Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 7

Chefredakteur: Peter Gölitz, Stellvertreter: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

Cover Picture

15/2000The cover picture shows the experimental principles of femtochemistry, the field concerned with the real-time observation of physical, chemical, and biological changes on the femtosecond time scale. The clocking of the femtosecond events is made using laser pulses, one to initiate the change and others to take snapshots. Studies of the motion at atomic-scale resolution provide a telescopic view of the molecular world. More information about this fascinating topic is described by A. H. Zewail in his Nobel Lecture on page 2586 ff. It is quite fitting that at the back of this issue is the inaugural issue of ChemPhysChem, announced in earlier editorials.

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