Photoemission from Nanomaterials in Strong Few-Cycle Laser Fields
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- Liu Q. et al. (2017) Photoemission from Nanomaterials in Strong Few-Cycle Laser Fields. In: Di Bartolo B., Collins J., Silvestri L. (eds) Nano-Optics: Principles Enabling Basic Research and Applications. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics. Springer, Dordrecht
The application of ultra-short waveform-controlled laser fields to nanostructured materials enables the generation of localized near-fields with well-defined spatiotemporal field evolution. The optical fields that can be tailored on sub-wavelength spatial and attosecond temporal scales have a high potential for the control of ultrafast processes at the nanoscale, with important implications for laser-driven electron acceleration, extreme ultraviolet (XUV) light generation, and nanoscale electronics operating at optical frequencies.