The directed acceleration of ions with lasers is one of the current challenges in the field of light-matter interaction. This process can be realized…

Carbonic acid, the hydrated form of carbon dioxide, is one of the most omnipresent molecules on earth. Carbonic acid (H2CO3), however, has hitherto…

The largest acceleration of neutral particles in the laboratory to date has been achieved by laser physicists at the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear…

The recently published issue of Physical Review Letters (Vol. 103 Issue 13) selected a publication of the Max Born Institute for the cover image. In…

For the first time, researchers have been able to follow "live" how the electronic states inside a molecule change, which are ionized by a strong…

Nature photonics selected one of the most recent publications from the MBI's ongoing collaboration with the Jean Monnet University of Saint Etienne,…

Scientists at the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy in Berlin, Markus Breusing, Claus Ropers and Thomas Elsässer,…

Scientists of the MBI (IV Hertel, I. Shchatsinin, T. Laarmann, N. Zhavoronkov, H.-H. Ritze, and CP Schulz) have now shown that with elliptically…