Imaging electronic quantum motion with light

  title={Imaging electronic quantum motion with light},
  author={Gopal Dixit and Oriol Vendrell and Robin Santra},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={11636 - 11640}
Imaging the quantum motion of electrons not only in real-time, but also in real-space is essential to understand for example bond breaking and formation in molecules, and charge migration in peptides and biological systems. Time-resolved imaging interrogates the unfolding electronic motion in such systems. We find that scattering patterns, obtained by X-ray time-resolved imaging from an electronic wavepacket, encode spatial and temporal correlations that deviate substantially from the common… 

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