Attosecond optics is a young branch of ultrafast laser science. In this short review, we introduce some of the important advancements and latest developments in generating and characterizing single isolated attosecond XUV/X-ray pulses.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 24, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2010
Published: October 1, 2010
(2010) Advances in Optics and Photonics
Zenghu Chang and P. Corkum, "Attosecond photon sources: the first decade and beyond [Invited]," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, B9-B17 (2010)