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    Researchers Generate Attosecond Light from Industrial Laser

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    Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) have shown that industrial-grade lasers can be used to generate attosecond pulses.

    “One of the main challenges of attosecond science is that it relies on world-class laser facilities,” professor Michael Chini said. The ability to use industrial-grade lasers, instead of complex systems that require large laboratory facilities and cleanroom environments, could make attosecond scientific techniques more accessible to researchers from all disciplines.

    To produce the extremely short light pulses needed for attosecond research, laser light is propagated through tubes filled with noble gases, such as xenon or argon, to further compress the pulses in time. The UCF team…

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    Aug, 27 2020 |

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