Faster Way to Measure the Electric Field of Light

New method works in ambient air and facilitates a direct measurement of the field waveform

An Ultrafast Yellow Laser for Biomedical Applications

Frequency conversion to create a more practical, high-power femtosecond yellow laser

New System for Ultra-Fast Flashes

A strong electromagnetic field can counteract the forces that bind electrons to nuclei

New Source for Ultrafast Laser Pulses

Innovative approach has important applications in engineering and biomedicine

Laser Pulses with 1.2 Terawatt Peak Power

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

Quantum Waves in Ultrathin Materials

Wavelike plasmons could power up a new class of sensing and photochemical technologies at the nanoscale

Fast Laser Produces Coherent Soft X-​Rays

New approach should enable studies in the biological, chemical and material sciences

Ultrafast Control of Microlasers

An efficient ultrafast all-optical switch could revolutionize the all-optical computing

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