Pulse Generation and Measurement
New sources, new wavelength regimes, frequency conversion techniques, amplifiers, attosecond pulse generation, pulse shaping, pulse diagnostics, measurement techniques and frequency standards.
Ultrafast nonlinear optical processes, kinetics of non-equilibrium processes, quantum confinement, coherent transients, nonlinear pulse propagation, novel ultrafast spectroscopic techniques, high intensity physics, attosecond dynamics.
Highly correlated systems, coherent phonons in solids, carrier dynamics in nanoparticles, carbon-based materials, structural dynamics with X-rays and electrons.
Vibrational and conformational dynamics, energy transfer, femtochemistry, proton and electron transfer, solvation dynamics, wave packet dynamics and coherent control of reactions, structural dynamics with X-rays and electrons.
Photosynthesis, vision, heme proteins, photoactive proteins, photoisomerization in chromoproteins, wavepacket dynamics, femtobiology, structural dynamics with X-rays and electrons, medical applications.
Electronics & Optoelectronics
Photoconductivity, generation, propagation and detection of ultrafast electrical signals, plasmonics, terahertz radiation, electro-optical sampling and detectors.
Real world applications of ultrafast technology, including ultrafast near-field, nonlinear and confocal microscopes, real-time/real-space electron microscopy, medical applications, high speed communication, micromachining and more.