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

World Record in Laser-Driven Electron Acceleration

Laser-drilling allows the production of electron beams with energetic peaks up to 7.8 GeV

Optical Centrifuges for Superrotors

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

X-Ray Microscopy With Record Resolution

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

Giant LEAPS for Photon Sources

European consortium of light sources used for research launched in Brussels

Positive Evaluation for National Photonics Labs

Science Council of German Federal Government recommends million-strong research infrastructure in Jena

Spectacles for X-Ray Lasers

New optical device to concentrate the beam of an X-ray laser stronger than ever before

Using Polarons to Harvest Sunlight

New type of photovoltaic cell converts infrared radiation into electrical energy