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Seeking the Primordial Light of the Universe: Prof. Konstantinos Tassis, Associated Researcher of IESL-FORTH, receives a Consolidator Award from the European Research Council (ERC) for the implementation of the PASIPHAE project
Nov 30, 2017Konstantinos Tassis, Assistant Professor of the Department of Physics of the University of Crete and Associate Faculty Member of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), was awarded a “Consolidator Grant” by the European Research Council (ERC) to implement the PASIPHAE experiment (http://pasiphae.science/).
Dr. Marinos Sariyannis has earned a European Research Council Consolidator Grant (H2020-ERC-COG-2017) with the project GHOST
Nov 30, 2017Dr. Marinos Sariyannis has earned a European Research Council Consolidator Grant (H2020-ERC-COG-2017) with the project GHOST - Geographies and Histories of the Ottoman Supernatural Tradition: Exploring Magic, the Marvelous, and the Strange in Ottoman Mentalities.
Alexandros Lappas, Research Director at FORTH, Selected to Receive a Competitive U.S. Office of Naval Research Grant Award
Oct 04, 2017Alexandros Lappas, a chemical physicist at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), will be supported by the U.S. Office of Naval Research Global (ONRG) under their international Research Grants scheme to conduct interdisciplinary, basic scientific research in the area of magnetism and superconductivity.
Quantum spectrometer in the extreme-ultraviolet (XUV)
Jul 26, 2017Researchers at IESL-FORTH, Attosecond Science and Technology Laboratory, led by Dr. Paraskevas Tzallas, in collaboration with scientists at the Department of Physics, University of Crete and the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany, have developed a novel quantum optical approach for describing interactions of intense electromagnet fields with atoms. This approach, published recently in Nature Communications , has led to the development of a quantum spectrometer in the extreme-ultraviolet (XUV) spectral range. The work unifies two, until recently disjoint fields, quantum optics and strong-field physics and paves the way for a new era of experimental investigations of strong-field laser matter interaction in the context of quantum optics.