News tagged with electrons

Physicist shrinking electron-laser technology

Free electron lasers—powerful devices that can peer deep into molecular structure and the ultrafast timescales of chemistry—cost billions to build and are miles long, but an Arizona State University professor is constructing ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in General Physics
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A resonator for electrons

Resonators are an important tool in physics. The curved mirrors inside the resonators usually focus light waves that act, for instance, on atoms. Physicists at ETH Zurich have now managed to build a resonator for electrons ...

dateOct 13, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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