Lightwave-Driven Gapless Superconductivity

Moving condensate states via subcycle dynamical symmetry breaking achieved with nonlinear oscillating terahertz photocurrents

Steering Electrons with Light

Electrons in transition metals get redistributed within a fraction of an optical oscillation cycle

Ultrafast Electron-Phonon Interactions

New kind of spectroscopy can be used for the analysis of ultrafast spin flip processes in novel quantum materials

Light-Wave Dynamic Control of Magnetism

For the first time ever, physicists changed the magnetic moment of a material using a light wave within one femtosecond

Laser Experiment Reveals Efficiency Loss of Photocathodes

For copper oxide losses hardly occur at the interfaces with platinum, but instead in the crystal itself

Peering into Plasma Mirrors

Refined generation of high-intensity attosecond light pulses on solid surfaces

New Super-Accurate Optical Atomic Clock

Progress towards an optically defined second could improve advanced communication and the search for new physics

Shortest Ultraviolet Laser Pulse Ever

Generation of few-cycle deep ultraviolet pulses via frequency upconversion of 5-fs near-infrared pulses in argon

The Taming of the Light Screw

Scientists create high-order harmonics from solids with controlled polarization states

Laser Cavity-Soliton Microcombs

New technology brings a clock that could replace GPS and Galileo one step closer