Christopher T. L. Smeenk

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Christopher Smeenk is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics at University of Ottawa and the Joint Attosecond Science Lab at National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada. His research focuses on applications of ultrashort laser pulses to control and image matter on the atomic and molecular scale.


A New Look at the Hydrogen Wave Function

A newly-developed “quantum microscope” uses photoionization and an electrostatic magnifying lens to directly observe the electron orbitals of an excited hydrogen atom. Read More »