Two laser pulses hit silicon dioxide

Until now, complex experimental equipment was required to measure the shape of a light pulse. A team from TU Wien (Vienna), MPI Garching and LMU…

Claudia Gollner bei der Arbeit mit Schutzbrille.

A new, extremely efficient source of terahertz radiation has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna): Lasers turn air into plasma, thereby producing…

Photo: Luisa Puiu / TU Wien, free to download and use
© Luiza Puiu / TU Wien

For years, a new synthesis method has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna) to unlock the secrets of "strange metals". Now a breakthrough has been…

Intensitätsverteilung eines elektrischen Wellenfeldes, das ein wohldefiniertes Drehmoment auf das quadratische Target ausübt. (Download und Verwendung honorarfrei © TU Wien)

Atoms, molecules or even living cells can be manipulated with light beams. At TU Wien a method was developed to revolutionize such "optical tweezers".