attosecond attosecond


  • (n) one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond


  • Grant Aims To Make Record-Short Laser Pulse Stronger

    A University of California, Berkeley, researcher whose team generated a 67-attosecond pulse of extreme UV laser light last summer has received a $6.9M grant from DARPA to make the pulse 1000 times stronger.
    on August 23, 2013     Source: PhotonicsOnline


  • "By means of attosecond technology we shall one day be able to observe in real time how the microscopic motion of electrons in molecules initiates diseases such as for example, cancer. We shall likewise be able to switch electric current in atomic...
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Ferenc Krausz Source:

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