Attosecond laboratory in Riyadh is taking shape

The Department of Physics and Astronomy’s Laboratory for Attosecond Physics at King Saud University is currently taking shape. The first tables for laser experiments were recently aligned in the cleanroom, the femtosecond laser-system has reached the University, and the beamline for the production of attosecond light-flashes and their application in basic research is also ready to be set up. From now on, the construction of scientific tools is taking place and by the end of 2014, the laboratory-infrastructure will be completed.

The laboratory