A Space-Time Sensor for Light-Matter Interactions

Attosecond pulses allow to observe the motions of electrons in atoms

Light Pulses Control Neuron Activity

Controlling firing pattern of neurons by manipulating the phase of the spectral components of the light

The World’s Shortest Laser Pulse

Researchers succeeded in shortening the pulse duration of an X‑ray laser to only 43 attoseconds

Bridging the Terahertz Gap

Optical frequency comb offers a convenient way to generate elusive terahertz frequencies

Smallest Optical Particle Accelerator

Electron energy gain reaches an extremely high value of 2.2 giga-electron-volts per metre

World’s First 3D-Mode-Locked Laser

Locking of multiple transverse and longitudinal modes to create ultrashort pulses

High Harmonics in Bulk Materials

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

Ultrafast Light-Driven Current Source

Short laserpulses to control a current in graphene within just one femtosecond

Snapshots of Superfluid Droplets

First imaging of free nanoparticles in laboratory experiment using a high-intensity laser source

X-Ray Imaging With Higher Resolution

Incoherent diffractive imaging to image individual atoms in nanocrystals or molecules