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Picosecond detection of electron motion

The motion of a single electron can now be sampled with picosecond resolution, which helps to characterize and understand non-equilibrium electron dynamics in nanoscale conductors.

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Fig. 1: Principle of the experiment.

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Fève, G. Picosecond detection of electron motion. Nat. Nanotechnol. 14, 1005–1006 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-019-0576-x

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