New Transmitter for Terahertz Waves

A germanium component generates pulses with many different terahertz frequencies at the same time

Imaging Electrons in Rapid Motion

Observing quantum interferences in real-time using a new extreme ultra-violet light spectroscopy technique

Shaping Waveforms

For the first time, researchers succeeded in temporally shaping the electric field of an attosecond pulse

Ultrafast Data Transfer with Sound and Light

Terahertz quantum cascade lasers could lead to the transmission of data at the rate of 100 gigabits per second

Combining X-Rays and Laser Light to Image Sprays

New approach could lead to more efficient and less polluting fuel combustion

An Ultrafast Microscope for the Quantum World

Processes in electronic components or in molecules are filmed at a resolution of a few hundred attoseconds and down to the individual atom

A Picture of a Light Pulse

Tiny crystals help to measure the shape of the laser light wave with high accuracy

Camera Takes 1 Trillion Frames per Second

Picosecond imaging technology used to take pictures and video of transparent objects like cells

Unfazed by Phase Shifts

A novel type of detector enables the oscillation profile of light waves to be precisely determined

Fast Switching with Tailored Light Waves

New way of transporting electrons at times below the femtosecond range by manipulating them with light