Generation of bright isolated attosecond soft X-ray pulses driven by multicycle midinfrared lasers

  title={Generation of bright isolated attosecond soft X-ray pulses driven by multicycle midinfrared lasers},
  author={Ming-Chang Chen and Christopher A. Mancuso and Carlos Hern{\'a}ndez-Garc{\'i}a and Franklin J. Dollar and Benjamin R Galloway and D. Popmintchev and Pei-Chi Huang and Barry C. Walker and Luis Plaja and A Jaroń-Becker and Andreas Becker and Margaret M. Murnane and Henry C. Kapteyn and T Popmintchev},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={E2361 - E2367}
Significance Attosecond pulses driven by femtosecond lasers make it possible to capture the fastest electron dynamics in molecules and materials. To date, attosecond pulses driven by widely available 800-nm lasers were limited to the extreme UV region of the spectrum, which restricted the range of materials, liquid, and molecular systems that could be explored because of the limited penetrating power. Our recent work showed that longer-wavelength midinfrared driving lasers at wavelengths from 1… 

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