Faster Way to Measure the Electric Field of Light

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

Imaging Electrons in Rapid Motion

Observing quantum interferences in real-time using a new extreme ultra-violet light spectroscopy technique

An Ultrafast Microscope for the Quantum World

Processes in electronic components or in molecules are filmed at a resolution of a few hundred attoseconds and down to the individual atom

A Picture of a Light Pulse

Tiny crystals help to measure the shape of the laser light wave with high accuracy

Unfazed by Phase Shifts

A novel type of detector enables the oscillation profile of light waves to be precisely determined

Fast Switching with Tailored Light Waves

New way of transporting electrons at times below the femtosecond range by manipulating them with light

A Momentous View on the Birth of Photoelectrons

The first sub-femtosecond study of the linear photon momentum transfer during an ionisation

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

Steering Electrons with Light

Electrons in transition metals get redistributed within a fraction of an optical oscillation cycle

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