Lasers Produce High-Energy Terahertz Pulses

Terahertz radiation is to open the way for a new generation of compact particle accelerators

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

Terahertz Pulses Amplify Optical Phonons

Analogies between phonons and photons pave the way for phononic devices

Optical Centrifuges for Superrotors

Novel corkscrew-laser technique can send molecules spinning rapidly about a selected axis

Ultrafast X-Ray-Holography

With laser light, scientists create first X-ray holographic images of viruses

X-Ray Microscopy With Record Resolution

First X-ray focus below 10 nanometres diameter at Hamburg achieved

High Harmonics in Bulk Materials

Better control of one of the most important physical processes for generating high-energy photons

Laser Metronome with Attosecond-Precision

A synchronous laser-microwave network for next-generation attosecond photon-science facilities

New Method Opens Crystal Clear Views of Biomolecules

Fundamental discovery triggers paradigm shift in crystallography