Enhancing temporal resolution in pump-probe experiments with noisy pulses
1 Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Saupfercheckweg 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
2 Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Pudong, Shanghai 201210, China
3 Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Bundesallee 100, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
We show how light fields that vary statistically in time (e.g. at FELs) enable higher temporal resolution than expected from their average pulse duration. An experimental example in deuterium molecules confirmed this general effect.
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