Contact: Dr. Andreas Battenberg
Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Caption: This is Tim Paasch-Colberg with a mode-locked laser at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics. The laser emits flashes of light that last for a few femtoseconds. A new glass-based phase detector now enables simpler and more precise control of their waveforms.
Credit: Thorsten Naeser
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