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Ion collision effects in hydrogen-like recombination x-ray lasers
Author(s): Jeffrey M. Marsh; David C. Eder; H. A. Scott
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Paper Abstract

We investigate the influence of ion collisional excitation on gain estimates for lasing between the two 3d - 2p fine-structure transitions in a recombining, hydrogen-like magnesium plasma. A sizable reduction of the 3d3/2 - 2p1/2 gain coefficient is found, resulting from both collisional population transfer and from lower state broadening of the emission profile. The need for care in evaluating the latter effect is discussed

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Date Published: 5 February 1992
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1551, Ultrashort Wavelength Lasers, (5 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.134834
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Jeffrey M. Marsh, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
David C. Eder, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
H. A. Scott, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1551:
Ultrashort Wavelength Lasers
Szymon Suckewer, Editor(s)

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