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October 5, 2014
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Dynamic Spectroscopy Duo

2D Electronic-Vibrational Spectroscopy Technique Provides Unprecedented Look into Photochemical Reactions From allowing our eyes to see, to enabling green plants to harvest energy from the sun, photochemical reactions – reactions triggered by light – are both ubiquitous and critical to … Continue reading

November 23, 2013
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Diamond Imperfections Pave the Way to Technology Gold

Berkeley Study Provides Unprecedented Details on Ultrafast Processes in Diamond Nitrogen Vacancy Centers From supersensitive detections of magnetic fields to quantum information processing, the key to a number of highly promising advanced technologies may lie in one of the most … Continue reading

October 4, 2013
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Flawed Diamonds: Gems for New Technology

Using ultra-fast laser pulses, a team of researchers led by UA assistant professor Vanessa Huxter has made the first detailed observation of how energy travels through diamonds containing nitrogen-vacancy centers – promising candidates for a variety of technological advances such … Continue reading

September 4, 2012
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Synchronized Lasers Measure How Light Changes Matter

Berkeley Lab scientists and their colleagues have successfully probed the effects of light at the atomic scale by mixing x-ray and optical light waves at the Linac Coherent Light Source Light changes matter in ways that shape our world. Photons … Continue reading

January 8, 2012
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The Next Big Step Toward Atom-Specific Dynamical Chemistry

*Berkeley Lab scientists push chemistry to the edge, testing plans for a new generation of light sources* For Ali Belkacem of Berkeley Lab’s Chemical Sciences Division, “What is chemistry?” is not a rhetorical question. “Chemistry is inherently dynamical,” he answers. … Continue reading

August 7, 2010
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For the First Time Ever, Scientists Watch an Atom’s Electrons Moving in Real Time

An international team of scientists led by groups from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) in Garching, Germany, and from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley has used … Continue reading