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Controlling Floquet states on ultrashort time scales

  title={Controlling Floquet states on ultrashort time scales},
  author={Matteo Lucchini and Fabio Medeghini and Ying-Huei Wu and Federico Vismarra and Roc{\'i}o Borrego-Varillas and Aurora Crego and Fabio Frassetto and Luca Poletto and Shunsuke A. Sato and Hannes Hubener and Umberto De Giovannini and 'Angel Rubio and Mauro Nisoli},
The advent of ultrafast laser science offers the unique opportunity to combine Floquet engineering with extreme time resolution, further pushing the optical control of matter into the petahertz domain. However, what is the shortest driving pulse for which Floquet states can be realised remains an unsolved matter, thus limiting the application of Floquet theory to pulses composed by many optical cycles. Here we ionized Ne atoms with few-femtosecond pulses of selected time duration and show that… 

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