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Attoseconds break into atomic interior – March 2018

Picture: Christian Hackenberger

Attoseconds break into atomic interior – March 2018

After the interaction of a xenon atom with two photons from an attosecond pulse (purple), the atom is ionized and multiple electrons (green balls) are ejected. This two-photon interaction is made possible by the latest achievements in attosecond technology.  

 

 

Original publication:

B. Bergues, D. E. Rivas, M.Weidmann, A. A. Muschet, W. Helml, A. Guggenmoos, V. Pervak, U. Kleineberg, G. Marcus, R. Kienberger, D. Charalambidis, P. Tzallas, H. Schröder, F. Krausz, and L. Veisz

Table-Top Nonlinear Optics in the 100-eV Spectral Region

Optica, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 237-242 (2018); DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.5.000237

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