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Quantum-coherent light-electron interaction in an SEM

  title={Quantum-coherent light-electron interaction in an SEM},
  author={Roy Shiloh and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Chlouba and Peter Hommelhoff},
The last two decades experimentally affirmed the quantum nature of free electron wavepackets by the rapid development of transmission electron microscopes1 into ultrafast, quantum-coherent systems2–9. In particular, ultrafast electron pulses can be generated and timed to interact with optical near-fields, yielding coherent exchange of the quantized photon energy between the relativistic electron wavepacket and the light field. So far, all experiments have been restricted to the physically… 

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