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Sub-cycle photonics in correlated materials

Sub-cycle confinement and control of phase transitions in strongly correlated materials are theoretically demonstrated, potentially providing a way to investigate electron dynamics on timescales previously unattainable with these materials.

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Fig. 1: Snapshots of a phase transition in a correlated material exposed to an intense few-cycle pulse.


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Goulielmakis, E. Sub-cycle photonics in correlated materials. Nat. Photon. 18, 407–408 (2024).

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