Tag Archives: elektromagnetische Welle

Blick in komplexe Lichtwellenformen

Mit einer neuen Methode lässt sich erstmals erfassen, wie sich das elektrische Feld von schwacher Strahlung bewegt

Einem internationalen Forschungsteam unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Sansone vom Physikalischen Institut der Universität Freiburg ist es erstmals gelungen, die komplexe Entwicklung des elektrischen Feldes von schwachen Lichtpulsen vollständig zu charakterisieren. Das Team hat seine Ergebnisse im Fachjournal „Nature Photonics” veröffentlicht. (more…)

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Yale historian Jay Winter: War is a Pandora’s Box

Jay Winter, the Charles J. Stille Professor of History and editor of the recently published three-volume “Cambridge History of the First World War,” recently spoke to YaleNews about how WWI has impacted the 20th century, what lessons can be learned from the conflict, and the emergence of a global history of the so-called “Great War.” The following is an edited version of that conversation.

One of your areas of study is the remembrance of war in the 20th century, such as memorial and mourning sites. What led you to study this topic?

My mother’s family was wiped out in the Holocaust, and its shadow haunted my childhood. Writing about mourning practices in the aftermath of the First World War was an indirect way of confronting indirectly part of my childhood. (more…)

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