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

High-Flux Ultrafast Photoelectron Spectroscopy

New approach reduces the acquisition time for the analysis of multidimensional electron motions by a factor of 1000

A New Home for Optical Solitons

Munich physicists generated dissipative solitons in passive, free-space resonators for the first time

Absolute Duration of the Photoelectric Effect

The photoemission from the tungsten conduction band can proceed faster than previously anticipated

The Photo­electric Effect in Stereo

Attosecond laser pulses to determine the exact location of a photoionization event

Molecules Brilliantly Illuminated

A new high-power laser system generates ultrashort pulses covering a large share of the mid-infrared spectrum.

A Spinning Top of Light

Light pulses for attosecond measurements of chiral-sensitive processes in gas and condensed phase

A Space-Time Sensor for Light-Matter Interactions

Attosecond pulses allow to observe the motions of electrons in atoms

Light Pulses Modify Complex Trajectories

New method to characterize the complex evolution of weak electric fields

World-Class Laser Laboratory

Promising results from initial tests at Umeå University