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STRUCTURED LIGHT

Taming light in all dimensions

A combination of state-of-the-art temporal and spatial shaping techniques enables shaping pulsed laser light in all dimensions in a correlated manner, paving the way for new classes of on-demand space–time wavepackets.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of the setup employed for the 3D synthesis of ultrafast optical wavepackets.

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Béjot, P., Kibler, B. Taming light in all dimensions. Nat. Photon. 16, 671–672 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-022-01073-0

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