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Probing attosecond phenomena in solids

A sub-cycle modulation in reflectivity is observed in bulk crystals subjected to intense laser fields. The effect provides a new way to probe attosecond dynamics in materials.

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Fig. 1: Schematic representation for the study of attosecond phenomena in solids.

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Ghimire, S. Probing attosecond phenomena in solids. Nat. Photon. 16, 7–9 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-021-00939-z

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