Laser Pulses with 1.2 Terawatt Peak Power

Record in few-cycle pulse generation with a new high-energy hollow fiber compressor beamline

Ultrafast Camera Takes 70 Trillion Frames per Second

Device is fast enough to see waves of light traveling and the fluorescent decay of molecules

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