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Cinema of Atoms – January 2018

Credit: Baum / Morimoto

Cinema of Atoms – January 2018

By using trains of extremely short electron pulses, LAP researchers have obtained time-resolved diffraction patterns from crystalline samples. In this image, patterns captured at attosecond intervals have been superimposed, thus revealing, in real time, the kind of electron motions that underlie atomic and subatomic phenomena.

 

 

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