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Time-varying photonics

An optical double-slit experiment in time

Time-varying photonics constitutes an emerging concept where a material’s time-dependence is used to achieve novel functionalities. A temporal double-slit-diffraction experiment demonstrates the feasibility of time-modulating materials to control light.

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Fig. 1: Double-slit diffraction in spatial and temporal versions.


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Rodríguez-Fortuño, F.J. An optical double-slit experiment in time. Nat. Phys. (2023).

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