Ultrashort laser oscillator pulses meet nano-structures: from attosecond physics at metal tips to dielectric laser accelerators

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Details zur Publikation

Autorinnen und Autoren: Thomas S, Krüger M, Breuer J, Förster M, Hommelhoff P
Zeitschrift: Journal of Physics : Conference Series
Verlag: Institute of Physics: Open Access Journals / Institute of Physics (IoP)
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2013
Band: 467
Seitenbereich: 012004
ISSN: 1742-6588


Abstract


We report on two experiments about the interaction of femtosecond laser pulses with nano-scale structures. In the first experiment, we have observed strong-field effects at nanometer sharp metal tips, such as rescattering, the high-energy cut-off and a strong carrier-envelope phase dependence. All these effects are hallmarks of attosecond physics. We have used the new understanding of these processes at a solid tip to build a near-field sensor with record sensitivity of 1 nm. In the second experiment, we have demonstrated the acceleration of non-relativistic electrons with the optical near-field at a photonic grating structure, with an acceleration gradient of 25MeV/m. The grating serves to generate a near-field mode co-propagating with and efficiently imparting momentum onto the electron, which is impossible in vacuum over a macroscopic distance. For relativistic electrons we expect an acceleration gradient of more than 1 GeV/m with two-sided grating structures. © Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd.



FAU-Autorinnen und Autoren / FAU-Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber

Förster, Michael Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Laserphysik
Hommelhoff, Peter Prof. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Laserphysik
Krüger, Michael
Lehrstuhl für Laserphysik
Thomas, Sebastian
Lehrstuhl für Laserphysik


Einrichtungen weiterer Autorinnen und Autoren

Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) / Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik


Zitierweisen

APA:
Thomas, S., Krüger, M., Breuer, J., Förster, M., & Hommelhoff, P. (2013). Ultrashort laser oscillator pulses meet nano-structures: from attosecond physics at metal tips to dielectric laser accelerators. Journal of Physics : Conference Series, 467, 012004. https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/467/1/012004

MLA:
Thomas, Sebastian, et al. "Ultrashort laser oscillator pulses meet nano-structures: from attosecond physics at metal tips to dielectric laser accelerators." Journal of Physics : Conference Series 467 (2013): 012004.

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