Anne L’Huillier has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council’s (ERC) Advanced Grant of approximately SEK 25 million for the project Quantum Physics with Attosecond Pulses. With the grant from ERC Anne and colleagues plan to use laser technology to create ultra-short light pulses to study the motion of electrons within atoms and molecules. Their work will provide a new basic understanding of the dynamics inside atoms.
The grant of EUR 2.5 million for a five-year period will be used to employ doctoral students and postdocs and to buy laser equipment. It is the third time that Anne L’Huillier has received an ERC Advanced Grant. Congratulations!