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Quantum control with a twist

Nature volume 430, pages 624625 (05 August 2004) | Download Citation


Laser pulses can be generated such that their shape and state of polarization change on the scale of a few femtoseconds, adding a new twist to the control and manipulation of molecules.

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  1. Yaron Silberberg is in the Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel. e-mail:

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