Fast Laser Produces Coherent Soft X-​Rays

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

Ultrafast Switching of Helicity

The helicity of circularly polarized synchrotron radiation can be switched up to a million times faster than before

A Helical Soft-X-ray Beam

The intensity distribution of light rotates around its axis upon propagation

Double X-Ray Vision

Combination measurement shows distribution of metals in biological samples

Combining X-Rays and Laser Light to Image Sprays

New approach could lead to more efficient and less polluting fuel combustion

Looking on Attosecond Electron Motions with an X-Ray Laser

New method will provide sharp views of electrons in chemical processes that drive crucial aspects of life

Tomoscopy Follows Fast Dynamic Processes

New method delivers 208 three-dimensional tomographic X-ray images per second

Ultrafast Electron-Phonon Interactions

New kind of spectroscopy can be used for the analysis of ultrafast spin flip processes in novel quantum materials

Light-Wave Dynamic Control of Magnetism

For the first time ever, physicists changed the magnetic moment of a material using a light wave within one femtosecond

Ghost Imaging with FELs

New method could make it easier to study interactions of ultrabright X-rays with matter