Two color soft x-ray laser

Two colors soft x-ray laser X and soft X-ray coherent sources are widely used tools to probe ultrafast dynamics of the matter on the nanometer scale. Among many of their

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André Antonetti nous a quitté

André Antonetti nous a quitté ce lundi 13 avril 2020, emporté par le coronavirus, à l’âge de 88 ans. Le Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée où il a passé toute sa carrière

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Structured Plasma Boosts X-Ray Flux

High-intensity sources of femtosecond x-ray pulses are a must-have tool for studying ultrafast processes. Unfortunately, only a handful of kilometer-long free-electron lasers can produce these pulses, making them inaccessible to

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EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2019

EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2019 for outstanding contributions to plasma physics awarded to Victor Malka, of the Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée (LOA – CNRS/ENSTA-ParisTech/Ecole Polytechnique) Edited January 10th, 2019 The EPS Hannes

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G. Mourou Nobel prize of Physics 2018

Gérard Mourou is the co-inventor, joint work with Donna Strickland, of the Chirped Pulse Amplification (CPA) technique (thirty years ago). This technique rendered possible the amplification of short laser pulses

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