High-order harmonics of laser pulses yield spectral components with shorter wavelength and duration and tighter focus than the original pulse. Precise spatiotemporal characterization of this radiation from a relativistic plasma mirror is relevant for ultrafast science.
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Veisz, L. Reflections off a relativistic mirror. Nat. Phys. 17, 875–876 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-021-01259-3