Nat S Ford (natf) wrote,
Nat S Ford

Woah! Science!

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Photosynthesis viewed in a flash

Dr Mercer's method can look at those electron couplings directly with just one "ultrafast" laser pulse lasting 100 femtoseconds - or ten thousand million times shorter than an average camera flash.

"We're looking at the shape of something before the laser was even there - it's a whole new world of what you can look at."
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