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Steps Towards Filming Atoms Dancing

Caption: An electromagnetic field accelerates photoelectrons emitted from neon atoms irradiated by an X-ray free-electron laser. In this way, the X-ray pulse temporal profile and arrival time are uniquely retrieved on a pulse to-pulse basis with femtosecond precision.

Credit: Jörg Harms/MPSD at CFEL

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