In a recent paper published in JPhysB, researchers collaborating from Greece, France, Germany, The Netherlands and the United States observe a checkerboard interference pattern in the transverse momentum distribution for single-photon ionization of hydrogen atoms in a DC electric field…. Read More ›
Efficient terahertz generation for table top free electron laser
Can we produce optically enough millimeter-wave radiation to accelerate electrons on a table-top? We hear from Dr Giovanni Cirmi.
Introducing the Extreme Light Infrastructure Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS)
An article presenting a comprehensive description of the design, scientific equipment and technological infrastructure soon to be available at the Extreme Light Infrastructure Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) facility.
Can relativity explain coherent ultrafast magnetism?
Recent research reveals that previously unknown relativistic physics could be at the heart of femtosecond coherent magnetism.
Happy new year from Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics!
Reflecting on JPhysB’s performance in 2016, before starting the golden jubilee’s festivities
Meet the JPhysB prize winners
Find out more about the two JPhysB poster prize winners at the UP16 conference
Happy Canada Day!
Celebrate Canada Day with the JPhys+ team
Nora Berrah: interactions between photons and molecules
We talk to Professor Nora Berrah from the University of Connecticut.
Entrepreneurship and Science – An interview with Robert Scholten
We talk to Professor Robert Scholten about his research at the University of Melbourne and making lasers as the co-founder of MOGLabs
Image of the week: heating a hydrogen jet
Liquid hydrogen in action.
Dr Barry Bruner: ultrafast science
We chat to Dr Barry Bruner from the Weizmann Institute of Science about his work in ultrafast science, high harmonic generation and his love of baseball.
Lars Bojer Madsen: strong-field and attosecond physics
We talk to Professor Lars Bojer Madsen about where attosecond physics might go in the future, who inspired him to become a scientist and why some of the hottest topics in AMO physics are actually the coldest.
Frontiers of Free Electron Laser Science
JPhysB has begun publishing Frontiers of Free-Electron Laser Science II. Click the title to find out more.
JPhysB in Riga
JPhysB at EGAS47
DAMOP 2015, my post conference report
DAMOP 2015 has drawn to a close, and I have been reflecting on what has made this conference once again so special and enjoyable to attend. DAMOP is remarkable on many levels, but first and foremost, it has a very… Read More ›
Special Issue on Filamentation
Last week JPhysB published a Special Issue on the subject of Filamentation. In their editorial Guest Editors Ruxin Li, Howard Milchberg and Andre Mysyrowicz explain: Twenty years after its first observation in air, the filamentation of ultrashort optical pulses remains… Read More ›