Welcome to the Institut für Quantenoptik
The Institut für Quantenoptik at the Leibniz Universität Hannover focuses on applied and fundamental research in laser physics and the interaction of light and matter. Research topics range from the production of quantum gases to the production of plasmas with ultrashort laser pulses. The institute also provides central parts of the education within the Bachelor and Master courses in physics and related topics.
A Million Times Brighter than the Sun - White Light as an Extremely Short Pulse
http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v110/i23/e233901 Researchers from the Leibniz Universität Hannover, the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics as well as the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy have developed a new concept to generate optical white-light pulses in the visible and near infrared. These pulses can be compressed to extremely short pulse duration, comprising only a single oscillation of the optical carrier field. The generation...