induced dissipation
Associate Editor’s inaugural article for Frontiers in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Front. Physics 1, 17 (2013), arXiv:1307.8129

30. M. Lemeshko, N. Y. Yao, A. V. Gorshkov, H. Weimer, S. D. Bennett, T. Momose, S. Gopalakrishnan
Controllable quantum spin glasses with magnetic impurities embedded in quantum solids,
Phys. Rev. B 88, 014426 (2013), arXiv:1307.1130

29. M. Lemeshko, R. V. Krems, J. M. Doyle, S. Kais
Manipulation of molecules with electromagnetic fields
Review article for the special issue on molecules in fields that we edited,
Molecular Physics 111, 1648 (2013), arXiv:1306.0912

28. M. Lemeshko, H. Weimer
Dissipative binding of atoms by non-conservative forces,
Nature Communications 4, 2230 (2013), arXiv:1211.4035

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27. S. G. Bhongale, L. Mathey, E. Zhao, S. F. Yelin, M. Lemeshko
Quantum phases of quadrupolar Fermi gases in optical lattices,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 155301 (2013), arXiv:1211.3317

26. M. Lemeshko, R. V. Krems, H. Weimer.
Nonadiabatic preparation of spin crystals with ultracold polar molecules,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 035301 (2012), arXiv:1203.0010

25. S. V. Alyabyshev, M. Lemeshko, R. V. Krems.
Sensitive imaging of electromagnetic fields with paramagnetic polar molecules,
Phys. Rev. A 86, 013409 (2012), arXiv:1202.1857

24. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Interaction between polar molecules subject to a far-off-resonant optical field: Entangled dipoles up- or down-holding each other,
Molecular Physics 110, 1873 (2012), arXiv:1108.4583

23. R. Aganoglu, M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich, R. González-Férez, C. P. Koch
Controlling a diatomic shape resonance with non-resonant light,
arXiv:1105.0761 (2011).

22. M. Lemeshko
Shaping interactions between polar molecules with far-off-resonant light,
Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 83, 051402 (2011), arXiv: 1104.1046

21. M. Lemeshko, M. Mustafa, S.Kais, B. Friedrich
Supersymmetry identifies molecular Stark states whose eigenproperties can be obtained analytically,
New. J. Phys. 13, 063036 (2011), arXiv: 1106.4402

20. M. Lemeshko, M. Mustafa, S.Kais, B. Friedrich
Supersymmetric factorization yields exact solutions to the molecular Stark effect problem for “stretched” states,
Phys. Rev. A 83, 043415 (2011), arXiv: 1105.5262

19. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Fine-tuning molecular energy levels by nonresonant laser pulses,
J. Phys. Chem. A 114, 9848 (2010), arXiv: 1004.1742

18. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Multiple scattering of matter waves: an analytic model of the refractive index for atomic and molecular gases,
Phys. Rev. A 82, 022711 (2010), arXiv: 1003.0854

17. M. Lemeshko, P. G. Jambrina, M. P. de Miranda, B. Friedrich
When diffraction rules the stereodynamics of rotationally inelastic collisions,
J. Chem. Phys. 132, 161102 (2010), arXiv: 1002.1572
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16. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
An analytic model of the stereodynamics of rotationally inelastic molecular collisions,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 1038 (2010); arXiv: 0910.0952

15. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Rotational structure of weakly bound molecular ions,
J. At. Mol. Sci. 1, 39 (2010), arXiv: 0910.5743

14. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
A model analysis of rotationally inelastic Ar+H2O scattering in an electric field,
J. Phys. Chem. A 113, 15055-15063 (2009); arXiv: 0906.0443

13. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Probing weakly bound molecules with nonresonant light,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 053003 (2009), arXiv: 0903.0811

12. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Rotational and rotationless states of weakly bound molecules,
Phys. Rev. A 79, 050501(R) (2009), arXiv: 0904.0567

11. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Collisions of paramagnetic molecules in magnetic fields: an analytic model based on Fraunhofer diffraction of matter waves,
Phys. Rev. A 79, 012718 (2009), arXiv: 0809.3331

10. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
The effect of a nonresonant radiative field on low-energy rotationally inelastic Na^+ + N_2  collisions,
Int. J. Mass. Spec. 280, 19 (2009), arXiv: 0804.4845

9. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
Quantum Zeno effect,
Chem. Listy. 102, 880 (2008) (in Czech), arXiv: 0903.4560

8. M. Lemeshko, B. Friedrich
An analytic model of rotationally inelastic collisions of polar molecules in electric fields,
J. Chem. Phys. 129, 024301 (2008); arXiv: 0804.3318

7. G. S. Pokrovski, J. Roux, J.-L. Hazemann, A. Yu. Borisova, A. A. Gonchar, M. P. Lemeshko
In situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy measurement of vapor-brine fractionation of antimony at hydrothermal conditions,
Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 667 (2008)

6. R. V. Vedrinskii, V. L. Kraizman, M. P. Lemeshko, E. S. Nazarenko, A. A. Novakovich, L. A. Reznichenko, V. N. Fokin, V. A. Shuvaeva
Local atomic structure of niobates and titanates from X-ray absorption spectroscopic data,
Physics of the Solid State, 51, 1394 (2009)

5. M. P. Lemeshko, E. S. Nazarenko, A. A. Gonchar, L. A. Reznichenko, A. A. Novakovich, O. Mathon, Y. Joly, R. V. Vedrinskii
XAFS studies of the local atomic structure of the lead-free piezoelectric ceramics KxNa1−xNbO3 over the temperature range 10-1023 K,
Phys. Rev. B. 76, 134106 (2007)

4. M. P. Lemeshko, E. S. Nazarenko, A. A. Gonchar, L. A. Reznichenko, O. Mathon, Y. Joly, R. V. Vedrinskii
Phase transitions in lead-free piezoelectric ceramics: study of local atomic structure,
Europhys. Lett. 77, 26003 (2007)

3. R. V. Vedrinskii, E. S. Nazarenko, M. P. Lemeshko, V. Nassif, O. Proux, A. A. Novakovich, Y. Joly
Temperature dependent XAFS studies of local atomic structure for the perovskite-type zirconates,
Phys. Rev. B 73, 134109 (2006)

2. A. Ehresmann, L. Werner, S. Klumpp, Ph. V. Demekhin, M. P. Lemeshko, V. L. Sukhorukov, K.-H. Schartner, H. Schmoranzer
Predissociation of the N+2(C2Σ+u state observed via C2Σ+uX2Σ+g fluorescence after 1s1π excitation of N2 molecule,
J. Phys. B.: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 39, L119-L126 (2006)

1. A. Ehresmann, L. Werner, S. Klumpp, S. Lucht, H. Schmoranzer, S. Mickat, R. Shill, K.-H. Schartner, Ph. V. Demekhin, M. P. Lemeshko, V. L. Sukhorukov
Studying the N+2(C2Σ+uX2Σ+gfluorescence excited via the 1s1πresonance,
J. Phys. B.: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 39, 283-304 (2006)