Shining a Light on Metamaterials

Using ultrashort electron pulses to measure light-matter interactions in nanophotonic materials

Faster Way to Measure the Electric Field of Light

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

Unfazed by Phase Shifts

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

Development of Nano Microscope Awarded

Second award goes to researcher investigating nanoparticles with high-energy X-rays

Peering into Plasma Mirrors

Refined generation of high-intensity attosecond light pulses on solid surfaces

Brief Reflections from a Plasma Mirror

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

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

Attoseconds Break Into Atomic Interior

New laser technology to generate attosecond bursts of high-energy photons of unprecedented intensity