Latest Attophysics Stories
In the blink of an eye, more attoseconds have expired than the age of Earth measured in – minutes.
Physicists have long chased an elusive goal: the ability to "freeze" and then study the motion of electrons in matter.
An expedition through the fast-paced microscopic world of atoms reveals electrons that spin at enormous speeds and the gigantic forces that act on them.
When light is absorbed by atoms, the electrons become excited.
Ultrafast laser research at Kansas State University has allowed physicists to build on Nobel Prize-winning work in photo-electronics by none other than Albert Einstein.