Attosecond-resolved photoionization of chiral molecules

@article{Beaulieu2017AttosecondresolvedPO,
  title={Attosecond-resolved photoionization of chiral molecules},
  author={Samuel Beaulieu and A. Comby and Alex Clergerie and J{\'e}r{\'e}mie Caillat and Dominique Descamps and Nirit Dudovich and Baptiste Fabre and Romain G{\'e}neaux and François L{\'e}gar{\'e} and St{\'e}phane Petit and B. Pons and G. Porat and Thierry Ruchon and R. Ta{\"i}eb and Val{\'e}rie Blanchet and Yann Mairesse},
  journal={Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={358},
  pages={1288 - 1294}
}
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