A Sub-Picosecond Thin-Disk Laser Oscillator

Lasers achieved an average output power of 350 W, with pulses that are only 940 femtoseconds long

Laser Pulses Create Topological State in Graphene

New approach to control the topological aspects of quantum materials

Ultrashort Flashes of Light under Optical Control

A new method for adjusting the extremely short time intervals between laser flashes with exceptional speed

An Ultrafast Glimpse of Nanoscopic Aerosols

Exploration the initial consequences of the interaction of light with molecules on the surface of nanoscopic aerosols

Attosecond Pulses for a Quantum Metronome

A new measurement protocol translates the information about the electron phase into its spatial distribution by combining special laser pulses

Combining Raman and Infrared Spectroscopy

New technology will reveal the structures of molecules with increased detail and specificity

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