Research activities in attosecond pulses & high order laser harmonic generation - above threshold ionization 

Researches carried out in close collaboration with Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnology of the National Research Council, Padova and Milano and with the Politecnico of Milano, as well as with many groups worldwide.

FEXRAYS INFM Advanced Research Project 1997-2000, - ATTOphysics Network, CLUSTERS INFM Advanced Research Project 2001-2004, Ultrashort XUV Pulses for Time-Resolved and Non-Linear Applications - XTRA Network

PRIN 2004-2006: Physical processes in the attosecond domain, PRIN 2006-2008: Ultrashort high-energy IR pulses with self-stabilized carrier-envelope phase for the generation of XUV-soft X coherent radiation

Press release, in italian, for the observation of absolute-phase phenomena, reported in Nature on Nov. 8th, 2001 (vol. 414, pag. 182)

Press release, in italian, for the single-shot analysis of high-harmonics generation, reported in Physical Review Letters and Optics Letters

Adaptive wavefront optimization in the generation of coherent Extreme-Ultraviolet ultrafast pulses, reported in Optics Letters on January 15, 2004.

Press release, in italian, for the generation of isolated attosecond pulses of extreme ultraviolet

radiation, reported in Nature Physics on Apr. 23th, 2006 (vol. 2, pag. 319)

Generation of quasi-single-cycle isolated pulses in the XUV region, of 130 attosecond duration, reported in Science on Oct. 20th, 2006 (vol. 314, pag. 443)

Experimental demonstration of the operation of the Duration-Preserving Extreme-Utraviolet Ultrafast Monochromator, reported in Optics Letters on October 1, 2007.

Adaptive compression of a sub-two-optical-cycle pulse at 1600 nm, reported in Optics Letters on April 1, 2008.