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Waveform sampling on an atomic scale

A method to quantitatively map transient electromagnetic waveforms with atomic-spatial resolution is now possible using lightwave-driven scanning tunnelling microscopy featuring a single-molecule switch.

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Fig. 1: Near-field waveform sampling.


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Takeda, J., Katayama, I. Waveform sampling on an atomic scale. Nat. Photonics 15, 70–71 (2021).

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