Attosecond Science

Real time observation of electron dynamics in matter

We CFEL-ATTO develop advanced attosecond technologies to investigate the light-activated dynamics of matter with extreme time resolution. In particular, the main goal of our research is to track and ideally control the electronic motion in systems of increasing complexity, from simple molecules to biochemically relevant molecules and nanoparticles.

Recent highlights

Gaia Giovannetti has been awarded the Best Poster Prize at the AttoChem 2nd Annual Meeting

26 October 2021

Gaia Giovannetti from the CFEL-ATTO group in DESY, Hamburg has been awarded the First Prize for the presentation of her poster, entitled "A table-top Soft X-ray beamline for transient absorption experiments in liquid phase". Congratulations, Gaia!

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CFEL-ATTO receives funding through PIER Seed Projects

19 October 2021

Vincent Wanie from the CFEL-ATTO group has been selected by the Partnership for Innovation, Education and Research (PIER) to fund a project titled ‘HIGH-repetition-rate ultraviolet beamLine for hIGH-statistics spectroscopy at the few-femtosecond Timescale [HIGHLIGHT]’.

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The 2nd Annual Workshop of the COST Action AttoChem

13 October 2021