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Attosecond physics

Ultrafast goes ultralong

A systematic study of ionization and high harmonic generation in strong laser fields at long wavelengths confirms predictions made 40 years ago, and has important implications for the development of attosecond light sources.

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Figure 1: Two views of ionization in an intense laser field.


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Tisch, J. Ultrafast goes ultralong. Nature Phys 4, 350–351 (2008).

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