Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Marketplace Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

Kansas, Nebraska Researchers to Probe Ultrafast Laser Dynamics

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Comments
MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 19, 2014 — A three-year, $6 million grant will support a research project on how ultrafast lasers influence matter.

Funded by the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, the project involves 30 physicists, chemists, computer scientists and electrical engineers from institutions in Kansas and Nebraska. The researchers will collaborate on imaging and controlling ultrafast dynamics of atoms, molecules and nanostructures.

Researchers from Kansas State University's atomic, molecular and optical physics group will observe how fundamental systems react in strong laser fields.

“We want to see what light does to molecules so that we can try and use light to control molecular processes,” said Dr. Itzik Ben-Itzhak, distinguished professor of physics at Kansas State. “We can use this knowledge to develop tools for useful future applications.”

For more information, visit www.k-state.edu.

Photonics.com
Aug 2014
AmericasBusinessResearch & Technologyultrafast lasersultrafast dynamicslasers

Comments
LATEST HEADLINES
view all
PHOTONICS MARKETPLACE
Search more than 4000 manufacturers and suppliers of photonics products and services worldwide:

back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2021 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.