Quantum Distillery for Light

Munich physicists develop a technique to extract pure single photons

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

Flying Optical Cats for Quantum Communication

Implementation of Schrödinger’s paradoxical experiment employing an entangled atom-light state

Brief Reflections from a Plasma Mirror

Plasmas consisting of relativistic electrons are used to generate highly intense attosecond laser pulses

Coupling Photons to Rydberg Atoms

Photon-based quantum logic gates for future quantum computers

Absolute Duration of the Photoelectric Effect

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

Shaping Electron Bunches with Terahertz Light Pulses

Specifically-shaped electron pulses for materials studies in the femtosecond and attosecond range

Molecules Brilliantly Illuminated

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

Faster Laser-Based X-Ray Imaging

Using a novel, laser-based X-ray technique, physicists have imaged a bone sample in three dimensions by microtomography within minutes