Strong-Field Photoemission from Metallic Nanotips

  • Georg Herink
  • Daniel R. Solli
  • Max Gulde
  • Reiner Bormann
  • Claus Ropers
Part of the Nano-Optics and Nanophotonics book series (NON)


Nonlinear photoemission from single nanostructures is investigated over a broad wavelength range in the near- and mid-infrared. The field enhancement at a nanotip apex and mid-infrared excitation enable sub-cycle dynamics, where electrons are ejected from the near-field within a fraction of the optical half-cycle. The implications of this field-driven acceleration are studied via photoemission spectrocopy and numerical simulations.


Laser Field Field Enhancement Difference Frequency Generation Kinetic Energy Distribution Attosecond Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Herink
    • 1
  • Daniel R. Solli
    • 1
  • Max Gulde
    • 1
  • Reiner Bormann
    • 1
  • Claus Ropers
    • 1
  1. 1.IV. Institute of PhysicsUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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