Attosecond Physics: Real time tracking of valence electron motion in atoms

E. Goulielmakis, A Wirth, M. Th. Hassan, I. Grguras, M. Schultze, Z-H Loh, R. Santra, N. Rohringer, V. Yakovlev, Z. Zherebtsov, T. Pfeifer, M. F. Kling, S. R. Leone, F. Krausz

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We demonstrate triggering and real-time observation of valence-shell electron motion in atoms and we discuss the basic attosecond technologies that enable complete control of electron dynamics at the nanoscale.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics 2010
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science XXVI
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventLaser Science 2010 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 24 Oct 201028 Oct 2010


ConferenceLaser Science 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • Lasers and laser optics
  • Ultrafast optics
  • Absorption spectroscopy
  • Atoms
  • Attosecond pulses
  • Condensed matter
  • Ions
  • Light fields

Fields of Expertise

  • Advanced Materials Science

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