Toward Atomic-Resolution Quantum Measurements with Coherently Shaped Free Electrons.

  title={Toward Atomic-Resolution Quantum Measurements with Coherently Shaped Free Electrons.},
  author={Ron Ruimy and Alexey A. Gorlach and Chen Mechel and Nicholas Rivera and Ido Kaminer},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={126 23},
Free electrons provide a powerful tool for probing material properties at atomic resolution. Recent advances in ultrafast electron microscopy enable the manipulation of free-electron wave functions using laser pulses. It would be of great importance if one could combine the spatial resolution of electron microscopes with the ability of laser pulses to probe coherent phenomena in quantum systems. To this end, we propose a novel concept that leverages free electrons that are coherently shaped by… 

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